Lobo Scholar-Athletes honored at UNM awards banquet
Photo: University of New Mexico
April 23, 2019 06:12 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Many Lobo athletes were honored last night at the University of New Mexico Athletic Department's Lobo Scholar-Athlete Banquet.
The awards honor athletes who excel in the classroom.
267 student-athletes were named Lobo Scholar-Athletes for carrying a 3.2 cumulative GPA.
Three student-athletes were given one of the top honors which is the Director's Chair Award. The award is given to those that will graduate with a 4.0 grade point average.
The three honored with the director's chair were Mark MacGrath (men's golf), Benjamin Berend (men's skiing) and Katharine Irwin (women's skiing).
Among the awards were for the Top Academic Program, which was given to beach volleyball. The Most Improved award was given to the football program.
Created: April 23, 2019 06:12 AM
Copyright 2019 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved