The National Fastpitch Coaches Association honors seven Rebels as All-America Scholar-Athletes for the 2016-17 academic year.
UNLV Athletics has had a minimum of 43 representatives boast a 3.5 or better cumulative GPA for 10 straight years.
Women's swimming & diving and baseball boast double-digit representatives.
UNLV drops Friday's series opener 6-4 to Fresno State in a nine-inning affair at Eller Media Stadium.
UNLV softball returns home Friday against Fresno State.
2016 (Sophomore): Started in 50 of 53 games played, with all but one start (designated player) as the catcher…Ranked first in runners picked off (five) in the Mountain West and tied for fifth in caught stealing by (seven)…Tied for a single game-high in the MW in sac flies in a game with two against Colorado State on May 7…Had a .255 batting average with 14 hits, nine RBI, one, double, one home run, four walks and six runs on the year…Had a six-game hitting streak (Nevada, Reno, April 17,-Oklahoma State, May 1)…Scored the game winning RBI on a solo home run against No. 19/17 Fresno State (May 14), giving the Bulldogs their first MW loss of the year and also breaking the then-longest winning streak in the nation…Hit the game winning RBI on a single to complete a sweep of New Mexico (April 24) ... Named to the All-Mountain West Spring Academic Team.
2015 (Freshman): Started 42 of 49 games played ... Had a .273 batting average in 99 at bats, registering 20 hits, four doubles, one home run, 12 RBI and 15 runs scored ... Drew 14 walks ... Had 127 put outs, 25 assists on put outs with a .975 fielding percentage ... Named a 2014-15 Mountain West Scholar Athlete.
High School: A 2014 graduate of Palo Verde HS in Las Vegas, Nev. ... Lettered four years in softball ... Helped the Panthers to two state championships in 2011 and '14 and a runner-up finish in '13 ... Led the squad to a Northwest League title in 2011 and a runner-up showing in '12 ... Earned all-conference second-team honors in 2011 and '12 ... During junior and senior seasons, named to the All-Nevada and All-Nevada Sunset League First Teams ... Tabbed the conference's co-MVP in 2013 ... Tabbed an All-State Academic Scholar-Athlete ... Played ASA travel ball for the Lil Rebels 18 Gold, a team that won four straight Nevada ASA titles and finished second at the 2014 ASA USA National Championships in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... Represented the state of Nevada on an addias Futures team and in a national all-star game.
Personal: Brooke Alexandria Stover was born on Jan. 9, 1996, in Las Vegas, Nev. ... The daughter of Gary and Toni Stover ... Has two siblings: Lauren and Hannah ... Majoring in criminal justice.