The UNLV baseball team will open its 2016 season Feb. 19 with a three-game series at the University of Texas to kick off a challenging non-conference schedule that also includes road games at Cal State Fullerton and San Diego, home games against Ohio State, West Virginia and Texas Tech and a home-and-home series against Arizona State.
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Like most college sports in this era of the BCS and now playoff football, the national championship for men’s golf is more about generating fan interest than fretting over what might be the most demanding test for its participants. It’s all about the number of eyeballs watching. Just ask UNLV coach Dwaine Knight.
UNLV opens play in the Mountain West baseball tournament in Reno hoping to overcome a disappointing regular season. The Rebels will meet San Jose State in the play-in game at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
UNLV posted Saturday’s best round — 10-under-par 278 — to finish third in the NCAA men’s golf regional at Sagamore Golf Club in Noblesville, Ind. By placing in the top five, the Rebels advanced to the NCAA championships in Bradenton, Fla.
Austin Anderson’s two-run single in the 10th inning lifted UNLV to a 9-6 win over San Jose State in a Mountain West baseball game Saturday in San Jose, Calif.
UNLV senior golfer Nicholas Maruri bounced back Friday to shoot a team-best 2-under-par 70 that kept the Rebels in contention for a spot in the NCAA men’s golf championships. UNLV remains in fifth place at the NCAA regionals in Noblesville, Ind., entering the final round.
Andrew Yazdanbakhsh and Nick Rodriguez each went 3-for-4 with an RBI to lead UNLV to a 9-3 win at San Jose State, helping the Rebels claim a split of their Mountain West doubleheader. UNLV was limited to four hits in losing the first game 3-0.
It took UNLV the better part of its first round to get untracked at the Sagamore Golf Club. But once the Rebels found their groove, they played their way into contention at the NCAA men’s golf regional in Noblesville, Ind. Led by Kurt Kitayama’s 1-under 71, UNLV is fifth after posting a 7-over score of 295.
UNLV’s baseball game Thursday night at San Jose State was postponed because of inclement weather. It is scheduled to be made up as part of a doubleheader today starting at 3 p.m. in San Jose, Calif.
UNLV shortstop Garie Blando was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches All-West Region third team. She led the Rebels in most offensive categories, including games played (55), batting average (.389), runs (55), hits (70), doubles (16), home runs (15) and RBIs (46).
Thanks for all of the support last weekend in our final series at home. It was pretty weird knowing that it was my last weekend playing at a place that has been my home for the last four years.
UNLV announced it would begin construction on a two-story baseball clubhouse that is expected to be ready before next season. The $2.75 million project was made possible by a donation from M Resort president Anthony Marnell III.
Garie Blando and Samantha Juarez were named to the all-conference first team, and Emily Haslinger was selected to the second team.
UNLV hopes it can finish in the top five at the NCAA golf regional in Noblesville, Ind., this week and qualify for the NCAA championship. The Rebels are led by seniors Kurt Kitayama and Carl Jonson but will be without Mountain West freshman of the year John Oda, who is injured.
Senior Dana Finkelstein won medalist honors Saturday at the NCAA St. George Regional in St. George, Utah, leading the UNLV women’s golf team to a fourth-place finish and a berth in the NCAA Championship. The Rebels advanced to the NCAAs for the fourth time.
Taylor Tempel went 4-for-5 with two doubles and scored three runs Saturday to lead Fresno State to an 8-3 win over UNLV in a Mountain West baseball game at Wilson Stadium.
Dana Finkelstein shot a second straight round of 1-over-par 72 and is tied for second place in the women’s NCAA St. George Regional, helping UNLV to sixth place after two rounds of the 18-team, three-round event in Utah.
Fresno State strung together three straight two-out run-scoring hits in the first inning en route to a 6-1 win over UNLV in a Mountain West baseball game Friday at Wilson Stadium. Edgar Montes went 3-for-4 with two doubles for UNLV.
The thought that I won’t play at Earl E. again hasn’t totally hit me yet. I haven’t had time to really sit down and think about it and hopefully I keep it that way. I don’t want to worry about the “last time.” I want to focus on getting through the weekend, getting a series victory and hopefully pulling off three wins.
Dana Finkelstein shot a 1-over-par 72 to help the UNLV women’s golf team to third place after the first round of the 18-team NCAA St. George Regional on Thursday in St. George, Utah. Finkelstein is in a five-way tie for fourth place.
UNLV golfer John Oda was named the Mountain West’s freshman of the year, and Oda joined senior teammates Kurt Kitayama and Carl Jonson on the 10-member all-conference team announced Thursday.
The UNLV men’s golf team will make its 27th straight appearance in a NCAA Regional, an NCAA record for most consecutive appearances. The Rebels will be the sixth seed at the regional played at The Sagamore Club in Noblesville, Ind., beginning Thursday.
UNLV senior Kurt Kitayama shot a 1-over-par 72 in the final round of the Mountain West men’s golf championship to win the title by two strokes Sunday in Tucson, Ariz. Kitayama’s 54-hole score of 11-under 202 set a tournament record.