After eight games, we are 6-2 to open the year and we are pretty excited about that. We know it is a long year and we still have a lot of work to do, but it is a good start as we head into conference play.
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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.
The news hit John Richy like a fastball that missed its spot. Square in the heart. “There were no words, nothing you could really say,” Richy recalled. “It was so tough to hear. Devastating. Tragic.”
The UNLV men’s golf team shot a third-round 7-over-par 295, its lowest score of the tournament and second-lowest of the day, but finished ninth Saturday in the NCAA Sugar Grove Regional in Sugar Grove, Ill.
UNLV beat UNR 4-2 to sweep the three-game series. The victory also made the Rebels co-champions with New Mexico and gave them the No. 1 seed in next week’s Mountain West tournament,.
UNLV sophomore Auzsane Crowe-Carter won the women’s 800 meters Saturday at the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Laramie, Wyo.
Looks as if UNLV is out of its hitting slump, and just in time. The Rebels batted around three times Friday, setting up a chance to not only go for the series sweep against UNR but also to win the Mountain West regular-season baseball title.
The UNLV men’s golf team struggled with wet and windy conditions in posting a 21-over-par 309 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA Sugar Grove Regional in Illinois.
Three Rebels scored a total of 10 points Friday, but UNLV is ninth at the women’s Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Laramie, Wyo.
UNLV’s baseball team defeated UNR 8-1 to clinch at least second place in the Mountain West and a first-day bye in next week’s conference tournament.
Sophomore Zane Thomas shot 3-over-par 75 to pace the UNLV men’s golf team Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Sugar Grove Regional in Illinois.
Freshman Kylee Vandenberg finished seventh in the heptathlon to earn two points for UNLV on Thursday at the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Laramie, Wyo.