The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents today approved a three-year contract for UNLV Athletics Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy, removing the interim tag she's held since taking over the position July 1.
The UNLV softball program has received signed national letters of intent from seven student-athletes - Fahren Glackin, Amanda Herrera, Merina Ili, Janine Petmecky, Brooke Stover, Jordan Swanner and Jadelyn Yadao-Valdez - who will enroll at the university in the fall of 2014 and play for the Rebels during the 2015 campaign, head coach Lisa Dodd announced Thursday.
The UNLV men's basketball team will embark on its first road trip of the season this weekend as the Thomas & Mack Center hosts the annual National Finals Rodeo. UNLV, which is the only Mountain West team to have yet to play a road or neutral-site game this season, played its first six games of this year's campaign at home, recording a 3-3 mark.
The UNLV volleyball program has received signed national letters of intent from Haley Bilbruck, Ashley Owens, Alexis Patterson and Caitlin Wernentin to enroll at the university and play for the Rebels starting in the fall of 2014, head coach Cindy Fredrick announced.
The UNLV track & field program will host its annual Scarlet & Gray Challenge this Friday, Dec. 6, at Myron Partridge Stadium and Sheila Tarr-Smith Field. The intrasquad meet, which will consist of 13 events, is slated to begin at 10:00 am with the women's weight throw and conclude with the 4x400m relay at 12:30 pm. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
UNLV volleyball's Sekola Falemaka was tabbed to the 2013 Mountain West All-Conference Team, which was selected by the league's 11 head coaches and announced on Tuesday. The Rebel senior was one of 17 student-athletes to garner recognition following the completion of the MW's regular season.
For the seventh time in seven games this year the game came down to the final minute for UNLV, as the Lady Rebels cut a 10-point deficit to just one with 27 seconds to play, before Charlotte made four straight at the line to pull out the 80-75 victory on Sunday afternoon.