UNLV will be playing in the state of Washington for the first time since the 2004-05 season opener.
Track & Field senior Kaysee Pilgrim earns Outstanding Rebel of the Week honors after posting an outdoor program record in the high jump last weekend.
Track & Field junior Najia Hudspeth earns Outstanding Rebel of the Week honors after taking first in all four events she competed in at the Fresno State Bulldog Invite last weekend.
Women's tennis sophomore Aiwen Zhu earns Outstanding Rebel of the Week honors after going 4-1 last week to help the Rebels win two of three matches.
Men's Golf junior Shintaro Ban earns Outstanding Rebel of the Week honors after shooting the lowest round in program history at the Thunderbird Invitational in Tempe, Ariz., last weekend.
(2015-16 - Sophomore): One of the best all-around players in the Mountain West, as she ranked in the top 10 in scoring (8th - 13.5 ppg), steals (1st - 2.4 spg), free throw percentage (2nd - 84.3%), 3-point percentage (39.3%) and 3-point field goals per game (1.7) ... She was also one of the more durable players in the league, as her 34.4 minutes per game ranked fourth-best in the MW ... Finished with four 20+ point games and reached double-figures in 26 total contests ... Posted her first career double-double off 17 points and a career-best 10 rebounds in the MW quarterfinal win over Boise State (3/8) ... Tied her career-high with 25 points on 8-of-12 shooting, including 4-of-5 from three-point range, and dished out a career-high seven assists in another win over Boise State (2/24) ... Scored a game-high 16, which included hitting 3-of-3 from three-point range in the third quarter, in a win over New Mexico (2/3) ... Had a career-high seven steals in the win over Utah State (1/20) ... Scored the final four points of the game to break a tie score in UNLV's 60-56 win at Air Force (1/16) ... Scorched TAMU-CC (12/14) for 25 points on 10-of-15 shooting.
(2014-15 - Freshman): After a slow start to the season, came on strong in conference play, which included an eight-game stretch in which she averaged 8.4 ppg, well above her season average of 5.4 ppg ... Helped the Rebels go 7-1 over that span ... Posted career-highs in points (11) and rebounds (eight) in a home win over New Mexico (2/21) ... First career double-figure game came in front of her hometown crowd as she scored 10 in the overtime win at Fresno State (2/10) ... Started the final 12 games of the season.
HIgh School Two-sport athlete at Hanford High ... Helped the Bullpups to four undefeated conference seasons, and a 26-4 overall record her senior year while leading them to the state semifinals ... Named Hanford Sentinel Player of the Year for 2013-14 after averaging 18 points, nine rebounds, six assists, five steals and three blocks per game ... First-team All-State and League MVP as a senior ... Played AAU Basketball for Cal Swish Black, based in Newport and Los Angeles.
Personal Brooke Lynn Johnson ... Born in Hanford, Calif. ... Daughter of Sandy Johnson and Carrie Johnson-Coppola ... Has one brother, Ryan (19), a freshman quarterback at San Jose State, and twin sisters Cammia and Cannyn Coppola (4) ... Majoring in sociology.