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University of New Mexico - Men's Soccer Camps
University of New Mexico - Men's Soccer Camps
MOUNTAIN PACIFIC SPORTS FEDERATION CHAMPIONS
2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011 Conference USA Champions 2013

Lobo Soccer Academy

Lobo Soccer Success

Lobo Soccer - An Era of Excellence: 2002 - Present
Jeremy Fishbein was named head coach of the University of New Mexico men’s soccer program in the summer of 2002 and has built Lobo Soccer into a national power on a foundation of EXCELLENCE: in the classroom, in the community and on the field. The Lobos have achieved widespread success in all facets of their mission with rich history and tradition for over a decade.

Academic Success

  • Earned the prestigious NSCAA Team Academic Award ten times in the last eleven season
  • Produced 17 NSCAA Academic All-Americans
  • 39 Lobos have received Academic All-District honors
  • New Mexico Soccer earned a 3.44 team grade point average last fall, which tied program record
  • Josh Dye finish second in the 2013 Elite 89 Award, which is the highest individual academic award in the nation
  • Lobo Soccer players have earned Academic All-Conference honors 86 different ocassions
  • Simon Ejdemyr was named the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American of the Year in 2009
  • Chris Wright was a Rhodes Scholar finalist after his senior season in 2009

Development of Local & International Young Men

  • Lobo Soccer has graduated nearly two dozen native New Mexicans with four more from the Land of Enchantment on the 2016 roster
  • Soccer is the world’s game and UNM is no different; last year’s roster included players from ten different countries
  • Alumni have gone on to enter a variety of careers; business, law, medicine, coaching and professional soccer

Creating Roles Models in the Community

  • Lobo Soccer is amongst the most prolific UNM programs in participation in community service projects
  • The program is heavily involved with the Notah Begay III Foundation
  • New Mexico players volunteer for youth clinics in Albuquerque and on pueblos and reservations throughout the State
  • Last summer’s Lobo Soccer camps and clinics welcomed nearly 800 youth of all ages

Excellence on the Field

  • Nine NCAA Tournament appearances in the last twelve seaons
  • Two Final Four appearances in 2005 and 2013 with the 2005 Lobos advancing to the National Championship Match
  • One of only three programs in the nation to advance to the “Sweet 16” of the 2011, 2012 and 2013 NCAA Tournaments
  • Five “Conference Players of the Year” in the past nine seasons
  • Won 11 Conference Titles in the past 15 years
  • Finished the season ranked in the national “Top Ten” five times in the last ten seasons
  • From 2002 to present, the program has won 187 games for an average of 13 wins per season
  • Since 2005, Lobo Soccer has had 14 All-Americans (14 players earn 29 awards), 34 All-Region and 87 All-Conference award winners

Producing Professionals

  • 19 players have been selected in the MLS Draft
  • Lobo Soccer was one of only four programs in the country to have four players drafted in the 2014 MLS Draft
  • Blake Smith became the highest draft pick in UNM history when he was selected eighth overall in the 2013 MLS Draft
  • Alumni of the program have gone on to play in professional leagues in North America, Central America and Europe
  • Former Lobo Andrew Boyens played for New Zealand in the 2010 World Cup

One-Of-A-Kind Home Environment

  • New Mexico has finished in the “Top Ten” in the NCAA in attendance ten times in the last twelve seasons
  • UNM has defeated a “Top 25” ranked team 15 times at home including two wins over the No. 1 team in the nation
  • The Lobos are 100-19-11 at the UNM Soccer Complex under head coach Jeremy Fishbein