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Intercollegiate Athletics News

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Current Athletics News

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.

Mia Bell coaching players before game.
People | January 6, 2020

Mia Bell on her greatest moments as a player, and now assistant coach, for the Lady Rebels.

Students in red shirts walking outside on campus
Business and Community | December 30, 2019

A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

UNLV professor Matthew Lachniet works in his lab on campus.
People | December 27, 2019

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made the news in 2019.

Man at microphone with UNLV logo
Athletics | December 13, 2019

Former University of Oregon offensive coordinator and assistant head coach introduced as 12th coach of UNLV football.

Athletics In The News

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.

The Nevada Independent
March 12, 2020

Dozens of major conferences, concerts, gatherings or other events have now been limited, postponed or outright canceled in the wake of mounting fears of the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 12, 2020

UNLV and UNR announced Wednesday that spring sports events will take place without the presence of spectators because of the growing concern of coronavirus.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
March 12, 2020

UNLV and UNR will limit spring athletic competition attendance to game-essential staff due to coronavirus concerns, the schools said in a joint statement Wednesday.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 27, 2020

The hues of purple and gold glowed amid a sea of red, white and black Sunday at the Thomas &Mack Center, specifically the hues of Los Angeles Lakers jerseys.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 23, 2020

The presidents for Nevada’s two Division I universities posted a video urging good sportsmanship for Wednesday night’s game between UNLV and UNR at Lawlor Events Center.

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...