UNLV student-athletes gathered at the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday in advance of the big day.
Eric Toliver, 39, enters his 18th year at UNLV and 10th year as the Associate Athletics Director for Administration and Compliance after taking over the Director of NCAA Compliance duties midway through the 1998-99 school year.
A 1992 graduate of Western State College (Co.), Toliver's responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of NCAA regulations and conducting internal and external investigations to ensure that UNLV's 17 Division I sports, staff and coaches remain in compliance with NCAA regulations. Toliver, who is also an appointed member of the NCAA Division I Amateurism Fact- Finding Committee, is also responsible for supervision of the UNLV softball program and oversees all UNLV student-athlete conduct and discipline related matters.
He also supervises the UNLV Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and serves as the chair of the institution's Compliance Committee.