Senior named WAC Defensive Player Of The Week
UNLV tops Howard by a 4-0 score, start out the season with four straight wins for first time since 1985.
Mellies earns his second career academic honor.
Four players named to the All-WAC team, including three earning their first career honor.
Junior defender helped Rebels to two wins, while also scoring a game-winner.
(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.