Bree Hammel’s 14 kills powered UNLV volleyball to a 3-0 sweep of New Mexico State Saturday.
UNLV volleyball's Alexis Patterson and Alyssa Wing register a pair of double-doubles apiece in Friday's action.
UNLV volleyball will hold its alumnae match on Aug. 13 and its Scarlet & Gray Scrimmage one week later.
Rebels are one of 132 NCAA Division I programs to earn AVCA recognition.
UNLV volleyball will play 31 matches in the fall, seven of which will be against 2015 NCAA Tournament qualifiers and a Junior Team from China.
2015:> Named the Mountain West’s Defensive Player of the Week twice (Sept. 28 and Oct. 12) … Played in 30 matches and 113 sets … Had a total of one kill vs. Oral Roberts (Sept. 12) … Had a total of 61 assists with a season-high six at Utah State (Oct. 3) … Had a total of 13 aces with a season-high three vs. Oral Roberts (Sept. 12) … Had a total of 514 digs with 26 matches with 10 or more digs, including a season-high 32 at Fresno State (Oct. 20).
2014: Played in 30 matches and 101 sets ... Had a total of one kill with a season-high one vs. UC Riverside (Aug. 31) ... Has a total of 24 assists with a season-high three vs. Wyoming (Oct. 30) ... Had a total of 10 aces with a season-high two at Seattle (Sept. 12) ... Had a total of 224 digs with nine matches of 10 or more digs, including a season-high 17 on two occasions: vs. Wyoming (Oct. 30) and at New Mexico (Nov. 6).
2013: Played in 29 matches and 84 sets ... Had a total of four kills with a season-high one on four occasions ... Had a total of 16 assists with a season-high two on four occasions ... Had a total of two aces with a season-high one on two occasions: vs. San Jose State (Oct. 3) and vs. Utah State (Nov. 21) ... Had a total of 148 digs with three matches with 10 or more digs, including a season-high 13 at New Mexico (Oct. 12).
High School: A 2013 graduate of West Valley High School in Yakima, Wash. ... Lettered three years in volleyball and four more in tennis ... Helped the Rams to a combined 103-5 record on the volleyball court en route to back-to-back Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) championships in 2011 (3A) and '12 (2A) ... As a senior, named to the Washington State Coaches Association's (WSCA) All-State Team and the Central Washington Athletic Conference's First Team after leading the Rams to a conference title as a team captain ... As a junior, named to the Columbia Basin Big Nine's (CBBN) Honorable Mention Team after leading the Rams to the CBBN district and Greater Spokane League's (GSL) regional championships ... Helped the Rams to the Spokane Crossover and Yakima Sundome titles prior to being named the Yakima Sports Commission Fall Team of the Year ... As a sophomore, helped the Rams to a third-place finish at the WIAA state tournament ... On the tennis court, led the Rams to a 2013 WIAA 2A state championship, while finishing fourth overall as an individual in doubles after finishing first in both doubles and as a member of the team that won CWAC conference and district titles ...Named to the 2013 CWAC First Team ... As a junior, helped the Rams to a WIAA sixth-place finish after team won CBBN and GSL championships ... Selected to the CBBN Second Team and team MVP ... As a sophomore, finished sixth overall in doubles at the WIAA state tournament after winning CBBN and GSL titles ... Served as team captain as a senior and a junior ... Earned the Spanish IV, Marketing and Speech Awards.
Personal: Born on May 12, 1995, in Yakima, Wash. ... Daughter of Doran and Mary Riehl ... Has one sister, Elena ... Majoring in biological sciences.