Nearly 70 UNLV student-athletes eligible for Spring Commencement.
Las Vegans Tyler Gaston, Tim Hasson lead way with fourth career spot on Academic All-MW Team.
Football leads way with 18 players on the Fall 2013 Academic All-Mountain West Team.
Grade point average data shows progress being made, large number of student-athletes honored by the Mountain West for academic achievements.
Total ranks second in Mountain West.
UNLV: A nice-sized young player who can line up at tight end or H-back ... One of six players on this year's squad from the Grand Canyon State ... A top student who has earned a spot on the Dean's Honor List in each of his first six semesters on campus and is a two-time Academic All-Mountain West team member.
2013: Played in all 13 games, primarily on special teams.
2012: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in 10 games at TE/H and on special teams ... Caught his first collegiate pass on a 16-yard strike from Nick Sherry at Utah State in Game Five.
2011: Redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Greenway HS ... Played on both sides of the ball for coach K.J. Anthony ... A three-star prospect by Scouts Inc., which ranked him the No. 70 tight end prospect in the nation ... Also ranked 97th at his position by Scout ... Helped lead the Demons to three consecutive playoff berths, including a state semifinal appearance ... Hauled in 30 receptions for more than 300 yards and six touchdowns as a senior ... Also totaled more than 70 tackles, two forced fumbles and one sack on defense ... A three-time all-region selection and a two-time all-state honoree as a tight end ... Also lettered in basketball and track and field.
PERSONAL: Tyler Stephen Bergsten was born Jan. 27, 1993, in Phoenix, AZ ... The son of Stephen and Colleen Bergsten ... Has a younger sister, Rachel ... Majoring in finance.