New Mexico is ranked in the coaches' Top 25 for the first time in 13 seasons.
The Lobos (13-2) moved into the USA Today/NFCA Top 25 at No. 25 this week for the first time since the 1999 season when they went 42-14 overall. New Mexico's 13-2 start matches the 1984 team for the best record after 15 games in school history.
UNM went 4-1 at last week's Cathedral City Classic, beating
New Mexico also jumped to No. 4 in this week's Mid Major Softball Poll, which features three Mountain West teams. San Diego State follows closely behind at No. 5, with Boise State at No. 17 this week.