UNLV volleyball rallied from an early 1-0 deficit to remain perfect with a 3-0 record at the Seton Hall Invitational.
Bree Hammel leads UNLV to its third win with match highs in kills, hitting and blocks against the Highlanders.
Bree Hammel leads sweep of Lady Toppers with match highs in kills, hitting and blocks.
UNLV volleyball will play five matches this weekend in its own Invitational.
The Rebel volleyball season begins at home next week with the three-day UNLV Invitational.
UNLV: A one-time Fall Academic All-Mountain West Team member (2013) ... Named once to the MW's Scholar-Athlete Award (2013-14).
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.