The intercollegiate athletics program at the university offers a variety of individual and team sports for men and women with a commitment to the development and education of the student-athlete.
Nevada sponsors 16 sports that compete at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level. Nevada is a member of the Mountain West Conference in all sports except rifle. Rifle competes as a member of the Patriot Rifle Conference.
Intercollegiate teams are fielded for men in baseball, basketball, football, golf, rifle, and tennis. Intercollegiate teams for women compete in basketball, cross country, golf, rifle, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor and outdoor), and volleyball.
In support of the educational mission of the University of Nevada:
- We provide opportunities for achievement – academically, athletically and socially.
- We teach and inspire leadership to prepare our students for life.
- We engage our community in a meaningful way.
These values guide and govern our actions at all times. They define “what we stand for” and “what we won’t stand for.”
We treat ourselves and others as we would like to be treated.
Positive Attitude and Outlook
We have high energy, enthusiasm and optimism every day.
We go the extra mile to serve others, especially our students and community.
We stick together, we carry the load with our teammates, we look out for each other.
We are focused on creating order, planning and advancing the enterprise.
We look to include people with different experiences, opinions and voices.
We know that the right thing to do is the only thing to do.
Additional information about Wolf Pack Athletics is available at http://www.NevadaWolfPack.com or by calling the Intercollegiate Athletics Department at (775) 784-6900. The department is located in Legacy Hall.
Lawlor Events Center
Opening in the fall of 1983, Lawlor Events Center is a 12,000 seat, multi-purpose public assembly facility which accommodates business and educational meetings, banquets, trade shows and exhibitions, as well as entertainment, athletic and sporting events. In keeping with university goals, the mission of Lawlor Events Center is to enhance the quality of life for the students, faculty and staff of the University of Nevada, Reno as well as the residents of northern Nevada, by providing a highly diverse program of events in an efficiently operated facility.
In addition to the main arena, the Lawlor complex consists of two large meeting rooms, which can serve as “break-out” rooms for workshops and conferences and can comfortably accommodate banquets and receptions for as many as 400 to 1,000 guests. For information about the facility, call (775) 784-4659. For event and ticket information, call (775) 784-4444.