The UNLV track & field program's MacKenna Howard wins the shot put with second-best indoor performance mark in Rebel history.
The UNLV track & field program open the 2015 indoor campaign at Northern Arizona's Mountain T's Invitational.
UNLV track & field held its yearly intrasquad scrimmage Friday.
Jordan Hardy and Juliet Summers-Hernandez were repeat selctions to the conference's academic award.
Three programs reach double-digits, men's golf leads league in honorees.
High School: A 2013 graduate of San Juan Hills HS in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. ... Lettered four years in cross country, three in softball and one in softball ... In track & field, competed in throws and multi events ... Helped the Stallions to two CIF Finals in 2012 and '13 and the CIF Prelims in '11 ... Won the 2011 shot put at the Sea View League meet ... Broke San Juan Hills HS records in shot put, discus, javelin, heptathlon, sprint medley relay and distance medley relay ... Best 800m time was 2:15.86 ... In cross country, helped the squad to two CIF Finals in 2009 and '10 and the CIF Prelims in '11 ... Earned all-league honors in 2013 ... In softball, named to the 2010 all-league team ... Selected as the school's valedictorian.
Personal: Kylee Ann Vandenberg was born on April 18, 1995, in Laguna Beach, Calif. ... The daughter of Steve and Brenda Vandenberg ... Has two brothers, Jon and Dave ... Brother, Dave, played ice hockey at Suffolk University ... Majoring in kinesiology.