Kirk Triplett (1981-85/ Golf)





Triplett was an Academic All-American for the men’s golf team, graduation with a degree in civil engineering  in 1985. Since joining the PGA Tour in 1989, Triplett, 38, was one of the Tour’s most consistent players. He ranked among the PGA’s top 50 money winners five times. 2000 was his finest season to date, as Triplett amassed more than $1,5 million in prize money. He pocketed $558,000 or his winning effort at the Nissan Open on Feb. 20 2000. A native of Lewiston, Ida., he now lives in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Yawen Li

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Junior Yawen Li tallied the most individual points for Nevada in its season-opening weekend, helping the Wolf Pack improve to 4-0 after a quad-meet victory and dual win over Fresno State. Li won the 100-yard breaststroke (1:04.53), 200-yard breaststroke (2:16.14) and the 200-yard IM (2:03.70) in the quad-meet, while helping the Pack win the 200-yard medley relay (1:43.86).


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