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.
Three programs reach double-digits, men's golf leads league in honorees.
UNLV also places 20 on All-Academic All-MW squad, Rebel men have four named MW Scholar-Athletes.
Grade point average data shows progress being made, large number of student-athletes honored by the Mountain West for academic achievements.
2012-13 (Freshman): Swam in the 'C' finals at the MW Championships in the 400 IM and the 200 fly ... Also competed in the 200 IM.
High School: Was a three-time all-region selection for the Tigers ... Set the school records in the 100 free, 100 back, 100 breast, 100 fly, 200 IM, and was on three school-record relays ... Won a total of seven regional titles over her four years ... Academic All-American in 2012 ... Was the first swimmer from Murray HS to ever earn an athletic scholarship.
Club: Swam for both Paducah and Murray Youth swim teams in Kentucky, as well as a year with Sarasota Tsunami in Sarasota, Fla. ... Was a member of the sectional team with all three clubs.
Personal: Lauren Michele Erickson ... Born on June 10, 1994 in Paducah, Ky. ... Daughter of Scott and Madea Erickson ... Has one sister, Alyssa (23) ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Women's Swim & Dive Representative on SAAC at UNLV.
Erickson's Personal Bests 100 Back 58.57 100 Fly 57.23 200 Fly 2:09.65 200 IM 2:07.73