Val York was a four-year basketball letterman and a three year baseball letterman between 1958 and 1961. He was All-Far West Conference in basketball twice, leading the team in scoring during the 1959-60 season and in assists in the same year and in 1960-61. His teams won the Far Western Conference in 1961 and tied for the title in 1959. He was coached by Jake Lawlor for two years and Jack Spencer for two. In baseball, he played infield (third base and shortstop) and was the team’s leading hitter during the 1961 season. He received the Doc Martie Trophy in 1961 as the outstanding senior athlete.
STAR OF THE WEEK
2016-17 Student Athlete of the Week
Jordan Caroline scored 45 points and led the Nevada back from 25-point deficit to defeat New Mexico 105-104 in overtime. Caroline’s 3-pointer with 2 seconds remaining was the winning bucket. In the win over San Diego State on Wednesday he scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. In the two games he averaged 32 points and 12 rebounds.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH