Student-Athletes to be well represented in UNLV's 50th Commencement Ceremony.
Lauren Petersen was named to the Fall Academic All-Mountain West Team for fourth time
Lauren Petersen was the top finisher for UNLV.
The Mountain West Cross Country Championships will be held at the Silver Bowl Sports Complex on Friday.
UNLV's Lauren Petersen wins the women's 5K in a time of 17:54.51.
UNLV: Transferred to UNLV after spending freshman and sophomore years at College of the Canyons (Santa Clarita, Calif.) ... A one-time Academic All-Mountain West Team memeber in both cross country (2012) and track & field (2012).
2011 - Canyons: Ran in 19 meets between 2009 (eight) and '10 (11) ... Ran the 800m, 1500m. 200m, 400m and 4x400m relay ... Named the 2010 Western State Conference Athlete of the Year ... In 2010, won the California State championship, So Cal championship and Western State Conference championship in the 800m ... Broke the school record twice in the 800m, and never lost a race in the 2010 season ... Finished second in the 1500m in at the Western State Conference meet, and third in both the 800m and 1500m at the '09 league meet ... Fastest 800m time (2:09.67) was set at the 2010 So Cal Championships ... Fastest 1500m time (4:44.99) was set at the 2010 Western State Conference Championships ... Fastest 200m time (27.18) was set at the 2010 Bakersfield Relays ... Fastest 400m time (58.48) was set at the 2010 Bakersfield Relay ... Fastest 4x400m relay (4:27.31) was set at the Western State Conference Championships ... Owned the team's top performances in both the 800m and 1500m both years, and the 200m and 400m in '10.