June 19, 2014
RENO, Nev. - For the fifth straight year, the University of Nevada athletics department is excited to extend its community partnership with the Reno Rodeo and this year's event.
Wednesday, June 25th, has been designated as Silver and Blue Night at the rodeo. Fans who wear Wolf Pack gear, or present a student ID will receive $5 off the price of admission (maximum of four tickets).
The Pack will have a number of head coaches at the event that night, including Brian Polian, Matt Meuchel, Jane Albright, Jacob Wilner, Ruth Lawanson, Abby Steketee and Erik Burton.
The Wolf Pack cheerleading team along with mascots will also be on hand that evening.
The Reno Rodeo opens this evening at the Reno Livestock Events center and runs through June 29. The Reno Rodeo is a PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) sanctioned sporting event. Reno Rodeo is a non-profit organization made up of more than 500 volunteers. More than 140,000 fans will be in attendance for the one of the richest PRCA Tour rodeos. The event impacts the Reno/Sparks area economy with $42 million going to hotels, casinos, restaurants and retail. The Reno Rodeo has been nationally televised on CBS Sports, Fox Sports Net, Versus, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Classic.
For Reno Rodeo tickets visit renorodeo.com or call 1-800-225-2277. The Reno Livestock Events Center is located at 1350 N. Wells Ave., Reno, Nev.
Season tickets for the 2014 University of Nevada football season are on sale now. Season tickets are available for purchase online, at the Legacy Hall Ticket Office (Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) or by calling (775) 348-PACK during the same hours.
STAR OF THE WEEK
2016-17 Student Athlete of the Week
Women's Track & Field
Senior Alison Powers made an epic comeback to the pole vault pit after sitting out with injury last season, shattering her own indoor track record at the National Pole Vault Summit. Powers jumped for a mark of 13 feet and 3.5 inches (4.05m), edging out her previous mark by a full six inches. Powers also won her pit at the premiere event.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH