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UNLV Has 39 Recognized For Classroom Success

UNLV volleyball Allison Davies earned a spot on the 2014 Fall Academic All-Mountain West Team, the fourth of her career.
Feb. 18, 2015

LAS VEGAS ( - For the second straight year, UNLV had a total of 39 student-athletes named to the Fall 2014 Academic All-Mountain West Team, the league announced Thursday. The Rebels have boasted at least 35 representatives on the fall list for nine consecutive years.

The football team led the way with 15 honorees. The women's soccer team was next with 13 of its own. The volleyball squad added eight more, while three from the cross country team helped round out the quartet of sports that participate in the MW and are sponsored by UNLV in the fall academic period.

To be eligible for selection to the Academic All-MW Team, student-athletes must have completed at least one academic term at the school, while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, and be a starter or significant contributor on their team. Overall, 522 student-athletes were named to the Fall 2014 Academic All-Mountain West Team.

In addition, the UNLV men's soccer team had three players - Kyle Mellies, Corey Ackley and Bradley Kamdem - named to the 2014 Academic All-WAC Team in January.


FOOTBALL Taylor Barnhill, Senior, Kinesiological Sciences Brett Boyko, Senior, Public Administration Andrew Casey, Senior, Master's - Higher Education Blake Decker, Junior, Management Trent Langham, Sophomore, Management Maika Mataele, Senior, Public Administration Andrew Oberg, Junior, Political Science Marc Philippi, Sophomore, Management Andrew Price, Sophomore, Kinesiological Sciences Trent Riley, Freshman, Undeclared Kyle Saxelid, Freshman, Pre-Business Jordan Sparkman, Senior, Human Services Siuea Vaesau, Senior, Kinesiological Sciences Robert Waterman, Senior, Public Administration Anthony Williams, Junior, Criminal Justice

CROSS COUNTRY Amanda Berg, Senior, Hospitality Management Lindy Eskin, Freshman, Undeclared Miranda Menzies, Junior, Kinesiological Sciences

WOMEN'S SOCCER Chidera Akubuilo, Freshman, Kinesiological Sciences Jodi Barber, Junior, Kinesiological Sciences Dakota Blazak, Sophomore, Art Nicole Candioglos, Junior, Hospitality Management Sophie Cortes, Freshman, Undeclared Isabelle Delgado, Sophomore, Journalism Addy Guida, Junior, Biological Sciences Michaela Kelsey, Sophomore, Kinesiological Sciences Jordan Magnin, Sophomore, Hospitality Management Denali Murnan, Junior, Finance Kristin Sankey, Senior, Entrepreneurship Gaby Vazquez, Junior, Criminal Justice Samantha Weber, Junior, Kinesiological Sciences

VOLLEYBALL Allison Davies, Senior, Accounting Bree Hammel, Junior, Criminal Justice Ceannia Kincade, Junior, Kinesiological Sciences Ashley Owens, Freshman, Pre-Business Alexis Patterson, Freshman, Kinesiological Sciences Carly Riehl, Sophomore, Biological Sciences Alyssa Wing, Sophomore, Kinesiological Sciences Katlin Winters, Senior, Master's - Public Administration

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