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 will participate at UC Irvine's adidas/Steve Scott Invitational in Southern California this weekend.
UNLV track & field got a win by Cortney Miller in the hammer at the one-day meet in Clovis, Calif.
UNLV track & field's Spencer Moore ran the fourth-best 5,000m in the program's all-time performance charts.
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).
2014 Indoors: Participated in two meets … Participated in the pentathlon … Scored 2,999 points at the Mountain T’s Invitational … Ran a season-best time of 9.29 in the 60m hurdles at the Mountain T’s Invitational.
2014 Outdoors: Participated in eight meets, including the Mountain West Outdoor Championships … Participated in the heptathlon … Scored 4,414 points at the MW Outdoors … Ran a season-best time of 25.58 in the 200m at the MW Outdoors … Ran a season-best time of 2:29.23 in the 800m at the MW Outdoors … Ran a season-best time of 1:05.38 in the 400m hurdles at the Steve Scott Invitational … Threw a season-best distance of 87-11 (26.79m) in the javelin at the Randall Cunningham Invitational.
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.