New Mexico Lobos

New Mexico Lobos
The New Mexico Lobos
University University of New Mexico
Conference(s) Mountain West
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation[A 1]
NCAA Division I
Athletics director Paul Krebs
Location Albuquerque, NM
Varsity teams 19
Football stadium University Stadium
Basketball arena The Pit
Baseball stadium Isotopes Park
Soccer stadium Soccer-Track Complex
Other arenas Johnson Gymnasium
Mascot Lobo Louie and Lobo Lucy
Nickname Lobo
Fight song Hail New Mexico
Colors Cherry, Silver, and Black



The New Mexico Lobos are the athletic teams representing the University of New Mexico. The university's athletic program fields teams in 19 varsity sports. The Lobos participate in the NCAA Division I and is a charter member of the Mountain West Conference (MWC). The men's soccer program is the only varsity team that does not compete in the MWC, but instead participates in Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF).



The "Lobo" nickname goes back many years. They varsity athletic teams were originally referred to as "The University Boys" or "Varsities". During 1920 the student newspaper UNM Weekly editor George S. Bryan came up with the name Lobo, which is the Spanish word for wolf.[1]

Varsity sports






  1. ^ New Mexico Lobos teams compete in the Mountain West Conference for all sports excluding men's soccer, which competes in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.

External links

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