Men's Soccer Kicks Off Spring Season Saturday
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  04/01/2008
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

April 1, 2008

The University of New Mexico men's soccer team kicks off its spring season this weekend when it hosts Air Force and Fort Lewis on Robertson Field Saturday. The Lobos take on the Falcons at 9:00 a.m. (M.D.T.), followed by a 3:00 p.m. match against the SkyHawks.

The Lobos will also make three trips during the spring semester, including matches at Wake Forest and Duke. UNM takes on the defending NCAA Champ Demon Deacons in Winston Salem, N.C. on Friday, April 11, at 5:00 p.m. (M.D.T.). The Lobos then travel to Durham, N.C., for a 10:00 a.m. match against the Blue Devils on Sunday, April 13.

New Mexico heads south to El Paso, Texas, for a pair of matches the following weekend. UNM faces the Premier Development League's El Paso Patriots on Friday, April 18 at 5:00 p.m. (M.D.T.) and the Juarez-Indios on Sunday, April 20 at noon.

UNM is also slated to face Major League Soccer's Colorado Rapids in late April. The match will take place in Denver, Colo., with the exact date and time still to be determined.

UNM Spring Tournament
April 5 - Lobos vs. Air Force - Robertson Field - 9:00 a.m.
April 5 - Lobos vs. Fort Lewis College - Robertson Field - 3:00 p.m.
Air Force and Fort Lewis Recaps

North Carolina Trip
April 11 - Lobos at Wake Forest - Winston-Salem, N.C. - 5:00 p.m.
Lobos Tie Defending NCAA Champ Wake Forest 1-1
April 13 - Lobos at Duke - Durham, N.C. - 10:00 a.m.
Lobos Drop Duke 1-0

El Paso, Texas Trip
April 18 - Lobos at El Paso Partiots - El Paso, Texas - 5:00 p.m.
Lobos Pound Patriots 3-1 in Spring Exhibition Action
April 20 - Lobos vs. Juarez Indios - El Paso, Texas - 12:00 p.m.

Denver, Colo. Trip
April 30 - Lobos at Colorado Rapids - Denver, Colo. - 10:00 a.m.
Lobos Fall to the Rapids 4-2

Saturday, August 15
7:00 PM -
Men's Soccer
vs. Air Force (Exhibition)
Wednesday, August 19
7:00 PM -
Men's Soccer
vs. Grand Canyon (Exhibition)
Saturday, August 22
7:00 PM -
Men's Soccer
at Denver (Exhibition)
Saturday, August 29
5:00 PM - 
Men's Soccer