Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

UNLV Makes Statement, Ends UNM's Season.(Final)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

Rebels Cruise After 6-Run 1st

A season that appeared to hold such promise for the University of New Mexico baseball team came to an unfulfilled end Thursday.

UNLV scored six runs in the first inning and never looked back in rolling to a 12-5 romp that ousted the Lobos from the double-elimination Mountain West Conference tournament.

UNM finished its season by losing seven of its last eight games. After sliding from second to fourth place by getting swept during the final series of the regular season, the Lobos (34-26) went 0-2 in the tournament at Isotopes Park, where UNM will play its home games next season.

The regular-season champion Rebels (43-15) used seven hits and two walks to score their six first-inning runs and put the Lobos away early. …

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