UNLV tops Howard by a 4-0 score, start out the season with four straight wins for first time since 1985.
League-high four players named to preseason all-conference squad, Harding named Preseason Defender of the Year.
Four players named to the All-WAC team, including three earning their first career honor.
UNLV notches a second straight shutout, move to 3-3 in league play.
Rebels take down preseason WAC favorite Bakersfield 2-0.
(2013 - RS-Junior): After sitting out the first five games of the year, started 13 of the final 15 and posted a WAC-best 1.22 GAA while adding 59 saves and four shutouts ... Also ranked first in the WAC in shutouts per game at 0.31.
(2012 - Junior): Used a medical redshirt for the season while successfully undergoing cancer treatments.
(2011 - Sophomore): Started and played in 16 games in his first year as a full-time starter ... Posted one shutout, at Air Force (Oct. 7) ... Posted a 2.36 GAA with 68 saves in 1451:08 minutes of action.
(2010 - Freshman): Made five appearances in goal as a freshman ... Started five games for the Rebels ... Finished with a 2.77 GAA and 12 saves in 292:05 minutes of action.
High School: Four-year starter at Central Catholic High ... His senior year he earned both first team all-state and all-conference ... Named Goalkeeper of the Year for the second consecutive year after posting nine straight shutouts during the season. ... His 13 shutouts as a junior broke the school record ... Team won two conference championships during his four years.
Club: Played for ESU Liverpool ... Received the Golden Glove Award at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships after leading his squad to the championship victory and a No. 1 national ranking ... Four-time state champions ... Region IV player in 2006, 2008 and 2009 (2008 Oregon ODP Player of the Year) ... Helped team earn a No. 1 national ranking in the summer of 2010.
Personal: Ryan David Harding ... Born on Feb. 4, 1992, in Portland, Ore. ... Son of David and Helen Harding ... Majoring in secondary education.
Harding's Career Honors & Awards 2013 Second Team All-WAC