Ben Altamirano Field
Ben Altamirano Field is home to the Mustang football team. The field is named after the late Ben. D. Altamirano who was inducted into the WNMU Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005 in honor of his work supporting the university’s athletic programs. A Silver City native, Altamirano served in the New Mexico Senate, holding his District 28 seat since 1971. Prior to entering legislature, Altamirano served as a Grant County Commissioner for four years and spent 10 years on the Silver City Town Council.