UNLV hired Eric Nepomuceno to be in charge of compliance for the athletic department. Athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois also has restructured the compliance office, so Nepomuceno will report to her as well as the president’s office.
UNLV will be the fourth seed at the NCAA men’s golf regional tournament May 14 to 16 at Ohio State. The Rebels won the regional last season at Purdue.
Unable to recover from losing a hotly contested doubles session, top-seeded UNLV was upset 4-2 by second-seeded Fresno State in the Mountain West women’s tennis championship final Sunday in Boise, Idaho.
Top-seeded UNLV got past No. 5 seed Wyoming 4-2 in Boise, Idaho, on Saturday to advance to the Mountain West women’s tennis championship title match for the third straight season.
The top-seeded UNLV women’s tennis team won its sixth straight match by blanking ninth-seeded New Mexico 4-0 in a Mountain West championship quarterfinal Friday in Boise, Idaho.
Eric Samuelsson, Richard Solberg and Jordan Sauer each won in singles and were part of a doubles victory in UNLV’s 4-2 win over UNR in a Mountain West men’s tennis championship quarterfinal Thursday.
The top-seeded UNLV women’s tennis team opens play in the Mountain West Championship in Boise, Idaho, on Thursday, when the fourth-seeded men kick off their tournament in San Diego.
Senior Shintaro Ban set three league records while leading the UNLV men’s golf team to its third straight Mountain West championship Sunday in Bremerton, Washington.
UNLV senior Shintaro Ban shot 5-under-par 67 on Saturday for a 9-under 135 total and a four-stroke lead, helping the Rebels take a five-shot advantage into the final round of the Mountain West men’s golf championship.
The UNLV men’s soccer team had 17 first-generation college students on its roster last season, including nine of the 11 starters. The Rebels bring back 12 of those players next season.