Rebels Earn All-American Recognition|
June 11, 2018
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV track & field program had two individual student-athletes as well as its 4x100m relay and 4x400m relay teams recognized by the U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) after their performances at the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
With a seventh-place finish in the semis of the 800m, Avi'Tal Wilson-Perteete earned Second Team All-American honors, while Jasmyne Graham, who was 18th in the 100m hurdles, claimed Honorable Mention status.
Wilson-Perteete and Graham also ran legs of the 4x100m and 4x400m relays, respectively. The former teamed up with Najia Hudspeth, Kaysha Love and Destiny Smith-Barnett in the 4x100m relay (19th), while the latter partnered with the Hudspeth sisters (Najia and Nylia) and Love in the 4x400m relay (21st).