UNLV track & field program has six student-athletes earn Mountain West’s Spring Academic Team status and Scholar-Athlete Award .
A total of 56 student-athletes at UNLV received the 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 notched the program's second-best outdoor performance mark in the shot put.
Jordan Hardy and Juliet Summers-Hernandez were repeat selctions to the conference's academic award.
2014 Indoors: Participated in three meets … Ran in five events: 200m, 400m, 60m hurdles and 4x400m relay … Ran a season-best time of 26.02 in the 200m at the Mountain T’s Invitational … Ran a season-best time of 1:00.43 in the 400m at the Mountain T’s Invitational … Ran a season-best time of 9.16 in the 60m hurdles at the Lumberjack Team Challenge … Ran a season-best time of 3:46.56 (first place) in the 4x400m relay at the Mountain T’s Invitational.
2014 Outdoors: Participated in six meets … Ran in four events: 200m, 100m hurdles, 400m hurdles and 4x400m relay … Ran a season-best time of 26.12 (w) at the Aztec Invitational … Ran a season-best time of 14.60 in the 100m hurdles at the Randall Cunningham Invitational … Ran a season-best time of 1:04.72 in the 400m hurdles at the Randall Cunningham Invitational … Ran a season-best time of 3:53.33 in the 4x400m relay at the Steve Scott Invitational.
High School: A 2013 graduate of Thunder Ridge HS in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ... Lettered four years in track & field and two in cross country ... Helped the Grizzlies to four straight Continental League titles in track & field ... Finished second in the 300m hurdles (42.61) and third in the 100m hurdles (14.29) at the Colorado state meet in division 5A ... Fastest 300m hurdles time was 42.48 ... Won the Continental League's 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles two straight years (junior and senior) ... Earned all-state and all-league honors four straight years ... Owns all class records in both the 100m and 300m hurdles ... Selected to the athletic hall of honor award.
Personal: Erin Bowers was born on May 16, 1995, in Long Beach, Calif. ... The daughter of Guy and Lynne Bowers ... Has one sister Courtney ... Majoring in hospitality.