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.
UNLV athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois said through a spokesman that she was pulling her name out of the UCLA AD job search.
Former UNLV and MLB star Matt Williams manages the Kia Tigers of the Korea Baseball Organization, which plays in empty stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic.
UNLV’s budget cuts, made in response to the financial fallout from the COVID-19 crisis that has shut down athletic events throughout the country, were mostly in travel expenses.
UNLV athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois did not directly address reports that she is a leading candidate for the same position at UCLA.
UNLV athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois appears to be a leading candidate at UCLA, according to a person close to the situation.
UNLV senior pitcher Chase Maddux, senior left fielder Grant Robbins and junior catcher Eric Bigani were named to the 24-member All-Mountain West baseball team.
UNLV senior second baseman Justine Federe, junior first baseman Mia Trejo and sophomore pitcher Jenny Bressler were named to the 27-member All-Mountain West softball team for a second straight season.
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UNLV seniors En-Pei Huang, Alex Kobelt and Eric Samuelsson and juniors Izumi Asano and Jordan Sauer gained All-Mountain West tennis honors, the league announced Thursday.
“Seats for Service” provides tickets to UNLV sports events to first responders and those in the armed services and their families.