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.
UNLV can't get its offense going in Logan for the second straight day, dropping game two 6-2 on Saturday.
UNLV softball’s Janine Petmecky had two RBI-singles in the Rebels’ loss.
UNLV softball tied the school record for runs scored in a game with 20 to run-rule Santa Clara in five innings.
2016 (Freshman): Started in three of 19 games, one each at first base, second base and shortstop…Had three hits, four runs, three RBI, one walk and one double in 16 at-bats…Hit a two-RBI single against Wisconsin (Feb. 25).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2015 graduate of Coevr D’Alene High School … Lettered and started all four years at either second base or shortstop … Helped team win the state championship her freshman season … Led team to state championship game her junior and senior years and a third place finish her sophomore season … Had a team-high .500 batting average, .610 on-base percentage and 32 stolen bases … Named first team all-state and all-district in 2015 … Tied state tournament home run record … Broke school’s season (24) and career walks record (46) … Played travel ball with North Idaho Xtreme/CDA Crush for nine years … won five state championships with three second place and one third place finishes … Placed ninth in Premier Girls Fastpictch in 2015 and second in Western ASA Nationals in 2012 … Graduated fifth out of 320 students in her class.
PERSONAL: Kylie Rae Rasmussen was born on March 25, 1997 in Coevr D’ Alene, Idaho … Daughter of Rick and Sharyl Rasmussen … Has one sister, Chelsey … Father played football and track and field at Montana … Mother played basketball at North Idaho … Majors in Civil/Environmental Engineering … Volunteered at the Northwest Specialty Hospital … Member of National Honor Society.