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Aggies & Lobos Announce Rio Grande Rivalry Trophy

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico State Athletics Department in a joint effort with the University of New Mexico Athletics Department announced Friday, July 13th that with the help of Route 66 Casino as a title sponsor, will start a traveling rivalry trophy between the two schools.

The NMSU vs. UNM Rivalry Series, formally called the Rio Grande Rivalry, will premier with the 2007-2008 athletic calendar year and will highlight one of the most competitive rivalries in the nation.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Spring 2007 Academic All-WAC Aggie Athletes

Written by NMSU Athletic Dept.

DENVER, CO – The Western Athletic Conference recently named 56 student-athletes from New Mexico State University to its Spring Academic All-WAC team.

The Aggies had 27 student-athletes honored from its spring sports and had 29 freshman or transfers named to the 2006-07 Academic All-WAC Freshman and Transfer list.

New Mexico State had 16 freshmen honored for their academic achievements. Only Idaho had more freshman named to the list in the conference from all spring sports that NMSU participates in.

“It is a privilege to be part of the process with our student-athletes and to see how they continue to commit themselves to educational development,” Assistant Athletic Director/Student Development and Academic Services Coordinator James Hall said. “We are certainly in line with what Dr. Martin and Dr. Boston had in vision with their strategic plan.”  Continue Reading This Post >>