Mountain West Adds Fresno State and Nevada

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West Conference announced tonight that California State University, Fresno and the University of Nevada, Reno have accepted invitations to join the MWC.

“Fresno State is honored to accept the invitation to join the Mountain West Conference,” said Fresno State President John Welty. “We look forward to competition against some universities we have not faced previously and to renewing rivalries with San Diego State, Colorado State and several other schools that we enjoyed previously.”

“We have had a great experience in the WAC. We have appreciated the strong competition and the wonderful colleagues” said Nevada President Milt Glick. “The offer to join the Mountain West Conference is an opportunity we cannot turn down. The Mountain West is a strong conference and this will enhance our natural rivalry with UNLV and continue our rivalry with Boise State. We believe joining this conference

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