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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

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