Feb 18, 1998
Unlv Athletics Academic Top 30 Announced
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The UNLV Athletics Academic Top 30 was announced Monday with the members of this elite group honored at a halftime ceremony during the Runnin? Rebels basketball game vs. New Mexico.
UNLV President Dr. Carol C. Harter and Director of Athletics Charles Cavagnaro were on hand to salute the achievements of the student-athletes from UNLV's 15 varsity sports and present them with certificates of recognition.
To be included in this year's Academic Top 30, student-athletes were required to have a minimum grade point average of 3.67. This year's group includes 31 student-athletes because of a tie for the 30th spot.
The student-athletes will also be recognized at the annual Student-Athlete Luncheon, which will take place on Wednesday, April 15 at the Tam Alumni Center on campus.
The complete list of the 1998 UNLV Athletics Academic Top 30 follows:
Donna Wu Women's Swimming Nadine Nembhard Cross Country/Track Ryan Utsman Men's Soccer Johnathon Fiene Men's Swimming Zsusanna Kocsis Women's Tennis Brandon Ellena Football Rachea McCauley Cross Country/Track Marie Linusson Women's Tennis Veronica Goude Women's Tennis Jelena Kocergin Women's Tennis Keao Chang Softball Rob Bone Football Andrea Sacks Women's Swimming Amy Ellenwood Women's Volleyball Karen Webster Women's Basketball Daron Dorsey Golf Lisa Hess Women's Swimming Nikole Mendrinos Women's Swimming Sarah Schneider Women's Swimming Andy Roell Men's Soccer Kawika Batoon Football Clay Belding Baseball Victoria Naess Women's Swimming Mike Reily Football Grant Rice Men's Basketball Doug Wake Men's Swimming Mike Zipser Baseball Brad Beasley Baseball Andy McCullough Baseball Jeremy Anderson Golf Asaf Tishler Men's Tennis