Nevada’s student-athlete graduation rate rises to 80 percent

RENO, Nev. – The University of Nevada’s Graduation Success Rate rose for the eighth time in nine years and matched its high-water mark of 80 percent, according to data released by the NCAA today. “Our student-athletes strive for excellence and we are proud of their accomplishments and successes,” said athletics director Doug Knuth. “Credit is […]

Homecoming versus Boise State marks 300th game at Mackay Stadium

RENO, Nev. – Saturday’s annual Homecoming game when the Nevada football team plays host to rival Boise State will feature a bit of historical significance. The 300th game in stadium history will played in front of a sellout crowd as the 3-1 Wolf Pack (1-0 in the Mountain West) takes on the Broncos (3-2, 1-1 MW) […]

Following late win in San Jose, Pack returns home to face MW foe Boise State

Game Preview: Nevada returns to Mackay Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 4, hosting Boise State in a primetime Mountain West battle … Kickoff between the Wolf Pack (3-1, 1-0) and Broncos (3-2, 1-1) is scheduled for 7:34 p.m. (PT) on CBS Sports Network … Saturday will mark the 300th game at Mackay Stadium in program history […]

Pack comes up short in road loss to Arizona

Postgame Notes FINAL: Arizona (3-0) 35, Nevada (2-1) 28 Senior QB Cody Fajardo recorded his seventh career 300-yard passing performance, completing 29-of-39 passes for 321 yards and three touchdowns. He tallied season-high marks in passing yards and touchdowns. Fajardo completed at least six passes to four different receivers; Gipson (8), Turner (7), Henderson (7) and […]

Football: Nevada to open ’14 campaign Saturday at Mackay

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Southern Utah (0-0) at Nevada (0-0) Date              Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 Kickoff           12 p.m. (PT) Stadium         Chris Ault Field at Mackay Stadium Location         Reno, Nev. Capacity        30,000 Surface          FieldTurf Radio             Wolf Pack […]

RTC announces extended Sierra Spirit hours for Nevada home night games

Reno, NV (August 21, 2014) – Get charged up for Nevada! The RTC SIERRA SPIRIT, which utilizes fully electric buses, will be operating extended hours for Nevada home night games. The SIERRA SPIRIT serves the downtown Reno area. Buses arrive every 15 to 20 minutes every day between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. However, whenever […]

Pack’s Polian announces Alpha Wolf honor

RENO, Nev. – As part of the Nevada Athletics Department’s “Born to be ONE” motto, second-year head coach Brian Polian announced today the creation of the Alpha Wolf, a weekly honor bestowed upon a walk-on in the program. Uniform jersey No. 1 will be assigned to a different walk-on player each week who excels on […]

Pack picked to finish third; Hekking named to preseason All-MW team

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Senior defensive end Brock Hekking was named to the Preseason All-Mountain West Team, and Nevada was predicted to finish third in the West Division as the conference opened up its preseason media days event here on Tuesday. Hekking, a 6-foot-4, 255-pound senior from Vacaville, Calif., is a two-time All-Mountain West honoree. […]

Pack’s Hekking on Lombardi Award watch list

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RENO, Nev. – Nevada defensive end Brock Hekking has been named to the 2014 Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List, the Rotary Lombardi Award committee announced today. Hekking, a 6-foot-4, 255-pound senior from Vacaville, Calif., is a two-time All-Mountain West honoree. He is seventh among returning players in career sacks with 17.0. Entering his senior season, […]

A Pack First: Nevada to face SEC team in 2015

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RENO, Nev. – For the first time in its history, the Nevada football team will play against a school from the Southeastern Conference as the Wolf Pack will take on Texas A&M next season, the school announced today as part of a handful of scheduling moves. Included in the moves: –               Nevada has entered into a […]

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