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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Sharae Zheng

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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