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The Lobos have advanced to the NCAA playoffs four of the last five seasons. In 2004 the Lobos played into the “Sweet 16” of the NCAA tournament. In 2005 the Lobos continued to make history by advancing to the NCAA National Championship. Head coach Jeremy Fishbein has seen to it that the Lobos maintain the highest academic standards with a 3.2 GPA or higher the last six seasons. All the while the Lobos have maintained their commitment to community service.
The University of New Mexico Lobo Men's Soccer Team continued to build on the precedent of success with the historic 2011 season, during which it finished undefeated for the first time in the history with an 18-0-4 record and was named the City of Albuquerque's Sports Hall of Fame Team of the Year. The Lobos set a new program record for consecutive games won in a single season with 13 straight wins, and also set a program record for games unbeaten overall and in a single season, surpassing the previous records of 20 games unbeaten over two seasons and 11 games unbeaten in a single season. The Lobos finished their season ranked No. 1 in the country in all three major polls, and the team took first place in three tournaments, including the TLC, Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Invitational, the University of Akron Tournament, and the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament. New Mexico made its ninth NCAA Tournament appearance in the past 11 seasons and its third in the "Sweet 16" (2004, 2005 and 2011). Also in 2005, the Lobos advanced to the National Championship game for the first time in program history.
Head coach Jeremy Fishbein was named the 2011 Hall of Fame Coach of the Year by the City of Albuquerque, and was named the Far West Region Coach of the Year for the second time in his career. Coach Fishbein finished the season with a Division I .726 winning percentage boasts a team that has maintained academic standards of a 3.2 GPA or above in seven of the past eight seasons.
Following the 2011 season, the New Mexico Lobo men's soccer program saw three players named to the MPSF All-Tournament team, including the tournament MVP. Two players combined for three All-America awards and five Lobos were named All-Region. Additionally, three players collected a combined four scholastic awards. Two players were also drafted in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft.