UNLV was picked to finish third in the Mountain West preseason softball poll released Tuesday.
Fresno State was picked to finish first and San Diego State second in the survey of the league’s nine head coaches.
The Rebels got one first place vote. They open play Friday, hosting the Sportco Kick Off Classic. The other teams in the weekend tournament are against Louisville, Minnesota, Washington, the University of California and Cal State University, Bakersfield.