Rebels Have 37 Recognized For Academics|
Jan. 26, 2012
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) -
UNLV had a total of 37 student-athletes named to the Fall 2011 Academic All-Mountain West Team, the league announced. The Rebels have had at least 35 fall representatives for five consecutive years.
The football team led the way with 13 honorees, while the women's soccer team followed closely behind with 11 of its own.
The volleyball and cross country squads had seven and six student-athletes named to the team, respectively, and round out the quartet of sports that participate in the MW and are sponsored by UNLV in the fall academic period.
To be eligible for selection to the Academic All-MW Team, student-athletes must have completed at least one academic team at the school, while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, and be a starter or significant contributor on their team.