UNLV won its sixth straight game Saturday, defeating New Mexico 3-2 in a Mountain West baseball game at Albuquerque.
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Erick Fedde pitched six strong innings, and Pat Armstrong went 2-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored as UNLV beat New Mexico on Friday 8-2 for its first victory in Albuquerque in four years.
Despite being unable to break par as a team, UNLV did enough good things during a windy opening round at Southern Highlands Golf Club Friday to lead the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters by four shots.
It’s not the NCAA Championships, but several of the nation’s best men’s golf teams will be competing in Las Vegas this weekend when UNLV hosts the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.
Despite having a no facial hair policy, UNLV baseball is embracing the lip rug as a show of team unity during a successful season.
Playing teams from a major conference is good; losing to them doesn’t help much of anything.
UNLV won the Western Athletic Conference men’s swimming and diving championships on Saturday at San Antonio. The Rebels finished with 545 points in the four-day meet, with Wyoming second with 506 and Air Force third with 470.
UNLV finished eighth with 46 points Saturday in the women’s Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Rebels sophomore Monay Meggs won the 400 meters (54.89) and finished second in the 200 (24.32), and the 4x400 relay team of freshman Mandy Chitwood, senior Alva Castillo, sophomore Auzsane Crowe-Carter and Meggs won with a time of 3:45.88. New Mexico won the men’s and women’s titles.
The Air Force-UNLV baseball game Friday at Wilson Stadium was postponed because of rain and will be made up at noon today as part of a doubleheader. The game was the first postponed by rain at UNLV since March 4, 2005.
A two-out error in the bottom of the ninth inning by UNLV shortstop Matt McCallister allowed the winning run to score and give Tennessee a 5-4 baseball victory over the Rebels on Saturday at Knoxville, Tenn.