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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
Mitchell Van Patten
University of Nevada sophomore Mitchell Van Patten’s outstanding shooting this season along with his freshman year and his performance at the Winter Airgun Championships this past weekend has earned him a spot on the USA Junior National Team. Van Patten, from Nampa, Idaho is one of 14 shooters on the junior team.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH