Phil Rowe, an assistant or associate head coach at UNLV the past six seasons, was named the Cal Poly men’s golf coach on Friday.
The coronavirus pandemic prematurely ended the seasons for UNLV’s spring sports. Now the coaches and athletes are trying to make the best of the situation.
The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to give college athletes who compete in spring sports such as baseball, softball and lacrosse a way to get back the season they lost, but did not guarantee financial aid.
The Mountain West indefinitely suspended all in-person team activities on Thursday, furthering jeopardizing the chances of a spring football session.
The National Collegiate Wrestling Association continued its national championships March 12 to 14 near Dallas as sports elsewhere shut down because of the coronavirus threat.
The Mountain West has canceled all team-related activities until at least March 29, effectively ending spring football until then.
UNLV baseball coach Stan Stolte said his team has not shown signs of coronavirus after the Rebels’ most recent opponent, Houston, had a staff member reportedly develop symptoms for COVID-19.
The Review-Journal is starting a new feature in which we answer questions from UNLV fans.
UNLV, like other college athletic programs, is waiting to see how long the shutdown lasts.
NCAA Division I Council Coordination Committee’s action came a day after college sports’ governing body shut down all sports for the remainder of the academic year.