Robert Ritchie (1959-61/ Basketball, Track and Field)

Ritchie, who lettered in basketball in 1959 and track and field at Nevada in 1959-61, finished seventh at the 1960 NCAA Track Field Championship at Berkeley, Calif., in the long jump with a leap of 23 feet, 11 inches. Later in the summer of 1960, he placed eighth at the United States Olympic Trials at Stanford California, in the long jump. Ritchie, who lives in the Bay Area, was a three-time Far Western Conference champion, 1959-61, in his specialty and also qualified for the 1961 NCAA meet.

Student-Athlete of the Week Athlete of the Week

Sept. 28 - Oct. 4

Madison Morell


Madison Morell had a career-day in Nevada's 3-2 upset of No. 25 Wyoming. Morell set a new career-high with 31 kills, including five in the fifth set. Her 31 kills was just one shy of tying the program record of 32 set by Lauren Netherby. The Plano, Texas, native is the first player in the Mountain West this season to register 30+ kills and is also tied for ninth in the nation for most kills in a five-set match this season.

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