UNLV to play in the NCAA Tournament for first time since 1988.
Ryerson named Coach of the Year, Bernal and Mellies
UNLV finishes league play at 7-2-1, earn No. 1 seed in conference tournament.
First Rebel to be named to the team since Danny Cruz in 2008.
UNLV comes from two down to post 3-2 victory at Houston Baptist, claim 12th win of the season.
(2013 - RS-Junior): Earned second team All-WAC honors after helping the Rebels give up a league-low 30 goals over the season ... Notched the first two goals of his career, against Georgia State (Sept. 8) and the game-winner against Kansas City (Oct. 25) ... Played in all 19 games with 18 starts.
(2012 - RS-Junior): Played in 20 contests on the backline while starting in 13 games ... Attempted four shots, and posted one assist, on the game-winning goal at San Jose State (Oct. 14).
(2011 - RS-Sophomore): Appeared in 14 games during the season for the Rebels ... Made seven starts as a defensive back.
(2010 - Freshman): Redshirted the season.
High School: Was a defender for the Silverado High Skyhawks from 2007-09 ... Team won the conference and regional championship his freshman year ... Was a second-team all-city selection as a freshman and first-team pick as a sophomore.
Club: Played for Neusport FC from 2005-10.
Personal: Kyle Kimo Mellies ... Born on May 15, 1992, in Las Vegas ... Son of Roger Mellies and Sherri Howell ... Has one sister, Jamie (25), played volleyball at Seattle ... Majoring in pre-engineering.