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
0-0
Nevada Wolfpack Nevada

SCHEDULE/RESULTS

DATESPORTEVENTLOCATIONTIME/RESULT
Oct. 18 Women's Volleyball Rivalry Game Reno  
Oct. 31 Women's Soccer Rivalry Game Reno  
Oct. 31 Cross Country Mountain West Championship Fresno, Calif.  
Nov.13 Women's Volleyball Rivalry Game Las Vegas  
Nov. 29 Football Rivalry Game Reno  
Jan. 7 Men's Basketball Rivalry Game Las Vegas  
Jan. 7 Women's Basketball Rivalry Game Reno  
*Jan. 27/28 Men's Basketball Rivalry Game Reno  
Jan. 28 Women's Basketball Rivalry Game Las Vegas  
Feb. 18-21 Women's Swimming & Diving Mountain West Championship San Antonio, Texas  
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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Emily Myers

Cross Country

Emily Myers broke the previous school record held by senior teammate Demerey Kirsch by 31 seconds with her seventh-place finish is her second top-ten finish of the season at the Bronco Invitational at Baylands Regional Park in Sunnyvale Calif. 


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