UNLV senior Dana Finkelstein shot a 9-under-par 210, the second-lowest tournament score in school history, and won the Dick McGuire Invitational individual title Tuesday by three shots at Albuquerque, N.M.
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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.
Fresno State scored two runs in the eighth inning, then held off a UNR rally to win 4-3 on Wednesday night in the Mountain West baseball tournament at Wilson Stadium.
Oklahoma’s Alexandra Kaui, a former Green Valley High School standout, fired a second-round 3-under 67 on Wednesday to take a three-stroke lead at the NCAA women’s golf championships in Tulsa, Okla.
Chris Shaw was named the UNLV women’s soccer coach. In his first season at Barton College in 2013, he guided the Division II school in Wilson, N.C., to a 14-5-1 mark, eclipsing its win total from the previous four seasons combined en route to earning Conference Carolinas coach of the year honors.
UNLV’s Erick Fedde was named Mountain West Pitcher of the Year, and Tim Chambers was selected Coach of the Year. Eight Rebels made the first and second all-conference teams.
Patrick Armstrong overcame a poor start to put himself in contention for Mountain West Player of the Year. He also leads UNLV into this week’s conference baseball tournament at Wilson Stadium.
UNLV’s Dana Finkelstein had a hole-in-one during her opening round at the NCAA championships. But she had seven bogeys as well and finished with a 5-over-par 75.