The University of New Mexico men’s golf team won the Mountain West Conference championship during the season. Away from the golf course, and in the classroom, the Lobos finished as national champions.
The Lobos were named Academic National Champoinships for finishing with the top grade-point average in NCAA Division I, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced on Wednesday.
The UNM men’s golf team posted a 3.66 GPA in the spring after finishing the fall 2018 semester with a 3.50 GPA.
UNM was also one of 32 schools across all divisions to earn the President’s Special Recognition honor for achieving a cumulative season GPA of 3.5 or higher.