On October 8, 2012 Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval announced the launch of the Governor's Series, presented by NV Energy. This historic, new competition establishes a formal head-to-head athletic and academic challenge between longtime rivals -- the UNLV Rebels and the Nevada Wolf Pack. The all-encompassing competition will annually crown one school the winner of the Governor's Series.

SCORING

  • Head-to-head competitions will be worth 3 points
  • Series or home-and-home competitions will be worth a total of 3 points; head-to-head competition in the conference tournament will serve as a tie-breaker (if available); 1.5 points for series tie in the event the teams split in the regular season and don't play head-to-head in the conference tournament.
  • Highest finish in Mountain West Championships will be used for sports that don't compete head-to-head or in a series
  • 3 points will be awarded for sport-by-sport comparison of APR scores (school with the most "wins" by sport in the head-to-head comparisons will be awarded 3 points; 1.5 point per institution in the event of tie)
  • Winning institution will be retain the trophy for one (1) year
  • In the event of a tie, the winner of the Battle for Fremont Cannon football game will be used as the tie-breaker

UNLV UNLV Rebels CURRENT SCORE    4.5 - 10.5 Nevada Wolf Pack Nevada

SCHEDULE/RESULTS

DATESPORTEVENTLOCATIONTIME/RESULT
Oct. 18 Women's Volleyball Rivalry Game Reno  Rebels, 3-0
Oct. 31 Women's Soccer Rivalry Game Reno  Pack 1, Rebels 1 (tie)
Oct. 31 Cross Country Mountain West Championship Fresno, Calif.  Pack 6th, Rebels 9th
Nov.13 Women's Volleyball Rivalry Game Las Vegas  Rebels, 3-0
Nov. 29 Football Rivalry Game Reno  Pack 49, Rebels 27
Jan. 7 Men's Basketball Rivalry Game Las Vegas  Pack 64, Rebels 62
Jan. 7 Women's Basketball Rivalry Game Reno  Pack 71, Rebels 62
*Jan. 27/28 Men's Basketball Rivalry Game Reno  Rebels 67, Pack 62
Jan. 28 Women's Basketball Rivalry Game Las Vegas  Rebels 75, Pack 52
Feb. 18-21 Women's Swimming & Diving Mountain West Championship San Antonio, Texas  Pack 3rd, Rebels 5th
Feb. 26-28 Women's Indoor Track & Field Mountain West Championship Alburquerque, N.M.  
May 13-17 Women's Outdoor Track & Field Mountain West Championship San Diego  
April 3 Men's Tennis Rivalry Match Las Vegas  
April 12 Women's Tennis Rivalry Match Las Vegas  
April 17-19 Softball Rivalry Series Reno  
April 2-4 Baseball Rivlary Series Reno  
April 20-22 Women's Golf Mountain West Championship Palm Springs, Calif.  
May 1-3 Men's Golf Mountain West Championship Tucson, Ariz.  
  Academic Progress Rate Academic Component    
* - Date has not been finalized yet.
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Krysta Palmer/Yawen Li

Swimming & Diving

Juniors Yawen Li and Krysta Palmer each won three gold medals and led the Pack to a third place finish at the 2015 MW Championships. In the process, Li was named MW Simmer of the Year and Palmer was named MW Diver of the Year.

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