UNLV track & field will send its distance runners to Washington's Husky Classic, while others compete at the NAU Invitational.
UNLV track & field newcomers Destiny Smith-Barnett and Taylor Pegram claim fourth place in a pair of program's all-time performances.
Jordan Hardy and Juliet Summers-Hernandez were repeat selctions to the conference's academic award.
Laura Affeld and Adrianna Oliva earn academic honors four straight years.
UNLV track & field's Kylee Vandenberg finishes seventh in the heptathlon at conference meet.
UNLV: Transferred to UNLV after attending Paradise Valley Community College in 2011 ... A one-time Spring Academic All-Mountain West Team member (2013) ... Earned the conference's scholar-athlete award once (2012-13).
2013 Indoor: Participated in four meets, including the Mountain West Indoor Championships ... Participated in the pentathlon ... Scored 3,077 points at the MW Indoors (finals - 17th) ... Scored 2,846 points at the Mountain T's Invitational.
2013 Outdoor: Participated in nine meets, including the Mountain West Outdoor Championships ... Participated in the heptathlon ... Scored 4,489 points at the Randall Cunningham Invitational & Sheila Tarr-Smith Multis ... Ran a season-best time of 14.90 in the 100m hurdles at the Beach Invitational ... Jumped a season-best distance of 17-9 (5.41m) at the Steve Scott Invitational.
High School: A 2010 graduate of Pinnacle High School in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Lettered four years in track & field and three more in soccer ... Competed in the jumps and hurdles ... Helped the Pioneers to back-to-back district championships in 2007 and '08 ... Helped team to a conference title in 2010 ... Won the 100m hurdles at the 2009 5A-2 state championship ... Finished second in the 100m hurdles at the 2008 and '10 5A-2 state championships ... Finished third in the 300m hurdles at the state meet in 2009 ... In soccer, helped the team to a runner-up finish at state in 2009 and conference titles in 2007 and '09.
Personal: Juliet Nicole Summers-Hernandez was born on Aug. 24, 1991, in Wichita, Kan. ... The daughter of Joseph and Lourdes ... Has two siblings, Jancarlo and Jessica ... Majoring in human services.