UNLV 12th in men’s golf tournament in Texas

The UNLV men’s golf team was 12th after two rounds of the 54-hole Morris Williams Invitational in Austin, Texas.

The Rebels shot a first-round 20-over-par 304 on Saturday morning and a 3-over 287 in the afternoon for a 591 total. Texas Christian, New Mexico and Texas were tied for first at 562.

UNLV’s Carl Jonson was tied for 18th at 1-over 143, nine strokes off the lead held by TCU’s Julien Brown. AJ McInerney was at 148, Kurt Kitayama 150, Nicholas Maruri 153 and Kevin Penner 156 for the Rebels.

■ UNLV WOMEN’S GOLF — At Tempe, Ariz., the Rebels were in 14th after two rounds of the 54-hole ASU Invitational. UNLV had a 31-over 607 total after shooting a second-round 14-over 302. Duke led at 563.

UNLV’s Demi Mak was tied for 25th at par 144, seven strokes off the lead shared by Alabama’s Emma Tally and Duke’s Laetita Beck. Dana Finkelstein was at 149, Katerina Prorokova 159, Marguerite Swearingen 160 and Mayko Chwen Wang 161 for the Rebels.

■ UNLV WOMEN’S TENNIS — The Rebels won two of three doubles matches and five of six in singles in a 6-1 rout of UNR at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.

The Rebels (13-6, 3-1 MW) were led by Aleksandra Josifoska, who won at No. 1 singles and teamed with Janine Erasmus to win at No. 2 doubles. Lucia Batta, Nives Pavlovic, Erasmus and Iren Kotseva also won in singles, and Ella Bourchier and Kotseva teamed for a doubles victory.

■ UNLV SOFTBALL — Francesca Foti was tagged for 10 runs on 11 hits and five walks as the Rebels lost to New Mexico 10-0 in five innings at Eller Media Stadium.

The Rebels (17-23, 3-5 MW) managed only five hits, with leadoff hitter Stefany Valentino going 2-for-3.

■ UNLV TRACK AND FIELD — Emily Blok won the 200 meters and ran on the winning 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams to lead the UNLV track & field team at the Randall Cunningham Collegiate Invitational and Sheila Tarr-Smith Multis at Myron Partridge Stadium.

Uchechi Anunkor (100), Auzsane Crowe-Carter (1,500) and Jordan Hardy (100 hurdles) also claimed victories for the Rebels.

■ CSN BASEBALL — The College of Southern Nevada was swept by Salt Lake in a Scenic West Athletic Conference doubleheader, falling 5-1 and 7-5 at Morse Stadium.

Chad Whiteaker had two of CSN’s five hits in the first game, and Bobby Shiroky hit a three-run homer in the second game for the Coyotes (30-11, 18-6 SWAC).

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