March 31, 2008
Up Next For Lobo Baseball
Exhibition Game vs Albuquerque Isotopes
Tuesday, April 1 6:05 p.m.
Isotopes Park Albuquerque, N.M.
Live Stats, Audio and Video: Links available on GoLobos.com. UNM Media Relations Assistant Daniel Archuleta will call the action from Isotopes Park.
Against Albuquerque Isotopes: For the fourth consecutive year, the Lobos will play the Albuquerque Isotopes in an exhibition game at Isotopes Park - the home field for both teams. In 2007, the Lobos fell in an exhibition game with the Albuquerque Isotopes, Triple-A affiliate of the Florida Marlins. The `Topes rallied from a 2-1 deficit in the third to beat UNM, 8-2, in front of 2,600 fans.
Up Next: The Lobos return to Mountain West Conference action at San Diego State, April 4-6. The Aztecs are currently in first place in the league standings at 5-1, while the Lobos are tied for fourth at 3-3.
LOBO BASEBALL QUICK HITS
Cavazos-Galvez Named MWC Player of the Week ... Junior transfer Brian Cavazos-Galvez, an Albuquerque Manzano High School product, led the Lobos to a 5-1 non-conference record last week, going 15-for-26 from the plate (.577), with five doubles, eight RBI and 12 runs scored. He started the week going 4-for-8 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored in UNM's two-game series split with New Mexico State. In the first game of a four-game tilt vs. Vermont, Cavazos-Galvez went 4-for-4 with two doubles, three RBI and three runs scored in a 12-3 Lobo win. In the first game of Saturday's doubleheader vs. the Catamounts, he went 2-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored, and followed with another 4-for-4 outing from the plate in game two, scoring three more runs as the Lobos won each contest by a 9-4 margin. In the final game of the series, Cavazos-Galvez went 1-for-5 with an RBI single and two runs scored in an 8-3 win. Cavazos-Galvez is the second Lobo to receive the honor this season. Dane Hamilton earned the honor on March 24.
Kerr Throws Complete Game ... Junior transfer Will Kerr became the first Lobo pitcher to throw a complete game when he went the distance against Vermont on March 28. Kerr was down 3-1 after three innings but buckled down and stopped the Catamounts the rest of the way for the 12-3 win. He sat down the final 10 batters of the game.
RED CROSS UNIT ... Junior pitcher Willy Kesler will be out for 2-3 weeks as he recovers from surgery on March 29 to remove his appendix ... Junior center fielder Max Willett broke his hand against Northern Iowa on March 8 when he was hit by a pitch and is expected to miss most of the season.