James Cannida (Football/1994-97)
A two-time Big West Conference honoree as a defensive lineman, James Cannida started all but four games and missed only one contest in his four-year career. Cannida helped the Wolf Pack to appearances in the Las Vegas Bowl in 1995 and 1996. In 1996, Cannida led the team with 10 sacks, and in 1997, he tied for the team lead with five. He turned in a career-high 81 tackles in 1997, which placed him second in the school recordbook at the time. He finished his career with 208 tackles and was drafted in the sixth round of the 1998 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He went on to play five seasons in the NFL for Tampa Bay and the Indianapolis Colts and also spent time in the Arena Football League.
MOMENT OF THE SEASON
2016-17 Moment of the Season
Women's SoftballThe Nevada softball team qualified for the Postseason NISC
Tournament, marking the first time since the 2009 season the Wolf
Pack has received a postseason berth. In its opening round game against UCSB, Nevada found itself down five runs before storming
back and winning the game in the bottom of the seventh with a
walk-off home run. The next day, the Pack climbed out of another
five-run deficit to defeat Pacific and advance to the regional championship game.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH