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2015-16 Nevada SAAC Officers From left to right: Co-secretary Greta Oschner (rifle), co-vice president Madison Morell (volleyball), co-secretary Gabby Szchara (volleyball), president Julia Shelbourn (women's basketball), media relations officer Tara Park , community service officer Amelia Jacobs (soccer), community service officer Mackenzie Robinson (soccer) and co-vice president Austin Corbett (football). Not pictured: media relations officer Jasmine Jenkins (softball).

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

Bryce Greager
Cooper Powell

Men's Basketball
Eric Cooper
Lucas Stivrins
Marqueze Coleman
D.J. Fenner
Women's Basketball
Julia Shelbourn
Halie Bergman
Cross Country/Track & Field
Tara Park
Fiyin Olusola
Alison Powers
Emily Myers
Austin Corbett
Asauni Rufus
Lucas Weber
Men's Golf
David Hinitz
Women's Golf
Jordan Keyser
Hannah Gregg
Greta Oschner
Sara Tashima
Women's Soccer
Kelsey Quintos
Stephanie Martini
Mackenzie Robinson
Amerila Jacobs
Ashley Butera
Alexa Youngberg

Alexis Goree
Amanda Jenkins

Women's Swimming & Diving
Sidney Andrew
Aranxta Medina
Briana Peterson
Men's Tennis
Robert Allan
Aaron Breust
Women's Tennis
Delaney Phanco
Sara Korzeniecki
Madison Morell
Mo Maluotoga
Gabby Szchara

2015-16 Nevada SAAC Leadership
President: Julia Shelbourn
Co-Vice President: Austin Corbett and Madison Morell
Secretary: Gabby Szchara and Greta Oschner
Community Service: Mackenzie Robinson and Amelia Jacobs
Media Relations: Jasmine Jenkins and Tara Park

The SAAC advisors are Rhonda Bennett, Senior Associate Athletics Director/SWA, and Tina Ruff, Associate Athletics Director/Administration.

Student-Athlete of the Week Athlete of the Week

May 16  - May 22

Jordan Pearce


Sophomore Jordan Pearce led the Nevada baseball team to a 3-1 week with an extra-innings nonconference win over Grand Canyon and a rivalry series victory over UNLV. On the week, Pearce batted .429 with six hits, nine RBI, four runs, one double, two triples and one home run. Pearce’s efforts helped Nevada clinch Governor’s Series points in baseball for the second straight season.

View all 2015-16 honorees.


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