The UNLV Rebels stay in Las Vegas this week to close out their three-match home stand against San Jose State and Fresno State on Thursday and Saturday, respectively. Both contests are set for 7:00 pm first serves in the Cox Pavilion.
UNLV is in its first bye week in two years (Oct. 22, 2011). The Rebels will also enjoy a bye the week of Saturday, Nov. 16 ... After just five games, the Rebels (3-2/1-0) have already exceeded their victory total from each of the past three seasons.
UNLV sophomore Gilad Berman, feeling ill, retired during his Tuesday match in Tuesday's consolation round of singles at the 2013 St. Francis ITA Men's Tennis All-American Championships at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
UNLV senior standout Lucia Batta got off to a quick start but then lost her opening round qualifying match Tuesday at the 2013 Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships being played at the Riviera Country Club.
The UNLV men's basketball team will hold its annual free fan event on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center. Fans are invited to the Runnin' Rebel Scarlet/Gray Showcase, which will celebrate the start of the 2013-14 season and include a 3-point contest, the Scarlet & Gray Scrimmage, Legends game and the opportunity to get autographs.
UNLV's Stephanie Thelen has earned Mountain West Volleyball Player of the Week recognition for the time frame of Sept. 23-29, 2013. This is the second occasion in her career that the Atlanta, Ga., native has been tabbed for the weekly honors.