Jan. 11, 2010
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - University of New Mexico junior catcher Rafael Neda was named to the Ping!baseball Preseason All-America first team as announced by the web site. Last season Neda hit .415 and helped lead the Lobos to a national batting title. He also had seven home runs and 49 RBIs.
Neda was named to the 2010 Pro-Line Athletic Preseason All-America Team on Dec. 12, 2009. A two-time All-MWC selection Neda is one of the best prospects in the country behind the dish.
The Lobos start the season at College World Series runner-up Texas on Feb. 19-21. For more information visit www.GoLobos.com.