UNLV’s women’s golf and volleyball programs were recognized by the NCAA on Wednesday for finishing in the top 10 of their sports for their Academic Progress Rate scores. Both sports had perfect multiyear scores of 1,000.
Haley Bodnar Rydalch, a 6-foot-3-inch center from Brigham Young, will transfer to the UNLV women’s basketball team, coach Kathy Olivier announced.
After two rounds, the 20th-ranked UNLV men’s golf team is 9-over and in third place, 16 shots behind top-ranked Oklahoma State, at the NCAA Columbus (Ohio) Regional at Ohio State’s Scarlet Course.
Freshman Garrick Higgo is alone in second place after shooting 2-under-par 69, helping the UNLV men’s golf team sit one stroke out of the lead after one round of the NCAA Columbus Regional.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a nationwide ban on single-game legalized sports betting outside of Nevada. That could help Las Vegas’ case to host NCAA championship events, which currently is prohibited.
UNLV was one of 17 teams to receive a bid Sunday to the National Invitational Softball Championship and will host one of four double-elimination regional tournaments starting Wednesday.
Nick Rodriguez went 4-for-5 with two home runs to power UNLV to an 8-1 win over UNR in a Mountain West baseball game Saturday at Wilson Stadium.
Kyle Isbel homered in the fourth inning and scored the winning run in the 11th, lifting UNLV past UNR 8-7 in a Mountain West baseball game Friday at Wilson Stadium.
Keith Brown, special assistant to the head coach the past two basketball seasons at UNLV, was named an assistant coach at Fresno State on Friday.
Janine Petmecky went 3-for-4, scored twice and pitched a complete game to lead UNLV to a 5-2 win over Colorado State in a Mountain West softball game Thursday at Eller Media Stadium.