UNLV shortstop Bryson Stott’s dad played quarterback for the Rebels and his mom was a cheerleader, but he wanted to go elsewhere for college. After his recruiting trip, however, Stott fell in love with UNLV.
Former UNLV swim coach Jim Reitz will be inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, along with Forrest Griffin, Al Bernstein, Armon Gilliam, Rossi Ralenkotter and the Las Vegas Thunder hockey team.
UNLV is coming off a championship in the Mountain West indoor meet. The Rebels are one of the favorites heading into this week’s outdoor meet in Clovis, California.
Janine Petmecky hit a leadoff inside-the-park home run Sunday, highlighting a historic weekend for her and the UNLV softball team in their 6-2 victory over host Fresno State in a Mountain West game.
UNLV dropped to fifth place in the Mountain West after Sunday’s 10-8 loss to San Jose State. The top four baseball teams make the conference tournament.
Janine Petmecky went 2-for-2 with a two-run homer and earned a save, leading UNLV to a 4-1 win over first-place Fresno State in a Mountain West softball game Saturday in Fresno, California.
Janine Petmecky went 4-for-4 and scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, leading UNLV past first-place Fresno State 4-3 in a Mountain West softball game Friday in Fresno, California.
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.