Five Lobo soccer players honored by Conference USA

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Conference USA has announced postseason honors for its conference.

Five Lobos were honored. Lobo seniors Chris Wehan and Niko Hansen get the nod for first team all-conference. For Wehan, a midfielder, it is his third time picking up first team conference honors.

Wehan, who is also on the Mac Hermann Trophy watch list, has 65 points on 29 goals scored in his career. Hansen, a forward on the team, leads the conference in five categories, including goals scored with 10. He is also top in game winning goals at five. His game winning total is also good for ninth in the nation.

Lobo defenders Tom Smart and Matthew Constant were named to the All Freshman Team. Smart also got a second team All-Conference nod. Lobos defender Chris Gurule is a third team All-Conference selection. The Lobos open up play in the Conference USA Tournament Wednesday at noon. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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