Rising senior is one of 200 student-athletes to be invited to NCAA headquarters for the event.
Senior wins first MW title for UNLV since 2014.
A total of 56 student-athletes at UNLV received the Scholar-Athlete Award.
Two programs reach double-digits; women's basketball has a program-best eight named to semester squad.
High School: Two-time Team MVP for the Chargers ... Helped the team to four straight league titles, and a fourth-place finish as a freshman ... Named 2010 Freshman of the Year ... Set the league record in the 200 IM at the championship meet as a senior.
Club: Member of the Santa Barbara Swim Club since 2006.
Personal: Ruth Janelle Nguyen ... Born on Dec. 29, 1994, in Goleta, Calif. ... Daughter of James and Pam Nguyen ... Has one sister, Rayanne, who swam at Fresno State (2010-13) ... Majoring in hospitality ... Vice President & Women's Swim & Dive Representative of SAAC at UNLV.
Nguyen's Personal Bests 200 Fly 2:02.47 200 IM 2:02.86 400 IM 4:28.79