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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Jordan Caroline

Jordan Caroline scored 45 points and led the Nevada back from 25-point deficit to defeat New Mexico 105-104 in overtime. Caroline’s 3-pointer with 2 seconds remaining was the winning bucket.  In the win over San Diego State on Wednesday he scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.  In the two games he averaged 32 points and 12 rebounds.

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