When UNLV senior shortstop Garie Blando first arrived in Las Vegas, she didn't envision herself earning Mountain West Player of the Year honors, as she did in 2014.
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UNLV took a step back this season after making an NCAA baseball regional in 2014. But coach Tim Chambers said the program is on the right track, and he has high expectations for next season.
Kurt Kitayama can’t forget his match-play loss in the NCAA championship two years ago. But the senior thinks the Rebels ‘can play with anybody’ as they shoot for a second national title beginning Friday at Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
UNLV senior Dana Finkelstein became just the second women’s golfer in program history to earn first-team All-America honors when the team was named on Tuesday by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.
The UNLV women’s golf team was up early Monday in Bradenton, Fla., not to play, but to follow the leaderboard at the NCAA women’s championship to see whether its season would continue.
UNLV men’s golf coach Dwaine Knight always has been cautiously optimistic when it comes to injuries and his players’ ability to recover in time to compete.
UNLV finally got untracked at the NCAA women’s golf championship, but its fate won’t be determined until this morning when the third round is completed.
UNLV is 22nd out of 24 teams entering the third round of the NCAA women’s golf championship in Bradenton, Fla. The top 15 teams after Sunday’s round advance to the final round of stroke play Monday. The top eight then advance to match play starting Tuesday.
UNLV was in 13th place when the first round of the NCAA women’s golf championship in Florida was suspended due to weather issues.
UNLV’s season ended Thursday with a 4-3, 15-inning loss to Air Force in a losers’ bracket game of the Mountain West baseball tournament in Reno. The loss ended the Rebels’ season at 25-31, their first losing record since going 26-31 in 2012.
After defeating seventh-seeded San Jose State 2-1 in the play-in game of the Mountain West baseball tournament in Reno, sixth-seeded UNLV lost to third-seeded Fresno State 6-5 to fall into the losers’ bracket of the double-elimination tournament.
Dana Finkelstein will play her final collegiate golf tournament when she and UNLV tee off Friday at the NCAA women’s golf championship in Bradenton, Fla. Finkelstein is arguably the best player in the 15-year history of the program.
As we head into the MW Tournament, I really want to thank all of you for the support this season. There have been some ups and downs, but your support never wavered. We really appreciate the unconditional love.
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.