Every week this summer, we will hear from a different Lady Rebel as she catches up UNLVRebels.com readers with an account of how their summer is going, an update on their workouts and their goal for the upcoming season. This fifth installment is provided by senior forward Alana Cesarz.
The UNLV track & field program was named a 2014 Division I All-Academic Track & Field Team by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the fifth straight year behind its 3.02 cumulative GPA. UNLV was one of 208 squads to earn honors for its efforts not only in competition, but also inside the classroom.
For the sixth consecutive year UNLV football will team up with the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl in offering a free youth clinic on campus. A limited number of spaces are still available for the event on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Rebel Park.
The 2014 UNLV Football Media Guide is now live and online at the website unlvrebels.com. The 198-page publication includes biographies of the Rebel players and coaches along with a season outlook, 2013 review and all-time record book. The printed version of the guide was debuted July 22 at the start of the annual Mountain West Conference Football Media Days at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Three UNLV players were named to the Preseason All-Mountain West Football Team for the first time since 2006 as the league released its official list Tuesday to kick off this year's annual Media Days at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
The UNLV cross country program unveiled its 2014 fall schedule on Monday. The Rebel harriers are slated to compete in four meets prior to the 2014 Mountain West Championships and the NCAA West Regional.
Former UNLV pitcher Erick Fedde joined the Washington Nationals after agreeing to terms on a deal worth approximately $2.5 million, according to Jim Callis of MLB.com, just hours before the signing deadline on Friday.