Lady Rebels To Host National Girls And Women In Sports Day Saturday

UNLV TO HOST NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY SATURDAY

The Rebel athletic department will host a free sports clinic prior to the Lady Rebel home game versus Boise State

The UNLV Lady Rebels and the UNLV Athletic Department will be honoring the 32nd annual celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Saturday, February 3, by hosting a free sports clinic prior to the Lady Rebel home game later that afternoon against Boise State in the Thomas & Mack Center.

The day will start with the free sports clinic, as players and staff from several athletic teams at UNLV, including the women’s soccer, volleyball, and pom teams will be helping to run the event for kids (girls and boys) between 2nd and 8th grades at the Mendenhall Center. Doors open at 11:45 for registration while the clinic starts at 12:30 pm with different stations spread out over the Mendenhall Center and the practice courts at the Cox Pavilion. Following the clinic, all participants are invited to attend the UNLV Lady Rebels contest against Boise State for free, with the game starting at 3 pm in the Thomas & Mack Center. All participants will receive a free t-shirt and pizza after the completion of the clinic.
During the Lady Rebel game, several former UNLV female athletes will be in attendance and will be honored on the court at halftime as well, while Mariah Jefferson, of the newest Las Vegas professional team, WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces, will be signing autographs pregame. The first 100 fans to the Boise State game will receive a free Like a Lady Rebel T-shirt.
Advance tickets bought online for the game at UNLVTickets.com are just $5, while kids 12 and under are always free at UNLV Lady Rebel contests. There is also a special $2 ticket price for all CCSD parents, with the code available from your local school.
NGWSD is celebrated in all 50 states with community-based events, award ceremonies, and activities honoring the achievements and encouraging participation of girls and women in sports, starting back in 1987. The national-wide celebration is jointly organized by the National Girls and Women in Sport Coalition, and the theme for 2018 is “Play Fair, Play IX.”.
For more information about the event you can contact Rachel Dunn, Lady Rebel Director of Operations, at 702-895-3041 or by email (rachel.dunn@unlv.edu). Space is limited in the pre-game clinic, so fans should sign up soon at UNLVwomensbasketballcamps.com.

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: UNLV Athletics To Host National Girls And Women In Sports Day On Jan. 28

UNLV TO HOST NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY ON JANUARY 28
The Rebel athletic department will host a free sports clinic prior to the Lady Rebel home game versus San José State

The UNLV Lady Rebels and the UNLV Athletic Department will be honoring the 31st annual celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Saturday, January 28, by hosting a free sports clinic prior to the Lady Rebel home game later that afternoon against San José State.

The day will start with the free sports clinic, as players and staff from several athletic teams at UNLV, including the women’s soccer, track and field, volleyball, softball and pom teams will be helping to run the event for kids (girls and boys) between 2nd and 8th grades at the Mendenhall Center. Doors open at 12:45 for registration while the clinic starts at 1:30 pm with different stations spread out over the Mendenhall Center and the practice courts at the Cox Pavilion. Following the clinic, all participants are invited to attend the UNLV Lady Rebels contest against San Jose State for free, with the game starting at 4 pm in the Cox Pavilion.

During the Lady Rebel game, UNLV will also have an on-court recognition for three of its four women’s teams that reached NCAA Tournament play in the 2016 calendar year: the Mountain West champion golf and soccer teams as well as the 2016 volleyball squad. The Rebel tennis team was also MW champions in 2016, but will be in competition that afternoon.

The first 200 fans to the San José State game will receive a free UNLV Rebel T-shirt, while all participants in the sports clinic will also all receive a free t-shirt and pizza after the clinic as well. Advance tickets bought online for the game at UNLVTickets.com are just $5, while kids 12 and under are always free at UNLV Lady Rebel contests. Other special events during the contest include a pair of in-game raffles for Lady Rebel Prize packs.

NGWSD is celebrated in all 50 states with community-based events, award ceremonies, and activities honoring the achievements and encouraging participation of girls and women in sports, starting back in 1987. The national-wide celebration is jointly organized by the National Girls and Women in Sport Coalition, and the theme for 2017 is “Expanding Opportunity”.

For more information about the event you can contact Rachel Dunn, Lady Rebel Director of Operations, at 702-895-3041 or by email (rachel.dunn@unlv.edu). Space is limited in the pre-game clinic, so fans should sign up soon at UNLVwomensbasketballcamps.com.

UNLV ATHLETIC NEWS: UNLV To Host National Girls And Women In Sports Day Saturday

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UNLV TO HOST NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY ON SATURDAY

 
Event will host over 300 kids for a free multi-sport clinic prior to that day’s Lady Rebel game vs. Colorado State

The UNLV Lady Rebels and the UNLV Athletic Department will hosting over 300 kids at a free sports clinic on Saturday in the 29th annual celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, which will be held at UNLV on Saturday, Feb. 7 prior to the women’s basketball game against Colorado State. Space is limited for the event, so parents are encouraged to sign up their children early.

For this year’s NGWSD, players and staff from several women’s athletic teams at UNLV, including the basketball, volleyball, soccer, cheer and dance teams will be helping to run an all-sports clinic for kids (girls and boys) between 2nd and 8th grades at the Mendenhall Center. Doors open at 12:45 for registration while the clinic starts at 1:30 pm with different stations spread out over the Mendenhall Center and the practice courts at the Cox Pavilion. Following the clinic, all participants are invited to attend the UNLV Lady Rebels contest against Air Force for free, with the game starting at 4 pm in the Cox Pavilion.

NGWSD is celebrated in all 50 states with community-based events, award ceremonies, and activities honoring the achievements and encouraging participation of girls and women in sports, starting back in 1987. The national-wide celebration is jointly organized by the National Girls and Women in Sport Coalition, and the theme for 2015 is “Game On!”

For more information about the event you can contact Rachel Dunn, Lady Rebel Director of Operations, at 702-895-3041 or by email (rachel.dunn@unlv.edu). Sign-ups for the NGWSD are also available online at UNLVwomensbasketballcamps.com.

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS:Lady Rebel Head Coach Kathy Olivier Kicks Off CCSD Coaches Challenge

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UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH KATHY OLIVIER KICKS OFF CCSD COACHES CHALLENGE OCT. 20

Over 10,000 students in the district will participate in the program

 

UNLV Women’s Basketball head coach Kathy Olivier will help the Clark County School District kick off the 8th annual UNLV Coaches Challenge, with an event on Monday, Oct. 20 at 9 am at Elise Wolff Elementary School in Henderson.

The annual Coaches Challenge is a collaborative effort between the UNLV Athletic Department, Southern Nevada Health District and the Clark County School District. The Challenge encourages grade-school children to make healthy food choices and to participate in physical activity every day. Each year, the winning classrooms receive tickets to a UNLV basketball game and the grand prize winning classrooms receive a visit from a UNLV head coach to congratulate students for their efforts. This year, 10,042 students have signed up and represent 373 classrooms across the school district.

This will be the first year that Olivier and the Lady Rebels will take the lead in the program from the UNLV side. “We love doing community service but this is a special one for us,” said Olivier. “We get to go to the schools and mentor young elementary students on how to make smart choices and good decisions, and how important it is to exercise and eat right.”

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Coll Resigns As Women’s Head Coach

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MICHAEL COLL RESIGNS AS UNLV WOMEN’S HEAD SOCCER
COACH

Michael Coll has resigned as head women’s soccer coach at UNLV to take over the head coach position at UNC Greensboro, the UNLV athletic department announced on Tuesday.

Coll leaves after two years as the Rebels’ head coach, and posted a 22-12-7 overall record. That included an 12-4-4 mark his first season, and UNLV qualified for the Mountain West tournament both years under Coll.

“Michael is leaving our women’s soccer program in great shape: a Team GPA of 3.46, a winning season and an APR score of 982,” said Dr. Lisa Kelleher,Associate Athletic Director/SWA at UNLV. “We wish Michael well in his future endeavor.”

Current assistant coach Mark Carr will serve as interim coach during UNLV’s spring schedule, which starts with its first game on March 15.

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Lady Rebels Host Play 4Kay, National Girls and Women In Sports Day Over Next Two Weeks

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UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HOSTS Play 4Kay, NATIONAL
GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY OVER NEXT TWO WEEKS

Annual breast cancer awareness game (Play 4Kay) set for
Feb. 5, NGWSD will be prior to the Utah State game on Feb. 15

The UNLV Lady Rebels and the UNLV Athletic Department will be hosting two special games over the next two weeks, beginning with the annual Play 4Kay breast cancer awareness game on Wednesday, Feb. 5 against Colorado State at 7 pm. UNLV will then host over 300 kids participating in the 28th annual celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, to be held on Saturday, Feb. 15 against Utah State. Both games will be held in the Cox Pavilion.

Wednesday’s game against the CSU Rams is part of the national Play 4Kay initiative, the goal of which is to help raise breast cancer awareness and funds for research. All fans that wear pink to the contest will receive $2 admission (children 12 and under are free), while free pink shoelaces will be available for the first 50 fans. The team will also be raffling off specially decorated shooting shirts, selling raffle tickets on the Cox Pavilion concourse ($2 for one entry, $5 for three entries) with all proceeds going to the Kay Yow Foundation. UNLV has been selected as one of 25 schools on the West Coast by the Foundation to help build attendance and donations for the cause.

On Feb. 15 for NGWSD, players and staff from several women’s athletic teams at UNLV, including the basketball, volleyball, soccer and softball squads will be helping to run an all-sports clinic for over 300 kids (girls and boys) between 2nd and 8th grades. The clinic starts at 1:30 pm with different stations spread out over the Mendenhall Center and the practice courts at the Cox Pavilion. Following the clinic, all participants are invited to attend the UNLV Lady Rebels contest against Utah State for free, with the game starting at 4 pm in the Cox Pavilion.

NGWSD is celebrated in all 50 states with community-based events, award ceremonies, and activities honoring the achievements and encouraging participation of girls and women in sports, starting back in 1987. The national-wide celebration is jointly organized by the National Girls and Women in Sport Coalition, and this year’s theme is “Passing the Torch, Blazing the Trail!” This year’s event at UNLV is sponsored by the UNLV Women of Excellence.