Track & Field junior Najia Hudspeth earns Outstanding Rebel of the Week honors after taking first in all four events she competed in at the Fresno State Bulldog Invite last weekend.
Women's tennis sophomore Aiwen Zhu earns Outstanding Rebel of the Week honors after going 4-1 last week to help the Rebels win two of three matches.
Men's Golf junior Shintaro Ban earns Outstanding Rebel of the Week honors after shooting the lowest round in program history at the Thunderbird Invitational in Tempe, Ariz., last weekend.
UNLV Women's Tennis senior Carol Yang earns Outstanding Rebel of the Week honors after defeating the 10th-ranked singles player in the country last weekend.
UNLV Men's Swimmer Tom Paco-Pedroni earns Outstanding Rebel of the Week honors after taking first in both the 100 and 200 freestyle races.
2014-15 (Junior): Placed 11th in the 200 free relay (1:17.64) at the WAC Championship … Also placed 13th in the 400 free relay (2:52.04).
2013-14 (Sophomore): Earned four All-American relay honors (three honorable mention) and posted two top-20 finishes at the NCAA Championships ... Member of the sixth-place 200 free relay as well as the 15th place 200 and 400 medley relays in which he swam the free leg, and the 11th place 400 free relay ... Set a new WAC record in the 100 free, placing 17th in 42.58, and was tied for 19th in the 50 free (19.51) ... Claimed the 100 free title at the WAC Championships in 42.70, and swam on the first place 200 and 400 free relays ... Finished second in the 50 free (19.63) behind teammate Dillon Virva, and was fifth in the 200 free (1:36.52) ... Member of the second place 800 free relay squad.
2012-13 (Freshman): Turned in a pair of top-eight finishes at the league championships, placing sixth in the 200 free (1:37.80) and eighth in the 100 free (44.85) ... Won the consolation heat of the 50 free, scoring ninth with a time of 20.40 ... Swam on the MPSF-record setting 800 free relay, and was a member of two second-place relay squads, the 200 and 400 frees ... Competed at the NCAA Championships, swimming on UNLV's 18th place 200 free relay and on the 28th place 800 free relay.
High School: Was the 2012 French national champion in the 50 and 100 free events, and placed third in the 200 free ... Swam on three first-place relays at the championships, the 400 free, 400 medley and 800 free.
Personal: Tom Paco-Pedroni ... Born on March 28, 1995, in Nice, France ... Son of Bruno and Claudia Paco-Pedroni ... Has one brother, Nico (21) and one sister, Julie (12) ... Majoring in hospitality.
Paco-Pedroni's Personal Bests 50 free 19.51 100 free 42.58 200 free 1:36.52