Cross Country Meet Cancelled
Sept. 4, 2002
LAS VEGAS - The UNLV women's cross country meet scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7 at Sunset Park has been cancelled because of scheduling conflicts for opposing teams.
The Rebels will open the 2002 cross country season on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the BYU Invitational in Provo, Utah.
Track and Field Notes ...
Rick Baird, a Las Vegas native, also joins the volunteer staff and will offer his expertise in the throwing events. Baird was an All-Big West Conference hammer thrower while at Utah State and currently competes on the United States Bobsled and Skeleton Federation circuit.
Former javelin specialist Jennifer Gardner (2000-02) will serve as a student assistant coach this season, while completing her coursework at UNLV. Gardner holds the school record in the javelin (new standards) with a career best toss of 151-09.00 (46.25m) accomplished at the 2001 Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships as a junior.