UNLV baseball junior Nick Ames earns the honor after hitting .500 with three home runs and eight RBI in three Rebel wins over the weekend.
Rebels cap off successful ITA Kick-Off Weekend by upsetting SEC's Bulldogs.
Aiwen Zhu knocks off 27th-ranked opponent to lead Rebels in 4-3 defeat.
Rebels improve to 2-0 in opening weekend.
Rebels blank NMSU, will host Weber State Sunday at 10 a.m.
2016: One of eight Rebels named 2016 Academic All-Mountain West ... Finished with an overall record of 25-9 as a freshman ... Played primarily at the No. 2 spot in the singles lineup with an 13-3 mark ... Posted a 24-10 record in doubles playing with three different partners.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate of East China University.
PERSONAL: Aiwen Zhu was born Sept. 22, 1994 ... The daughter of Jiejian and Yuyu Zhu ... Favorite tennis player is Roger Federer ... Majoring in hospitality management.