Rebels Welcome Fans To Meet The Team Night|
Jan. 19, 2018
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV baseball program will hold a "Meet the Team" Night at Earl E. Wilson Stadium on February 9. The event, which will take place one week before the Rebel home opener vs. Indiana State on February 16, will begin at 5:00 pm with fans having the opportunity to interact with the 2018 squad as well as watch them scrimmage.
The 2018 season gets underway with the Marucci Desert Classic on February 16-18 at Wilson Stadium. The three-day, round-robin tournament will feature the host Rebels, Indiana State Sycamores, Loyola Marymount Lions and Oregon Ducks. UNLV will play the final contest each day with games at 6:05 pm on both Friday and Saturday, and at 3:05 pm Sunday.
In all, the Scarlet & Gray will play 30 times at home with 15 of those against nonconference squads and 15 versus Mountain West foes. The team's slate is front loaded with 15 of its first 18 contests taking place at home with single affairs against Indiana State (February 19) and Utah (March 12), while series with Columbia (February 23-25/four games), Fresno State (February 2-4/three) and Iowa (February 9-11/three) mixed in.
Head coach Stan Stolte's 2018 team will be comprised of 23 returners, which includes four positional starters and three weekend starting pitchers, and 13 newcomers. Highlighting the team's returnees are back-to-back Mountain West Co-Freshmen of the Year honorees Bryson Stott (shortstop) and Kyle Isbel (center field) who return for their sophomore and junior seasons, respectively.
Baseball season tickets for the season are now on sale, and fans can purchase them at UNLVTickets.com or by calling 702-739-FANS (3267). Season tickets are $90 for adults (13 and older), while seniors (62-plus), faculty and staff, and alumni are $75.