Five UNLV athletes gained U.S. Track Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic honors, and the Rebels received all-academic team recognition.
Seven members of the UNLV swimming and diving program gained College Swim Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America honorable mention.
Dietitian Nicole Kiley has emerged as an invaluable cog within UNLV’s athletic department, providing nuanced, detailed guidelines tailored to the needs of student-athletes.
Scheberies and three lifelong friends helped to rescue Francisco Chavez when his 70-foot cliff jump went awry in Grass Falls, California.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected budgets at college athletic departments throughout the country, including UNLV, and could have long-term ramifications.
The Mountain West said athletes would be allowed to take part in on-campus workouts. The conference also announced it was taking several cost-cutting steps.
UNLV athletes registered a 3.22 semester GPA, besting the mark of 3.09 set in the fall of 2018. Their cumulative GPA was 3.13, beating the 3.09 set in spring of 2019.
The schools tied at 13.5 points apiece, but the tiebreaker went to the Rebels for winning the Fremont Cannon when they defeated UNR 33-30 on the football field.
Boise State’s athletic department and San Diego State’s men’s basketball program provide example of stability leading to success.
UNLV set school Academic Progress Report records with a single-year 990 and a four-year average of 979. A perfect score is 1,000.