Rebel football had a record haul with 26 student-athletes being named to the Fall 2017 Academic All-Mountain West Team.
UNLV scores two goals in the final 15 minutes to defeat the Rams at home Friday night.
UNLV improves to 10-2 overall and 2-1 in Mountain West play after second straight shutout.
The Hornets score a goal with less than three minutes remaining in regulation to hand UNLV its first defeat of 2017.
The Rebels netted three second-half goals to beat Drake 3-0 at home Friday night in their 2017 season-opener.
2016 (Freshman): Played in 11 games, starting nine of them, in her first season with the Rebels ... Registered four goals and one assist on the year before a knee injury ended her freshman campaign ... Named Outstanding Rebel of the Week on Sept. 28 after scoring two goals in a 4-1 win over Fresno State on Sept. 25, the same game she suffered the season-ending injury.
High School: Four-year starter at midfielder… Holds the school record for the most goals (43) in a season and had 100 career goals and 51 assists…Named to the All-Southeast League, All-Sunrise Region and All-Southern Nevada from 2013-15…Earned the honors of team captain and MVP, first team all-state and Southeast League Co-Offensive Player of the Year in 2015….Placed on the 2015-16 Nevada all-State Academic Team…Named a scholar-athlete all four years. Club: Played midfielder for the Players Soccer Club…Helped the team win the Nevada State Cup Championship…Previously was a midfielder and forward for Neon and Premier ECNL. Personal: Katherine Michele Ballou…Born in Columbus, Ohio…Daughter of Patricia and Paul Ballou…Has four sisters, Lexi, Victoria, Taylor and Megan, and one brother, Nicholas … Majoring in Hospitality Management