UNLV’s men’s and women’s tennis teams swept the Mountain West Championships on Sunday, a week after the school’s men’s and women’s golf teams claimed conference crowns.
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The UNLV women's basketball team was picked to finish fifth in the 2015-16 Mountain West preseason poll, which was released Wednesday by the league office.
UNLV baseball forges ahead in the wake of coach Tim Chambers being arrested earlier this month in connection with driving under the influence and being put on administrative leave by the university.
This is how the foundation founded by former UNLV soccer star Simon Keith describes its annual golf tournament, held Friday under idyllic conditions and scenic backdrops at Revere Golf Course in Henderson:
UNLV head baseball coach Tim Chambers was arrested in connection with driving under the influence Tuesday.
The UNLV baseball team will open its 2016 season Feb. 19 with a three-game series at the University of Texas to kick off a challenging non-conference schedule that also includes road games at Cal State Fullerton and San Diego, home games against Ohio State, West Virginia and Texas Tech and a home-and-home series against Arizona State.
Amanda Bingson was one of 12 participants to advance to the finals in the hammer throw Tuesday in the IAAF World Championships in Beijing.
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.
UNLV freshman John Oda was named honorable mention All-America by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Thursday.
Four former UNLV baseball players signed contracts, including two who went undrafted.
Former UNLV pitcher Joey Lauria decided not to sign with his hometown Philadelphia Phillies after being drafted in the 25th round and offered a signing bonus of only $1,000. He instead will be a graduate assistant under coach Tim Chambers at UNLV.
UNLV junior center fielder Joey Armstrong was selected Tuesday by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the first pick in the 10th round of the major league draft. He was the 286th overall pick and the first Rebel taken.
Former UNLV star pitcher Erick Fedde, the Washington Nationals’ first-round draft pick last year, is working his way back from Tommy John surgery. He said he is on schedule to retake the mound this summer.
UNLV picked the most inopportune time to play its worst round of golf this season. The Rebels, who needed to play decently Sunday at the NCAA men’s golf championship to land a spot in the top 15, went the opposite way.
Senior Carl Jonson rebounded from a first-round 83 with a 4-under-par 68 on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA men’s golf championship in Bradenton, Fla. Jonson, who has a bulging disk in his neck, led a comeback for the Rebels, who moved from 25th to 18th place.
UNLV shot 14-over-par 302 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA men’s golf championship at Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. The Rebels are 25th in the 30-team field, 16 strokes behind leader Illinois.
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.