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Cozbinov Named Outstanding Rebel Of The Week

Feb. 14, 2018

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - UNLV men's tennis senior Alexandr Cozbinov has been named the Outstanding Rebel of the Week presented by Air Force Reserve, the school announced Wednesday.

The award goes to the student-athlete who turned in the best individual performance during the previous week of competition from Monday through Sunday as voted on by the UNLV Athletic Communications department.

Cozbinov, a senior from Chișinău, Moldova, jumped on No. 1 Martin Redlicki of UCLA to take the first set, and, after dropping the second, finished the Bruins’ star off for the monumental upset, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. The performance was part of an impressive effort by the Rebels at seventh-ranked UCLA that saw UNLV steal a doubles point and deliver a competitive match on nearly every singles court, capped by Cozbinov's upset.

The Rebels return to action at home this weekend, hosting San Diego State and Oregon at the Fertitta Tennis Complex on Friday and Sunday, respectively.

2017-18 Outstanding Rebel of the Week Award Winners
Sept. 6 - Caitlyn Kreutz, Women's Soccer
Sept. 13 - Lexington Thomas, Football
Sept. 20 - Sophie Cortes, Women's Soccer 
Sept. 27 - Danny Musovski, Men's Soccer 
Oct. 11 - Danny Musovski, Men's Soccer 
Oct. 25 - Sara Delay, Women's Swimming
Nov. 1 - Johnny Stanton, Football
Nov. 8 - Johnny Stanton, Football
Nov. 15 - Brandon McCoy, Men's Basketball
Nov. 22 - Armani Rogers, Football
Nov. 29 - Brandon McCoy, Men's Basketball
Dec. 6 - Brad Gonzales, Men's Swimming
Dec. 14 - Brandon McCoy, Men's Basketball
Jan. 10 - Katie Powell, Women's Basketball
Jan. 17 - Jordan Johnson, Men's Basketball
Jan. 24 - Katie Powell, Women's Basketball
Jan. 31 - Aiwen Zhu, Women's Tennis
Feb. 7 - Katie Powell, Women's Basketball
Feb. 14 - Alexandr Cozbinov, Men's Tennis
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