Football's Vai Taua has been named the Nevada Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of September 27-October 3.
Taua had 19 carries for 188 yards and three touchdowns and also caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Colin Kaepernick in the Wolf Pack's victory over in-state rival UNLV on Saturday. On the season, Taua has 642 yards on the ground on 100 carries to go along with eight touchdowns. He has added 54 yards and one touchdown receiving.
The Nevada Student-Athlete of the Week is presented by Wells Fargo. Each Monday a new athlete will be chosen.