Bob Rautio (1961, 1967-68/Men's Track & Field)

Bob Rautio won Far Western Conference championships in the javelin in 1961, 1967 and 1968, each of his three years as a member of the Wolf Pack men's track and field team. In 1961, he earned All-America honors and set a national record for javelin throw by a freshman, a mark that stood for four years). He also ranked third in the nation and finished third at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in 1961. He joined the U.S. Army where he was stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina and was the All-Army javelin champion in 1966. Rautio returned to Nevada in 1967 and 1968, winning two more Far Western Conference championships in the javelin and finishing fifth at the NCAA Championships in 1968.
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Claudia Herrero

Claudia Herrero captured the ITA Mountain Regional championship defeating teammate Sheila Morales in the finals.  The field included 128 players and it came down to the two Wolf Pack athletes with trip to the 2016 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships on the line.  She is one of 32 that will compete in the national event November 3-6.

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