Shelby Capllonch had eight of her 17 kills in the third set, helping UNLV overcome a two-set deficit in a 3-2 win over Portland in the Wildcat Invitational volleyball tournament in Ogden, Utah.
McKenna Sullivan and Katie Ballou scored to back Emberly Sevilla, who had five saves, as UNLV blanked host California Baptist 2-0 in a nonconference women’s soccer match Friday.
Former UNLV outfielder Max Smith was named an Appalachian League Postseason All-Star with Elizabethton, the advanced rookie-level affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.
Alexis White scored in the 38th minute, and Taylor Thames had three saves in her first shutout to lead Cal State Northridge past UNLV 1-0 in both women’s soccer teams’ season opener.
UNLV midfielder Timo Mehlich, defender Tyler Allen and forward Marco Gonzalez were named to the preseason all-league team by Western Athletic Conference men’s soccer coaches.
The UNLV volleyball team was picked to finish third in the 2019 Mountain West preseason poll, and junior outside hitter Mariena Hayden was named to the preseason all-league team.
UNLV has created the Rebel Rewards Program for season-ticker holders. Rewards are based on how many times tickets are scanned at each sport’s events.
UNLV second baseman Edarian Williams was selected by a panel of MLB scouts to partake in a day of workouts and a Northwoods League showcase Tuesday featuring Great Lakes Division players.