UNLV to play for title

The second-seeded UNLV women’s tennis team reached the championship match of the Mountain West Conference championships Friday.

The Rebels (16-8) defeated New Mexico 4-0 in the semifinals in Fort Worth, Texas.

After UNLV won the doubles point, Anna Maskaljun, Katy Williams and Adrienn Hidvegi won their singles matches for the Rebels, clinching the win.

UNLV will play top-seeded Texas Christian for the title today. The Horned Frogs (20-4) beat Utah 4-0 in the semifinals.

• UNLV MEN’S GOLF — Rebels sophomore Eddie Olson jumped from a fourth-place tie into the individual lead at the MWC Golf Championship in Tucson, Ariz.

Olson shot a second-round 2-under-par 69, putting him at 3-under 139 for the tournament.

UNLV, ranked No. 15 in the nation, dropped from first to third place in the team standings after shooting 2-over 286 in the second round.

TCU and Brigham Young were tied for the team lead at 4-under 564, three shots ahead of the Rebels.

• UNLV BASEBALL — Utah’s Stephen Fife pitched a complete game as the Utes beat the Rebels 10-2 in Ogden, Utah.

Xavier Scruggs went 3-for-4 with his league-leading 16th home run of the season for UNLV (18-22, 7-9 MWC).

• UNLV SOFTBALL — BYU scored an unearned run in the seventh inning to beat the Rebels 3-2 in Provo, Utah.

Second baseman Ashli Holland misplayed a two-out grounder with the bases loaded, allowing the winning run to score against UNLV (23-33-1, 3-10 MWC).

• CSN BASEBALL — Taylor Cole threw a one-hitter in the first game and Brandon Trodick drove in four runs in the second game as the College of Southern Nevada swept a Scenic West Athletic Conference doubleheader from Salt Lake Community College, 5-1 and 10-2 at Morse Stadium.

The wins moved CSN (35-14, 24-10 SWAC) into first place.

• CSN SOFTBALL — The Coyotes scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, highlighted by Allison Barr’s bases-loaded double, to beat Salt Lake Community College 7-3 and earn a Scenic West doubleheader split at the Russell Road Recreation Center.

CSN (26-24, 21-17 SWAC) lost the first game, 4-0.

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