UNLV track & field program has six student-athletes earn Mountain West’s Spring Academic Team status and Scholar-Athlete Award .
Two programs reach double-digits; women's basketball has a program-best eight named to semester squad.
UNLV track & field's MacKenna Howard finishes 28th in the shot put Saturday.
UNLV track & field's Drea Austin and Taylor Pegram competed in the 200m and 100m hurdles, respectively, Friday.
UNLV track & field's Auzsane Crowe-Carter finished 27th in the 800m Thursday.
UNLV: A one-time Spring Academic All-Mountain West Team member (2013).
2014 Indoors: Participated in five meets, including the Mountain West Indoor Championships … Threw in two events: shot put and weight throw … Threw a season-best distance of 34-2.25 (10.42m) in the shot put at the Air Force Invitational … Threw a season-best distance of 59-10.5 (18.25m) in the weight throw at the MW Indoors.
2015 Outdoors: Participated in 10 meets, including the Mountain West Outdoor Championships and NCAA West Preliminary … Threw in two events: hammer throw and discus … Threw a season-best distance of 195-4 (59.54m) at the MW Outdoors … Threw a season-best distance of 128-5 (39.14m) in the discus at the MW Outdoors.
2013 Indoor: Participated in four meets, including the Mountain West Indoor Championships ... Threw in two events: weight throw and shot put ... Threw a season-best distance of 51-5.75 (15.69m) at the Mountain T's Invitational.
2013 Outdoor: Participated in nine meets, including the Mountain West Outdoor Championships ... Threw in three events: hammer throw, shot put and discus ... Threw a season-best distance of 173-11 (53.01m) in the hammer throw (eighth place) at the MW Outdoors ... Threw a season-best distance of 133-7 (40.7m) in the discus at the UNLV Invitational.
High School: A 2012 graduate of Calvary Christian High School ... Lettered four years in track & field ... Competed in the throws ... Won the shot put at the state championship in 2011 ... Finished second at the state meet in the discus in 2011 and '12 ... Won the regional championship in the shot put and discus in 2012 ... Set Calvary Christian's shot put (35-2) and discus (128-7) records in 2012 ... Earned honor roll recognition from 2010-12.
Personal: Cortney Rae Miller was born on Nov. 16, 1993, in Las Vegas ... The daughter of Ken and Mindy Miller ... Undecided on course of study.