Lobos rake in the awards

Posted at: 05/22/2013 6:05 PM
Updated at: 05/22/2013 6:09 PM
By: J.P. Murrieta, KOB Eyewitness Sports 4

DJ Peterson voted Co-Player of the Year
DJ Peterson voted Co-Player of the Year

Mitch Garver voted Co-Player of the Year
Mitch Garver voted Co-Player of the Year

Ray Birmingham voted the MWC Coach of the Year
Ray Birmingham voted the MWC Coach of the Year

The Mountain West announced the All-Conference Baseball Awards this week and the Lobos cleaned up.  For the second straight season, The Mountain West coaches voted UNM’s Mitch Garver and DJ Peterson the Co-Players of the Year.  The duo ranked among the top three in almost every offensive category this season.  UNM head coach Ray Birmingham was named the Coach of the Year for the second straight year.  Birmingham led the Lobos to a 25-5 conference record.

UNM’s Alex albritton, Josh Melendez and Sam Wolff were also named to the All-Conference First Team.  UNM’s Sam Haggerty was the Co-Freshman of the Year.