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Program-Best Eight Named Academic All-Mountain West

Alyssa Anderson was one of two Lady Rebels to be named both Academic All-MW and MW Scholar-Athlete.
July 23, 2015

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - UNLV placed a program-best eight members of the women's basketball team on the 2015 Spring Academic All-Mountain West team, while two were also named MW Scholar-Athletes. Alana Cesarz was named Academic All-MW for the fourth straight season, while junior Amie Callaway was a third-time honoree. Repeat honorees were sophomore Diamond Major and graduate student Aley Rohde. Four members of the freshmen class were also recognized, as Alyssa Anderson, Simone Sheppard, Kandyce Smith and Nikki Wheatley all made appearences on the team as well.  

Anderson and Rohde also received the addition honor of MW Scholar-Athlete, the first for both Lady Rebels.

To be eligible for selection to the Academic All-MW team, student-athletes must have completed at least one academic term 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. To be eligible for selection as a MW Scholar-Athlete, student-athletes must have completed at least two academic terms at the member institution, while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better, and have participated in varsity competition for their athletic team.

UNLV ACADEMIC ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE (8)
Alyssa Anderson, Freshman, Secondary Education
Amie Callaway, Junior, Hospitality Management
Alana Cesarz, Senior, Kinesiological Sciences
Diamond Major, Sophomore, Biological Sciences
Aley Rohde, Junior, Master of Public Administration
Simone Sheppard, Freshman, Secondary Education
Kandyce Smith, Freshman, Computer Science
Nikki Wheatley, Freshman, Nutrition

UNLV MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARD (2)
Alyssa Anderson, Freshman, Secondary Education
Aley Rohde, Junior, Master of Public Administration

 

 

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