UNM is ranked No. 24 by Baseball America thanks to a seven-game win streak and six straight MW series wins
UNM's victory over Nevada keeps the Lobos in sole possession of first in the Mountain West
UNM currently holds a one-game lead in the conference race over San Diego St. with 15 MW games remaining
The Lobos host New Mexico St. in the second and final meeting between the two teams this season
Josh Melendez was named MW Player of the Week while freshman righty Drew Bridges was named MW Pitcher of the Week
PERSONAL:Born on Dec. 30, 1993, in Montrose, Colo., to Richard and Ivy Bridges ... has a younger brother, Luke, and a younger sister, Kyra ... played baseball and basketball for four years at Fruita Monument High School in Fruita, Colo. ... was three-time Southwestern League Player of the Year in basketball ... achieved a 4.0 GPA all four years in high school ... favorite athlete is Derek Jeter ... movie of choice is The Dark Knight ... favorite food is his mom's cooking ... his mom, Ivy, played volleyball at Adams State ... majoring in business.