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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Jordan Pearce

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Sophomore Jordan Pearce led the Nevada baseball team to a 3-1 week with an extra-innings nonconference win over Grand Canyon and a rivalry series victory over UNLV. On the week, Pearce batted .429 with six hits, nine RBI, four runs, one double, two triples and one home run. Pearce’s efforts helped Nevada clinch Governor’s Series points in baseball for the second straight season.

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