This week’s featured athlete is junior midfielder Kevin Partida.
UNLV to play in the NCAA Tournament for first time since 1988.
UNLV moves to 14-4-2 on the season, play for WAC title on Sunday.
Junior's first goal of the year puts UNLV back in sole possession of first in the WAC.
(2013 - Freshman): Only freshman to appear in all 19 contests, and made seven starts ... Assisted on one goal, the game-winner against Houston Baptist (Oct. 27) ... Attempted 21 shots on the season.
High School: Played four years for Sparks High ... Team finished second in the state in 2012, and he earned All-Region honors that season.
Club: Helped Sagebrush Soccer Club to a runner-up finish in the 2012 State Cup, and was a semi-finalist at the 2012 Surf Cup.
Personal: Kevin Partida ... Born on Mar. 10, 1995 ... Majoring in exploring.