In the 1993-94 Western Athletic Conference men's composite rankings, New Mexico finished third for the second consecutive year. It's only the fourth time in the past 11 years that New Mexico finished lower than second. The women's athletic program at UNM placed sixth in the 1993-94 WAC women's composite rankings. A total of seven sports were represented by individuals or teams at their respective NCAA Championships, while 10 of UNM's 18 WAC-affiliated sports finished fourth or higher in the conference standings. Overall, New Mexico won three WAC Championships during the 1993-94 athletic season including men's basketball, women's golf and men's tennis. Additionally, four coaches, Dave Bliss, Dennis Franchione, Sarah Hindi and Tim Cass, were named WAC Coach of the Year. For Cass it was the fourth consecutive year he has been honored as WAC Coach of the Year. To cap it off, 11 New Mexico athletes earned All-America honors over the course of the 1993-94 athletic calendar and two of those athletes, Chris LaMorte (gymnastics) and Niklas Skoglund (skiing) won individual national titles in their respective sports. In the academic arena, a total of 29 UNM athletes were named WAC Scholar Athletes (a minimum cumulative 3.2 GPA), while all of UNM's student-athletes combined for a 2.70 GPA in the spring of '94.
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University of New Mexico. "Annual Report of the University, 1993-1994, Volumes 1-4." (1994). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/unm_annual_reports/42