UNLV’s Salvador Bernal, Kyle Mellies, Rodrigo Fuentes and Ryan Harding were named to the first-team National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-West Region squad.
Former UNLV golfer Therese Koelbaek earned her tour card on Sunday with an 11th place finish in the LPGA Qualifying Tournament in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Five UNLV women’s volleyball players and its coach earned postseason recognition from the Mountain West on Monday.
UNLV, one of the nation’s most potent offenses in collegiate soccer, failed to score when it mattered most Thursday night. UC Irvine used two goals from Cameron Iwasa to eliminate the Rebels 3-0 in the first round of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament.
UNLV freshman forward and Henderson resident Danny Musovski has been named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America National Player of the Week after leading the Rebels to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1988.
The left-for-dead Rebels won the WAC regular-season title and conference tourney. They faced UC Irvine in the NCAA Tournament.
The UNLV men’s soccer team captured its first NCAA Tournament berth since 1988 by virture of its victory over Cal State Bakersfield in the Western Athletic Conference tournament title match Sunday in Seattle.
Julian Dragomir, Kevin Partida and Danny Musovski scored, and Ryan Harding made five saves as UNLV defeated Missouri-Kansas City 3-0 to reach the championship game of the Western Athletic Conference men’s soccer tournament in Seattle.
The grave had been dug and the coffin prepared, but Rich Ryerson held one final hope that might preserve life. There probably wasn’t enough money in the budget for a headstone.
The Rebels beat No. 7 Colorado State, the first time UNLV has beaten a Top 10 team. The victory moves them into second place in the Mountain West and puts them on the bubble for the NCAA Tournament.