Kelly Dick Orlich (1981-83/ Softball)

Orlich was a multi-sport athlete at Sparks High and graduated in 1979. In her early years, she went on to become a member of the Cincinnati Reds organization a key cog in the “big Red Machine” that won the World Series in 1975 and 1976. Orlich carried on her amazing talents to the Nevada Softball team earning All-American honors as a shortstop in 1982. By the time her Nevada career ended, Orlich held the team records in virtually every offensive category including batting, home runs, runs batted in and stolen bases. After college she got into coaching, leading McQueen to the state softball championship in 1986.

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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