New Mexico State to start developmental men’s soccer program
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State and University Degrees Abroad have announced they have agreed to establish a developmental men’s soccer program at the university.
KRQE-TV reports the announcement Wednesday means New Mexico State will soon begin recruiting state, regional and international players to take part in the program.
Under the agreement, European-style academy with professional coaching environment will be established on the New Mexico State campus
University Degrees Abroad operates a year-round developmental soccer academy in England.
The move comes after New Mexico this year disbanded its men’s soccer program amid budget concerns and controversies around overall athletic spending. It was among the school’s most successful athletics program.
Information from: KRQE-TV, http://www.krqe.com