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Rebels Place Seven Individuals, One Relay On All-MW Indoor Team

Feb. 26, 2018

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - Fresh off winning its first indoor conference title in 25 years, the UNLV Rebels placed seven individuals and its 4x400m relay on the 2018 Mountain West Indoor Track & Field All-Conference Team. Additionally, Rebel head coach Yvonne Wade was named the MW's Indoor Coach of the Year for the second straight season.

 

 

All-MW Team honors are awarded to those individuals and relay teams that place in the top three in an event at the indoor meet.

Representing the Scarlet & Gray were Stella Clemens (second/pentathlon), Jasmyne Graham (second/60m hurdles), MacKenna Howard (second/shot put), Najia Hudspeth (first/400m), Kaysha Love (200m), Avi'Tal Perteete (second/800) and Destiny Smith-Barnett (third/60m).

The relay foursome, which won the race, was comprised of Perteete, Love and the Hudspeth sisters, Najia and Nylia.

REBEL NOTES:
- UNLV's last indoor conference title came during the 1993 season when it was a member of the MPSF.
- Perteete's 800m time (2:04.01) was the fastest registered in UNLV's all-time performance history, and it's the 14th fastest in the nation this season (third-fastest freshman).
- Graham's 60m hurdles time (8.33) was the second fastest in UNLV's all-time performance history.
- Howard maintained her second-place positioning in UNLV's all-time performance list for the shot put, and improved upon her distance by 4.25 inches with her throw of 52-11.50 (16.14m).
-Clemens maintained her third-place positioning in UNLV's all-time performance list for the pentathlon, and improved upon her point total by 40 points with her haul of 3,823.
- UNLV's 4x400m relay (3:38.65) was the third fastest in UNLV's all-time performance history.
- Love's 200m time (23.96) was the fourth-best in UNLV's all-time performance history.
- Najia Hudspeth's 400m time (54.07) was the fourth-best in UNLV's all-time performance history.

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