UNLV senior golfer Dana Finkelstein is off to her best start and leading the nationally ranked Rebels. That’s saying something; she earned second team All-American honors and won her second straight Mountain West Golfer of the Year award last season.
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The Washington Nationals drafted UNLV right-handed pitcher Erick Fedde with the 18th pick of the first round, the same organization that took fellow Las Vegan Bryce Harper first overall four years ago. Fedde was projected to be a potential top-10 selection before being forced to undergo Tommy John elbow surgery.
UNLV pitcher Erick Fedde still is expected to go in today’s first round of the Major League Baseball draft after undergoing Tommy John elbow surgery on Tuesday. He said the procedure went well.
After making its first NCAA regional in nine years, UNLV hopes its baseball program builds on this season’s success. Coach Tim Chambers has another strong recruiting class coming in.
UNLV lost 6-1 to Oregon State in an NCAA baseball regional in Corvallis, Ore., ending the Rebels’ season. This was their first postseason appearance ini nine years.
UNLV scored two runs in the first inning and hung on to beat North Dakota State 2-1. The Rebels play Oregon State or UC Irvine at 2 p.m. today.
UNLV senior Erin Morris advanced Friday to today’s quarterfinals of the 100-meter hurdles in the NCAA preliminary championships at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
When Patrick Armstrong homered in the second inning to give UNLV a two-run lead, the Rebels looked to be in good shape with right-hander John Richy on the mound. Only the Rebels aren’t in very good shape at all these days, with coach Tim Chambers even speaking in somber tones about his team’s situation.
Chris Riley plays golf a few times a week. It helps him stay sharp. He and his wife coach their two daughters on a 10-and-under softball all-star team. It helps him stay happy.
A.J. Hernandez has gone from delivering key pinch hits to producing as a full-time player. Now he will help lead UNLV into the regional that begins today against UC Irvine.
UNLV long jumper Krystal Wharton advanced to next month’s NCAA track and field championships after qualifying with a personal best jump of 20 feet, 1½ inches at Thursday’s NCAA preliminary championships in Fayetteville, Ark. Wharton’s qualifying jump came on her second attempt, and she finished 10th overall.
UNLV junior Dana Finkelstein named second-team women’s golf All-America
Catcher Erik VanMeetren has been a vital reason UNLV’s pitchers have had a strong season. He is the rare college catcher who calls his team’s pitches.
On Friday, in a rainy town of not 55,000 souls along the Willamette River in central western Oregon, UC Irvine returns to the college baseball postseason when it meets UNLV in a regional game at Oregon State.
UNLV’s baseball team received a No. 2 seed in the regional in Corvallis, Ore. This is the school’s first postseason trip since 2005.
UNLV lost 4-3 to San Diego State in the Mountain West baseball tournament championship game Sunday. The Rebels find out this morning their postseason destination.
A depressing era is ending. It spanned eight years, years of mostly mediocre and sometimes really bad baseball. Tim Chambers finally has put an end to it.
The hole was too deep this time, giving UNLV nearly no chance of engineering a miracle rally for the second night in a row.
UNLV rallied from three runs down against possibly the nation’s best closer to beat San Diego State 5-4. The Rebels play for the Mountain West tournament championship at 7 p.m. today.
UNLV junior Dana Finkelstein broke par for the second straight day at the NCAA women’s golf championships, firing a 1-under 69 Friday in her final round, finishing with a four-day total of 289 and a tie for 33rd place among individuals at Tulsa, Okla.
Fresno State gave UNLV all it could handle, but the Rebels held on to win 5-3 and advance in the Mountain West conference baseball tournament at Wilson Stadium.
UNLV junior Dana Finkelstein bounced back from a 77 in her second round to shoot a 2-under-par 68 Thursday in the third round of the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
The Rebels open play against Fresno State at 7 p.m. Thursday at Wilson Stadium as the No. 1 seed in the Mountain West Tournament, a co-conference champion whose roster includes 15 players from the Las Vegas valley.