Rebel football had a record haul with 26 student-athletes being named to the Fall 2017 Academic All-Mountain West Team.
UNLV will take on the Utah State Aggies Friday at 2 p.m. PT and the Boise State Broncos Sunday afternoon at 12 p.m. PT.
UNLV will face the Bulldogs Friday night at 7 p.m. and the Mountain West-leading Spartans Sunday afternoon at 12 p.m.
UNLV hosts Colorado State Friday night and Wyoming Sunday afternoon at Peter Johann Memorial Field.
UNLV hosts Colorado College Friday at 7 p.m. in its conference home-opener followed by a Sunday contest against Air Force at 1 p.m.
2016 (Freshman): Started 22 of 23 games as a freshman defender ... recorded four assists from her back left position ... Named to the Mountain West All-Newcomer team.
High School: Only played club ball. Club: Played and trained with the Sacramento United Soccer Club starting in 2006…Participated on the NorCal PDP State Team in 2013-14…Selected to play in a friendly game against the Japanese U15 National Team in 2014 and Futures Match with the Sacramento Republic FC in 2015. Personal: Paige Noel Almendariz…Born in Sacramento, Calif…Daughter of Joy Almendariz…Has an older sister Brittney, a twin sister Macy and two younger sisters, Greta and Collette…Brittney and Macy are professional dancers with the Sacramento Ballet…Valedictorian of her school…An accomplished ballerina…Trained with the Crockett-Deane Ballet Company from 2011-16…Awarded multiple scholarships from professional ballet companies and universities…Undecided on a major.