The honors keep rolling in for UNLV's Salvador Bernal, as the senior forward was named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week, and also selected as College Sports Madness WAC Player of the Week, it was announced on Tuesday.
Looking to win its home lid-lifter for the first time in three years, UNLV (0-1) opens its 44th season playing in Sam Boyd Stadium by hosting Northern Colorado (0-0) Saturday night ... This is the only Rebel date this season without a television broadcast but UNLV will livestream the game through the Mountain West Network, which is available to fans free of charge at unlvrebels.com.
For the second time in two years a UNLV men's soccer player has earned national team of the week honors after a win over Bradley, as forward Salvador Bernal was named to the College Soccer News Team of the Week on Monday
Watch the Aug. 31 episode of The Reb Zone Sports Show, which aired on Fox 5 and featured UNLV head football coach Bobby Hauck. Kevin Bolinger and Coach Hauck recapped the season opener at Arizona and look ahead to this week's game at Sam Boyd Stadium vs. Northern Colorado on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m.
UNLV dominated the game from the start to finish with a 28-5 edge on shots, and found the back of the net three times in the second half to claim a 3-0 shutout victory over Saint Francis in women's college soccer action on Sunday afternoon at Johann Memorial Field in the UNLV Nike Invitational.
UNLV senior forward Salvador Bernal posted his first career hat trick, and then capped off his afternoon by assisting on the game-winning score with 12 minutes left to rally UNLV men's soccer to a 4-3 victory at Bradley on Sunday afternoon in the final game of the Hotels at Grand Prairie Classic at Shea Stadium.
The Rebel volleyball team (3-2) closed out its own UNLV Invitational with a quick, 3-0 sweep (25-18, 25-15, 25-11) of the UC Riverside Highlanders (0-3) Sunday afternoon at the Cox Pavilion. The victory was the second for the Scarlet & Gray over UCR in as many days. Bree Hammel was the primary catalyst in the triumph with match highs in kills (12), hitting (.647) and total blocks (four assisted).
The UNLV volleyball program (2-2) suffered a heartbreaking loss in five sets (25-16, 25-16, 21-25, 23-25, 12-15) to the Cal State Northridge Matadors (3-0) Saturday night at the Cox Pavilion. The Rebels had staked themselves to an early 2-0 lead, but watched the Matadors come out of the intermission with wins in the third and fourth frames to force a decisive fifth set. In the final stanza, CSUN overcame a three-point deficit (12-9) by claiming the next six points for the victory.
The UNLV volleyball program defeated the UC Highlanders (0-2) Saturday morning behind double-doubles from Daryn Glenn and Alexis Patterson. The 3-1 win (25-21, 24-26, 25-21, 25-15) pushes the Rebels' record to 2-1 with two matches left to play in its own UNLV Invitational held at the Cox Pavilion.