Jerry Ballew (1976-83, 1985-86/Swimming & Diving Coach)


In his seven seasons as the coach of Nevada's women's swimming and diving team, Jerry Ballew led the Wolf Pack from never having won a dual meet to winning a national championship. He guided Nevada to the AIAW Small College National Championship in 1979 and coached Nevada to a 68-35 record and six national top 25 finishes. He mentored 29 All-Americans and two individual national champions, including Ann Belikow who won the 50, 100 and 200 breaststroke events at the 1979 AIAW National Championships. His 1979 national championship squad was inducted into the Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame in 1991.
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Mitchell Van Patten

University of Nevada sophomore Mitchell Van Patten’s outstanding shooting this season along with his freshman year and his performance at the Winter Airgun Championships this past weekend has earned him a spot on the USA Junior National Team.  Van Patten, from Nampa, Idaho is one of 14 shooters on the junior team.

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