When Stan Stolte was officially named UNLV baseball coach in June, he said one of his goals was to keep the best Las Vegas players at home. He’s on his way to realizing that goal after the Rebels recently signed five locals to their 2017 recruiting class and received verbal commitments from five locals to their 2018 class as well.
PROVO, Utah — Nine years had passed since UNLV’s only other appearance in the NCAA volleyball tournament. But the Rebels, even in the throes of suffering a second-round sweep at the hands of Brigham Young on Saturday, sounded like a team determined not to let another such drought occur.
Dakota Gonzalez had 20 points and eight rebounds to lead UNLV to a 73-61 win over Idaho at the Maui Wahine Classic women’s basketball tournament Saturday in Maui, Hawaii.
Embracing the role of underdog, the UNLV volleyball team brushed aside years of nonparticipation in the NCAA tournament and nonsuccess against No. 22 Utah on Friday.
Kalani Purcell had 16 points to pace four double-figure scorers for Brigham Young in its 63-54 win over UNLV in a nonconference women’s basketball game Friday at the Maui Wahine Classic in Maui, Hawaii.
Two of UNLV’s middle blockers, sophomore Elsa Descampes and junior Ashley Owens, finished in the top seven in the Mountain West in blocks per set.
The Rebels are still a club program as they attempt to raise the funding to go Division I NCAA varsity, but they will move up from Division II to D-I in the American Collegiate Hockey Association beginning in 2017-18.
Nikki Wheatley had 14 points, 10 rebounds and four assists to lead UNLV past Mississippi 64-57 in the title game of the Lady Rebel Round-Up on Sunday at Cox Pavilion.
DENVER — UNLV’s men’s soccer team was ousted from the NCAA tournament with a 3-0 loss to fourth-ranked University of Denver in the second round Sunday night.
Bree Hammel’s athleticism, even as a high schooler, made Cindy Fredrick sure she needed to recruit the Bonanza product toUNLV.