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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Demerey Kirsch

Cross Country

Senior helped the Wolf Pack secure a top-five finish in this weekend’s WCC Preview meet. Kirsch ran at a  21:50.8 pace in the 6K event, good for a 16th-place finish

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