A graduate of Reno High School, Kamy Keshmiri was named the high school track and field athlete of the year in 1987 by Gatorade and Track & Field News after setting the national high school record in the discus. He transferred to Nevada from UCLA in 1990 and won the first of three NCAA championships in the discus that year in Durham, N.C., the Wolf Pack’s first track and field national title in 25 years. He set the Big Sky Conference record, had the best college mark and ranked in the top 10 in the world that year. He would defend his NCAA discus titles in 1991 and 1992. The son of Nevada Hall of Fame inductee and four-time Olympian Joe Keshmiri, Keshmiri also excelled on the world scene. He won the discus title at the Mobile TAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in 1988 at age 20, becoming the youngest thrower to win a national discus title since 1899, and captured the gold medal at the 1989 World University Games. He is now working in the hotel business in Reno.
Sophomore Ty Gangi took over for an injured Tyler Stewart Saturday night against Wyoming and posted a career-game. Gangi completed 27 passes and threw for 300 yards, the most passing yards by a Nevada quarterback since 2014. Gangi added his first career rushing touchdown in the second quarter and his first passing touchdown in the third.