Senior Lily Sender is one of 33 players in the nation to receive CoSIDA Academic All-America honors for outstanding work in the classroom and on the field.
Forward Michaela Morris and defender Chidera Akubuilo earn league honors after UNLV's 2-0 start.
60 current and former UNLV student-athletes eligible for Spring Commencement Ceremonies.
Las Vegas native was an Academic All-American as a junior.
Football leads way with 18 players on the Fall 2013 Academic All-Mountain West Team.
(2011 - Sophomore): Turned in a 0.95 GAA on the season and doubled her season shutouts to six while starting all 21 games in the net ... Posted 76 saves and had a .784 save percentage in 1983:05 minutes of action ... Named MW Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 24 after shutting out Air Force and Wyoming on the road in 200 total minutes of action ... Allowed only six goals over the final nine games of the season.
(2010 - Freshman): Started her first career game the day after turning 17, and stopped nine shots to earn a shutout over UC Riverside, which was good enough for MW Defensive Player of the Week honors on Aug. 23 ... Also posted shutouts in 1-0 wins over Oregon (Sept. 10) and Weber State (Sept. 26) ... Had a season-high eight saves against Oregon ... For the year, ended with 73 saves and a 1.45 GAA in 1737:31 minutes of action.
High School: Starting keeper for Bonanza High as a sophomore, and led them to the division playoffs ... Earned several honors during her sophomore year, including All-Southwest League, All-Sunset Region and All-Southern Nevada honors ... Team captain and team MVP her sophomore year ... Did not play during her freshman, junior and senior years due to her club soccer commitments.
Club: Member of the `93 ODP region IV pool ... Was goalkeeper for Neusport `94 in Las Vegas since 2007 ... Helped the squad to the state cup championship in 2008 and 2010.
Personal: Personal: Kylie Renee Wassell ... Born on Aug. 19, 1993, in Las Vegas ... Daughter of Carolyn Wassell ... Has one sister, Kenna (25) ... Graduated early as a valedictorian of Bonanza High ... Is a ranked chess player ... Majoring in secondary education.
Wassell's Career Honors & Awards 2012 All-Mountain West (2nd team) 2012 CoSIDA Academic All-American (3rd team) 2012 CoSIDA Academic All-District (1st team) 2011 CoSIDA Academic All-District (2nd team)