Candy Oliver Borda (1969-73/Gymnastics)





In 1970, Oliver finished in the top six in the country in tryouts for the University World Team, which secured a position on the team for her. As the first woman at the University of Nevada to receive an athletic scholarship, she led the Wolf Pack women’s gymnastics team to the championship of the Southwest Regional Collegiate Gymnastics Tournament in 1971. She went on to become an educator and coach at Fernley High School where she won two state championships in track and two in gymnastics during her eight-year tenure. She married Ted Borda and has three sons.

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Nyasha LeSure

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Junior Nyasha LeSure started off 2015 in a big way, scoring a career-high 18 points during a 76-53 Mountain West opening win at Air Force. The 6-0 forward came off the bench and she shot 70 percent (7-of-10) from the floor and was a perfect 4-of-4 from the foul line. LeSure also added five rebounds, a career-high three assists and a season-high two blocked shots to her stat line for the day.


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