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.

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After sweeping all three diving competitions, Sharae Zheng helped lead the Pack to a third place finish at the 2017 Mountain West Championships. Not only did she become just the third diver in MW history to win all three events, Zheng finished the weekend setting two MW records. As a program, the Pack has now won 14 of the 15 diving events at the championships, since Nevada joined the MW five years ago.

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