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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
Sophomore Ty Gangi took over for an injured Tyler Stewart Saturday night against Wyoming and posted a career-game. Gangi completed 27 passes and threw for 300 yards, the most passing yards by a Nevada quarterback since 2014. Gangi added his first career rushing touchdown in the second quarter and his first passing touchdown in the third.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH