February 19, 2019 - 9:34 pm
UNLV senior Elizabeth Prior won her second straight tournament, romping to a seven-shot victory Tuesday in the Rebel Beach Invitational at Spanish Trail Country Club.
UNLV finished second in the team race at 18-over 882, four shots behind Arizona.
Prior shot 4-under 68 in the final round to finish at 7-under 209. UNLV sophomore Polly Mack, who tied Prior for the title last week in the Battle at Boulder Creek, finished tied for ninth at 6-over 222.
Andrew Martinez and Armani Smith blasted home runs to help UC Santa Barbara beat up UNLV 13-2 at Wilson Stadium.
The Gauchos (2-1) scored six runs in the third inning and five in the eighth to roll to victory.
Grant Robbins hit a two-run triple in the third inning to plate all the runs for the Rebels (2-2).
The teams conclude the two-game series at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday.