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 Taylor Pegram finished second in the 100m hurdles with a personal-best time.
UNLV track & field notched 16 top-eight finishes Saturday at UCLA.
2014 Indoors: Participated in four meets, including the Mountain West Indoor Championships … Jumped in two events: high jump and triple jump … Jumped a season-best distance of 5-5.75 (1.67m) in the high jump at the Lumberjack Team Challenge and Husky Classic … Jumped a season-best distance of 32-9.5 (9.99m) in the triple jump at the Mountain T’s Invitational.
2015 Outdoors: Participated in eight meets, including the Mountain West Outdoor Championships … Jumped in two events: high jump and triple jump … Jumped a season-best distance of 5-7 (1.70m) in the high jump at the UNLV Track Classic … Jumped a season-best distance of 33-2.5 (10.12m) in the triple jump at the Bulldog Invitational.
High School: A 2013 graduate of Centennial HS in Las Vegas ... Lettered four years in track & field ... Competed in the high jump, pole vault, hurdles and sprints ... Helped the Bulldogs to three straight team titles at the Nevada State Championships (2011-13) ... Finished second in the state in the high jump (5-6) at the 2013 state meet ... Earned the scholar-athlete award.
Personal: Madison Nicole Johonnot was born on Sept. 29, 1995, in Las Vegas ... The daughter of Jerry and Cheryl Johonnot ... Has one sister Karli ... Majoring in education.