March 28, 2012
The University of New Mexico baseball team has been named West Region Team of the Week by collegebaseballinsider.com after they took two of three from TCU over the weekend to move into sole-posession of first place in the Mountain West. The Lobos scored a 9-8 walkoff victory on Friday, fell 5-4 on Saturday, and then posted a 12-7 win on Sunday to capture the series. It was the first time the Lobos had defeated TCU in a home series in the program's history. Mitchell Garver, on his way to being named Mountain West Player of the Week, went 5-12 (.417) in the series with seven runs, a triple, his third home run, and three runs batted in to pace the Lobos.