UNLV’s season ended Thursday with a 4-3, 15-inning loss to Air Force in a losers’ bracket game of the Mountain West baseball tournament in Reno. The loss ended the Rebels’ season at 25-31, their first losing record since going 26-31 in 2012.
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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.
Erik VanMeetren, Morgan Stotts and Dylan Ellis hit consecutive doubles in UNLV’s four-run fourth inning, lifting the Rebels to a 4-3 victory over Air Force in a Mountain West baseball game Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Griffin Jax pitched eight strong innings, and Tyler Saleck went 5-for-5 with a home run, three doubles and five RBIs to power Air Force to a 12-1 win over UNLV in a Mountain West baseball game Friday in Colorado Springs, Colo.
We hate losing in general and dropping a series to our rivals really stinks, but this weekend we are back in action at Air Force, and man is that a tough place to play.
Tim Chambers will miss at least five games after undergoing the operation today, the second time he has had surgery on his back. “It’s kind of an emergency surgery, or I would be facing permanent damage,” he said.
After a rough start to the final round, UNLV finishes 30 strokes behind winner Texas in the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters. Senior Kurt Kitayama finishes tied for 11th at 3 under to lead the Rebels.
Only one Rebel managed to break par Tuesday at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters, and UNLV is tied for ninth place in the 15-team field. UNLV’s Redford Bobbitt, playing as an individual, has a share of the individual lead with Alabama’s Robby Shelton at 8-under 136.
UNLV’s Kenny Oakley was named the Mountain West pitcher of the week.
The way the scores were coming in, someone needed to double-check that Southern Highlands Golf Club was indeed UNLV’s home course. Fortunately, Nicholas Maruri was there to remind everyone the Rebels weren’t strangers on their own turf.
UNLV turned in its strongest offensive performance of the season Sunday against UNR, finishing with a season-high 14 hits.
Dwaine Knight was willing to take a bold step and move off the traditional dates of UNLV’s annual men’s home golf tournament from the weekend to the beginning of the week.
Entering Saturday’s game against UNR, the running joke around UNLV’s clubhouse was that right-hander Kenny Oakley would go winless this season, but the team would still win every game in which he pitched.
UNLV found itself in prime position to snap a three-game losing streak with pitcher D.J. Myers cruising on the mound early and the team leading UNR 4-1 after six innings.
We are coming off a pretty tough weekend. Obviously you never want to go 0-and-3 against any team, but that was the case against Fresno State last week. But that’s the game and sometimes those baseball gods aren’t on your side.
Garrett Mundell pitched six strong innings, and Taylor Ward homered for the third straight game to lift Fresno State to a 4-0 win over UNLV to cap a three-game Mountain West baseball sweep Sunday in Fresno, Calif.
UNLV captured its 10th men’s swimming and diving conference title in 11 years, clinching the Western Athletic Conference crown on the final event of the championships Saturday in San Antonio.
Taylor Ward’s two-run homer in the first inning was all the offense Fresno State needed Saturday in its 2-1 win over UNLV in a Mountain West baseball game in Fresno, Calif.
Manny Argomaniz hit a three-run homer and Austin Guibor a solo shot in the first inning Friday in leading Fresno State to a 10-5 win over UNLV in the Rebels’ Mountain West baseball opener in Fresno, Calif.