Competing against four-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Missy Franklin at the UNLV Fall Invitational, Rebels senior Katelyne Herrington couldn’t help but feel like Franklin was stepping on her toes.
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin, is one of five Olympians competing for for top-ranked California at the UNLV Fall Invitational.
Top pitcher Gabe Gonzalez of Arbor View High School and Liberty High teammates Jesse Keiser and Dan Skelly are among the nine recruits who have signed with the UNLV baseball team.
Missy Franklin is the humble face of U.S. Swimming, a golden phenom in water, setting standards not seen historically on the women’s side of her sport. She is also an 18-year old freshman at Cal who will compete at the UNLV Fall Invitational from Thursday through Saturday.
Shadow Ridge High School senior Ben Davis, who finished third at the 2013 Nevada state championship, has signed a national letter of intent with the UNLV golf team. Also signing with the Rebels were seniors Shintaro Ben of San Jose, Calif., and John Oda of Honolulu.
The third-seeded UNLV men’s soccer team lost to No. 6 San Jose State 9-8 on penalty kicks, after being deadlocked 2-2 after two overtimes, in the quarterfinals of the Western Athletic Conference tournament in Air Force Academy, Colo.
UNLV junior forward Salvador Bernal was named to the All-Western Athletic Conference soccer first team on Tuesday.
Coming out of high school in her native Wauconda, Ill., Madeline Westman had never even heard of UNLV until she was recruited by the Rebels.
Growing up in Italy near the village of Bellagio on picturesque Lake Como — where actor George Clooney and other celebrities have vacation homes — UNLV swimmer Giacomo Gremizzi always was enamored with American culture and dreamed of attending college in the United States.
Former UNLV baseball coach Fred Dallimore didn’t know if Matt Williams wanted to be a manager or a coach someday when he was an All-America shortstop on Dallimore’s team in 1986. But Dallimore did know that if Williams wanted to manage, he would be good at it because he loved baseball that much.