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 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.
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