UNLV Baseball will conclude its fall season with its intrasquad World Series, with games scheduled for Monday, Thursday and Friday.
UNLV Baseball’s Cooper Esmay scores twice, hits two-run home run in Thursday’s loss to San Jose State.
UNLV Baseball’s Paul Richy tossed a complete game, while Nick Ames knocked in four RBI Sunday against Nevada, Reno.
UNLV Baseball gets three-hit outings from Bryson Stott and Vince Taormina in 14-5 win over Fresno State Sunday.
UNLV Baseball’s Justin Jones and Ernie De La Trinidad combined for seven hits, five RBI and five runs in Sunday’s 9-7 loss at New Mexico.
2016: Started nine of 20 contests played in with six at catcher, two as the designated hitter and one at first base ... Batted .179 with seven hits, two of which went for extra bases (two doubles) ... Knocked in five RBI and scored three runs ... Had a .231 slugging percentage and a .267 on-base percentage ... Had one multiple-hit game with two hits against UC Riverside (March 9) ... Scored the game-winning run twice ... Walked five times.
High School: A 2015 graduate of Silverado HS in Las Vegas, Nev. ... Lettered four years in baseball ... Helped the Skyhawks to a 2012 Northeast League championship and a total of 71 combined wins in from 2012-15 ... Earned first-team all-state honors twice (2014 and 2015) ... Named to the 2015 Louisville All-America First Team after being tabbed to the 2014 Second Team and 2013 Honorable Mention ... Selected to the 2013 all-region first team and gained honorable mention status a year before that.
Personal: Vincent Joseph Taormina was born on March 11, 1997, in Akron, Ohio ... The son of Joseph and Kim Taormina ... Majoring in sociology.