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 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


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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Student-Athlete of the Week Athlete of the Week

Feb. 24-March 2

Emily Capaul


Freshman Emily Capaul was selected for the NCAA Rifle Championships next week at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Capaul is one of two at-large individuals selected to compete in air rifle and will compete March 14. The Sutter, Calif. native posted a season-best score of 594 at the NCAA qualifier at UTEP. She also had scores of 593 versus Air Force and 589 versus Jacksonville State during the season.

View all 2014-15 honorees.


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