UNLV to play in the NCAA Tournament for first time since 1988.
UNLV tops Howard by a 4-0 score, start out the season with four straight wins for first time since 1985.
Rebels move to 3-0 on the year with a 4-0 shutout of IPFW on Friday night.
UNLV earns first season-opening win since 2009 with 2-1 overtime victory against Western Illinois.
Mellies earns his second career academic honor.
(2013 - Redshirt Sophomore): Started the first three games of his career, and appeared in all 19 contests ... Notched first two career scores, both in road contests (at UMBC on Sept. 1, at Bakersfield on Nov. 9) ... Added one assist to finish with five points, which tied for sixth on the team.
(2012 - Redshirt Freshman): Made seven appearances on the year and attempted one shot.
(2011 - Freshman): Redshirted the season.
High School: Played four years for Cimarron-Memorial High ... Earned all-division, all-region, and all-city honors ... Also played in the state all-star game ... Was a power forward for the basketball squad, and was named the team's top defensive player.
Club: Member of the Downtown Las Vegas Soccer Club.
Personal: Corey Deven Ackley ... Born on Oct. 20, 1992, in Las Vegas ... Son of Phil and Cindy Ackley ... Has two brothers, Kyle Ackley (24) and Gaetano Benza (15) ... Majoring in kinesiology.
ACkley'S Career Statistics Year G-GS Shots Goals Assists Points 2012 7-0 1 0 0 0 2013 19-3 9 2 1 5 Totals 26-3 10 2 1 5