UNLV Baseball wins elimination game, 9-2, backed by Wold’s four RBI, Maddux’s pitching.
UNLV Baseball registered seven extra-base hits, including four home runs, in 9-8 loss to close out the regular season against Fresno State.
UNLV Baseball suffered a 7-6 loss in game two of the Mountain West series at San Diego State.
UNLV Baseball jumps back into Mountain West play with three against Air Force at Earl E. Wilson Stadium; series starts Friday.
UNLV Baseball defeated Arizona State, 14-6, improved to 5-0 against the Pac-12 Conference this season.
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 in Akron, Ohio ... The son of Joseph and Kim Taormina ... Majoring in sociology.