Former UNLV baseball coach Tim Chambers died because of atherosclerotic hypertensive heart disease, the Clark County coroner’s office ruled Monday.
UNLV freshman Panos Bolanos won the 200-yard backstroke at the TYR Invitational swim meet in a program-record time Sunday, highlighting the Rebels’ efforts on the final day of the event.
LaTecia Smith had 20 points and six rebounds to help lead UNLV to its first women’s basketball win of the season, a 66-57 nonconference victory over South Carolina State on Saturday.
UNLV senior Hayden Hemmens won the 500-yard freestyle, highlighting the Rebels’ efforts Friday on the first day of the three-day, five-team TYR Invitational swim meet in Evanston, Illinois.
The women’s basketball team is 0-3 after losing to the Thunderbirds 72-68 in overtime. The UNLV volleyball team beat New Mexico.
Mariena Hayden had 15 kills, 11 digs and six aces to lift UNLV to its fourth straight volleyball win and 13th in its past 14 matches, a 3-0 sweep over San Jose State in a Mountain West match.
Paced by juniors Elisa Rovere and Emma Wahlenmaier, UNLV placed 33rd out of 35 teams in the 6-kilometer NCAA West Regional women’s cross country meet Friday in Colfax, Washington.
Mariena Hayden had 17 kills and 12 digs to lead UNLV to its 12th volleyball victory in its past 13 matches, a 3-1 decision over UNR in a Mountain West matchup Thursday at Cox Pavilion.
UNLV senior midfielder Timo Mehlich was named All-Western Athletic Conference first team in men’s soccer, and junior defender Billy Jones gained honorable mention.
UNLV senior Samantha Li recorded two titles on the final day of the three-day Rebel Invitational women’s tennis tournament Sunday at Fertitta Tennis Complex.
Raina Perez had 24 points and eight assists to lead Cal State Fullerton past UNLV 64-58 in the Lady Rebels’ nonconference season opener Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV junior golfer Jack Trent is one of three finalists for the October Ben Hogan Award, joining Rutgers junior Christopher Gotterup and Brigham Young senior Peter Kuest.
An anonymous donor pledged to match up to $1 million in gift toward the Student-Athlete Excellence Center, which will be created to improve nutrition and sports performance among UNLV athletes.
Mariena Hayden had 23 kills and 11 digs to rally UNLV past Boise State 3-2 in a Mountain West volleyball match Thursday in Boise, Idaho.