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.


  • 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 perinstitution 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 6-4.5 Nevada Wolf Pack Nevada


Oct. 3 Football Rivalry Game Reno Rebels 23, Wolf Pack 17
Oct. 10 Volleyball Rivalry Game Las Vegas Rebels 3, Wolf Pack 0
Oct. 30 Women's Cross Country Mountain West Championship Reno Wolf Pack 7th, Rebels 11th
Oct. 30 Soccer Rivalry Game Las Vegas Rebels 3, Wolf Pack 1
Nov. 5 Volleyball Rivalry Game Reno Wolf Pack 3, Rebels 1
Jan. 23 Men's Basketball Rivalry Game Reno
Jan. 23 Women's Basketball Rivalry Game Las Vegas
Feb. 20 Men's Basketball Rivalry Game Las Vegas
Feb. 20 Women's Basketball Rivalry Game Reno
Feb. 17-20 Women's Swimming & Diving Mountain West Championship College Station, Texas
Feb. 25-27 Women's Indoor Track & Field Mountain West Championship Alburquerque, N.M.
March 24-26 Baseball Rivalry Series Las Vegas
April 3 Men's Tennis Rivalry Series Reno
April 10 Women's Tennis Rivalry Match Reno
April 16-18 Softball Rivalry Match Las Vegas
April 18-20 Women's Golf Mountain West Championship Rancho Mirage, Calif.
April 22-24 Men's Golf Mountain West Championship Tucson, Ariz.
May 11-14 Women's Outdoor Track & Field Mountain West Championship Fresno, Calif.
May 19-21 Baseball Rivalry Series Reno
Academic Progress Rate Academic Component  
Points left to be awarded in 2015-16: Volleyball, Soccer, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Swimming & Diving, Women's Indoor Track & Field, Baseball, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Golf, Men's Golf, Women's Outdoor Track & Field, Academic Progress Rate
Student-Athlete of the Week Athlete of the Week

Nov. 23  - Nov. 29

Jordan Dobrich


Jordan Dobrich matched a career-high with 16 tackles at San Diego State . It's the third time Dobrich has posted 16 stops in a single game and the first time he's done so since Nov. 14 last year at Air Force. Dobrich's 16 tackles are also the fourth-most in the Mountain West this season. Dobrich now has 90 tackles on the year, which is the most tackles he's had in a single season in his career.

View all 2015-16 honorees.


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