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Intercollegiate Athletics News

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Current Athletics News

Brittany Boehm holding football in Fertita Football Complex lobby.
People | July 6, 2020

This former student-athlete parlayed her passion for athletics into a job as UNLV's director of football operations.

People | June 5, 2020

How a classroom assignment led UNLV alumna Jessica Walters Murrey to a career as a social change communication expert.

Portrait of Dr. Daniel Diaz wearing blue scrubs. Diaz is playing a key role in day-to-day operations at UNLV Medicine's COVID-19 curbside test operation
People | June 1, 2020

A spate of childhood sports injuries first led Diaz to medical school and now to a sports medicine fellowship at UNLV.

The first baseman readies to make a play as a UNLV batter takes a swing
Athletics | May 6, 2020

With seasons derailed by the coronavirus, spring athletes take matters into their own hands to stay ready for whenever competition resumes.

Campus News | February 18, 2020

A collection of news stories capturing the excitement and accomplishments of UNLV at the start of a new decade.

Athletics | January 21, 2020

UNLV once again boasts national champs in cheer and dance. Here's your guide to the teams bringing the spirit to athletic events.

Athletics In The News

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
June 15, 2020

Sophomore Jacklyn Scheberies and three other friends kept a young man from drowning

Las Vegas Sun
May 26, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic may have wiped out college graduation season, but the Las Vegas Valley’s Class of 2020 shines brightly even though it didn’t get its well-deserved turn in the spotlight.

Yahoo!
April 29, 2020

UNLV athletes and staff making masks for UMC.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
April 29, 2020

Healthcare workers across the country have been concerned about the lack of resources needed to keep them safe. Athletes at UNLV are hoping to help locally.

KSNV-TV: News 3
April 9, 2020

UNLV student-athletes and coaches will be giving back to the Southern Nevada community.

KSNV-TV: News 3
March 20, 2020

The head of USA Swimming is calling for a postponement of the Tokyo Olympics due to the disruptions athletes have likely experienced during the coronavirus crisis.

Athletics Experts

Head coach of UNLV men's tennis team.

Recent Athletics Accomplishments

June 18, 2019
UNLV Athletics' marketing unit was recognized during the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators' Best Of Awards at the organization's 28th annual convention in Orlando, Florida, earlier this month. The Rebels' marketing department was awarded the silver medal in the Fan Engagement Video category for its "This is UNLV Athletics...
March 9, 2017
Nancy Lough, James Hines (both Educational Psychology and Higher Education), and Margo Malik (Athletics) participated in the Sport and Recreation Law Association's 30th annual conference in Las Vegas this month. Lough, the invited keynote speaker, titled her talk, "If We Build It, Will They Come? Considering 30 Years of Sport Law and Policy."...
April 1, 2014
Tina Kunzer-Murphy (Athletics) was honored in February as a "Women to Watch" by Vegas Inc. She was among 16 inspirational women throughout the Las Vegas Valley who were recognized for having an impact on the community. She was recognized for her achievements throughout her career and, most recently, for being named the first female athletic...
December 1, 2012
Cheryl Sgovio (Thomas & Mack) received the the 2012 Caterer of the Year Award from the Las Vegas chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) at a gala awards evening in November. The award is designed to recognize the caterer who has done the most to provide NACE-Las Vegas their time, energy, talents, leadership, and...
July 27, 2012
Lisa Kelleher (Intercollegiate Athletics) and Starr Wharton (Student Recreation and Wellness Center) attended the Step UP! Be a Leader; Make A Difference facilitator training at the University of Arizona. The pro-social behavior and bystander intervention program educates students to be proactive in helping others. It raises awareness of help...