A local product from Wooster High School, Thein finished third in the 200-meter backstroke at the 1982 AIAW Division II Championships and fourth in the 100 backstroke.
During the 1983 Championships, she set a national record and took first place in 200 backstroke. Thein also took second place in the 100 backstroke and third in the 50 backstroke at the same meet. She was also named Nevada's Woman Athlete of the Year in 1983.
STAR OF THE WEEK
2016-17 Student Athlete of the Week
Women's Swimming & Diving
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.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH