2016-17 Stars Of The Week
|Oct. 10 - Oct. 16
Junior Claudia Herrero captured the ITA Mountain Regional championship defeating senior teammate Sheila Morales in the finals. The field included 128 players and it came down to the two Wolf Pack athletes with trip to the 2016 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships on the line. She is one of 32 that will compete in the national event November 3-6, 2016.
|Oct. 3 - Oct. 9
Junior WR Wyatt Demps turned heads last Saturday in a win over Fresno State. Demps set career highs in nearly every receiving category, including receptions (9), receiving yards (124) and receiving touchdowns (3). He was the first Nevada receiver to go over 100 yards on the year and the first to make three touchdown receptions since December of 2011. He has become a reliable target for Wolf Pack quarterbacks with six touchdown catches, which is ninth in the nation and tops in the conference.
|Sept. 26 - Oct. 2
Mitchell Van Patten
Sophomore Mitchell Van Patten shot a 591 in air rifle to tie for the best score and his 576 smallbore was third as he led the ninth ranked Wolf Pack to a 4656-4577 victory over No. 18 UTEP. Van Patten’s aggregate score of 1174 earlier this season tops the team.
|Sept. 19 - Sept. 25
Playing in his second tournament with Nevada, junior Kaleb Gorbahn recorded a runner-up finish last week at the Ram Masters Invitational. Gorbahn finished at 3-under par, four shots behind the individual winner, and did not post a round over par (69-68-70). He led the field in par 5 scoring for the tournament and was second with 15 birdies. His second place finish helped the Wolf Pack to a second place team finish as well, its second runner-up finish this season.
|Sept. 12 - Sept. 18
James Butler rushed for 174 yards and three touchdowns to help lead the Wolf Pack to a 38-14 win over Buffalo last Saturday. Butler’s three rushing touchdowns sets a single-game career-high and his 174 yards on the ground are the third-most of his career. He now has five rushing TDs for the year, eighth-best in the nation. During the game he passed Otto Kelly to move up to 14th in career rushing yards at Nevada.
|Sept. 5 - Sept. 11
Senior Kathryn Groenweghe helped lead the Pack to another tournament sweep this weekend at home, giving Nevada (7-2) its best start and longest win streak (seven matches) since 2002. The middle recorded nine blocks and 41 kills over the Pack's three matches. She also set a new single match high in kills in each of the matches.
|Aug. 29 - Sept. 4
Redshirt freshman Lindsey Adams led the Wolf Pack women's cross country team to victory Friday night at the Nature's Bakery Twilight Classic. Adams crossed the finish line in 14:37 for her first collegiate victory, coming in first by 20 seconds. Adams is now fourth on the Nevada all-time list for the 4K after breaking Emily Myer's Nevada freshman course record.
|Aug. 22 - Aug. 28
Senior Madison Morell was named to the North Texas Challenge All-Tournament team this weekend as she racked up 46 kills in the three matches the Wolf Pack played.
STAR OF THE WEEK
2016-17 Student Athlete of the Week
Claudia Herrero captured the ITA Mountain Regional championship defeating teammate Sheila Morales in the finals. The field included 128 players and it came down to the two Wolf Pack athletes with trip to the 2016 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships on the line. She is one of 32 that will compete in the national event November 3-6.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH