UNLV will make its first NCAA tournament appearance since 2006 after claiming the Mountain West Conference Tournament title on penalty kicks.
The 2016 Mountain West Regular Season Champions will take on fourth-seeded Utah State in the first semifinal of the conference tournament on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m.
Senior Lily Sender is the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Year, junior Chidera Akubuilo is the Defensive Player of the Year and Chris Shaw is the league's Coach of the Year.
Senior Lily Sender earns league honors after recording the program's first hat trick since 2010 in Friday's title-clinching win over Nevada, Reno.
UNLV will face rival Nevada, Reno on Friday in the women's soccer installment of the Governor's Series, the all-sports competition between the two schools sponsored by NV Energy and Barrick Gold.
(2015-Redshirt-Junior): Started in all 21 games, one of four Rebels to do so…Scored a goal in a 4-3 victory over Utah Valley (Sept. 4)…Placed three of 14 shots on goal…Totaled 1,616 minutes of action, third-highest on the team.
(2014 - Redshirt Sophomore): Limited by injuries to just 11 games, which were all starts ... Scored two goals on the year, both game-winners, against Northern Arizona (Aug. 22), and at UTEP (Sept. 19) ... Also had one assist on the season for a total of five points.
(2013 - Freshman): Scored a pair of goals for the Rebels to finish with four overall points ... Both scores came in the final three games of the year, one-goal wins at Wyoming (Oct. 27) and over Nevada, Reno (Nov. 1) ... Played in 19 games, and made a total of 13 starts.
(2012 - Freshman): Redshirted the season.
High School: Four-year starter for Leigh High ... Helped the Longhorns to two Central Coast Section playoff appearances ... First-team all-league selection, and was named team MVP her senior year.
Club: Played for Santa Clara Sporting ... Team has been ranked No. 1 in Northern California, and in 2010 was the fourth-ranked squad in the nation according to GotSoccer.com ... Helped them to four state cup final appearances, and was a two-time Surf Cup finalist.
Personal: Hayley Elizabeth Wilson ... Born on Dec. 11. 1993, in San Jose, Calif. ... Daughter of Ed and Marian Wilson ... Has one brother, Jeff ... Majoring in public administration.