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The 2016-17 Nevada Student-Athletic Advisory Committee
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
Nevada's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is made up of student-athletes representing all of the Wolf Pack's 16 teams as well as the spirit program.
Mission Statement of NCAA SAAC:
The mission of SAAC is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete welfare and fostering a positive student-athlete image.
Goals of Nevada's SAAC:
- Provide student-athletes with a voice on issues impacting the student-athlete experience at the University of Nevada
- Foster communication between student-athletes, the athletics administration and the faculty athletics representative
- Foster communication and comraderie among student-athletes and the athletics teams at Nevada
- Encourage and provide opportunities for student-athletes to be involved in community service projects
Nevada 2015-16 SAAC Representatives
|Cross Country/Track & Field
|Women's Swimming & Diving
2016-17 Nevada SAAC Leadership
President: Madison Morell (volleyball)
Vice President: Austin Corbett (football)
Co-Secretary: Halie Bergman (women's basketball) and Gabby Szachara (volleyball)
Community Service: Mackenzie Robinson (soccer) and Amelia Jacobs (soccer)
Media Relations: Tara Park (track & field)
The SAAC advisors are Rhonda Bennett, Senior Associate Athletics Director/SWA, and Kaleigh Gomes, Academic Coordinator.
STAR OF THE WEEK
2016-17 Student Athlete of the Week
Women's Swimming & Diving
After sweeping all three diving competitions, Sharae Zheng helped lead the Pack to a third place finish at the 2017 Mountain West Championships. Not only did she become just the third diver in MW history to win all three events, Zheng finished the weekend setting two MW records. As a program, the Pack has now won 14 of the 15 diving events at the championships, since Nevada joined the MW five years ago.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH