Men’s soccer standout Salvador Bernal was named the UNLV Sportsman of the Year for 2014-15, and women’s golfer Dana Finkelstein won the Sportswoman of the Year award for the second straight year.
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UNLV came back from a 5-1 deficit to beat Arizona State 7-6 on Wednesday, completing a game that was suspended Tuesday night because of a power failure. The Sun Devils are the highest-ranked team the Rebels have beaten since defeating No. 3 Cal State Fullerton 8-6 in 2003.
The UNLV-Arizona State baseball game Tuesday night at Wilson Stadium was suspended after the lights on the first-base side went out. The teams resume at 10 a.m. Wednesday with the Sun Devils ahead 5-2, but the Rebels have the bases loaded with one out.
Austin Byler had a home run, a triple and three RBIs, and Cameron Rowland pitched seven strong innings Saturday to lift UNR to a 6-2 win over UNLV and a three-game sweep of the Mountain West baseball series. The Rebels have lost seven straight games.
Christian Stolo pitched six strong innings, and Ryan Howell tripled, homered and drove in four runs to lead UNR to a 12-1 rout over UNLV in a Mountain West baseball game Friday in Reno. The loss was the Rebels’ sixth straight.
Austin Byler’s one-out RBI double in the 12th inning lifted UNR to a 10-9 win over UNLV in a Mountain West baseball game Thursday in Reno. Joey Armstrong went 4-for-7 for the Rebels, who fell to 12-16 overall and 2-11 in the conference.
I was fortunate to have some good at-bats last few weeks and I tied an NCAA record for reaching base safely in 18 consecutive plate appearances. I also broke UNLV’s record for consecutive hits with 10. It is an honor to reach those milestones but I would trade those individual accolades for a couple of team wins.
UNLV baseball coach Tim Chambers went to the mound in the sixth inning and summoned right-hander Zack Hartman, one of the team’s closers.
UNLV will need to win the Mountain West baseball tournament to advance to a regional for the second year in a row. The Rebels needed to win at least two of three from first-place San Diego State this weekend, but the Aztecs clinched the series with a 7-6 victory Saturday.
The UNLV men’s swimming and diving team finished in a tie for 26th place Saturday in the NCAA Championships in Iowa City, Iowa, the Rebels’ fifth top-30 finish in the past six seasons. UNLV’s scoring Saturday came from its 13th-place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay.
The 7-5 loss was a tough one for UNLV, which needs to win the series against San Diego State, the first-place team in the Mountain West, to have a realistic chance to establish some momentum in what has been a disappointing start to the season.
The UNLV men’s swimming and diving team participated in four events Friday and is in 28th place after the second day of the NCAA Championships in Iowa City, Iowa.
A record-setting relay performance left the UNLV men’s swimming and diving team tied for 20th place after the first day of the NCAA Championships on Thursday in Iowa City, Iowa.
This weekend we jump back into conference play as we host San Diego State. For the last three years the Aztecs have been one of the best teams in the conference. Hopefully we can come out and show our best stuff and get it started on Friday night.
UNLV will send seven swimmers to the nationals in Iowa City this weekend. That’s just part of the goal, says coach Jim Reitz, whose teams have won 10 league titles in the past 11 years. He tells them: “Let’s go faster than we have ever gone.”
Blaze Bohall and Dan Skelly combined to limit Northwestern to eight hits, leading UNLV to a 7-2 victory on Sunday at Wilson Stadium. That also gave the Rebels the series victory, at 3-1.
Freshman Austin Anderson had two hits and five RBIs to help UNLV to an 11-8 win over Northwestern and a split of a nonconference baseball doubleheader Saturday at Wilson Stadium. The Wildcats rallied for a 13-12 victory in the first game.
Joey Swanner’s RBI single in the 15th inning lifted UNLV to a 9-8 win over Northwestern in a nonconference baseball game at Wilson Stadium. Austin Anderson and Morgan Stotts each had three hits for the Rebels, who led 6-0 after four innings and 7-2 after seven.
Two UNLV seniors were named the Mountain West men’s and women’s golfers of the week.
We wanted to get back together and do something as a team, so we decided to bring back our “Fear The ‘Stache” theme that we had last year. We are 1-0 with the mustaches so far and its great because everyone has bought in.
Rebels freshman Blaze Bohall allowed three hits and one run in 7 1/3 innings in a 7-1 victory over Grand Canyon. The right-hander retired 17 of the final 18 batters he faced, settling down after hitting two hitters in the second inning and giving up the Antelopes’ only run.
The UNLV men’s golf team won the Jackrabbit Invitational at Primm Valley Golf Club. The Rebels’ Kurt Kitayama shot a 19-under 197 to earn medalist honors, followed by teammates John Oda and Carl Jonson.
UNLV’s ninth-inning rally fell just short in an 11-10 loss to Air Force in a Mountain West baseball game Sunday in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Rebels scored five runs on five hits, a walk and a hit-batsman in the ninth inning and had two runners on base when the game ended.