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Rebels Return To Mountain West Play Against Air Force

April 6, 2017

2017 UNLV Weekly Notes

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV baseball team heads back out on the road for four more contests; however, this trip will signal the end of a lengthy stretch - 13 of 17 games - that it has played away from Las Vegas and Earl E. Wilson Stadium. The trek begins this weekend (Friday-Sunday) with three straight in Mountain West play against the Air Force Falcons in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and continues with a stop in Phoenix for another affair with the Arizona State Sun Devils.

The Rebels are coming off a 10-2 win over Utah Valley Tuesday, which it plus a three-game series against New Mexico have been the only affairs played at home since this road swing began at San Diego State on March 17.

TUNE IN, WATCH & LISTEN: All three games between UNLV and Air Force in Colorado Springs, Colorado, will be streamed live via the Mountain West Network. Links for the live streams as well as live stats will be available at UNLVRebels.com.

ON DECK: The UNLV baseball team will return to Las Vegas and Earl E. Wilson Stadium for four straight beginning with a three-game, Mountain West series April 13-15 against the San Diego State Aztecs. A single affair with the Arizona State Sun Devils will follow on April 18.

PROMOTIONAL ITEMS OF INTEREST
Thursday, April 14 - "Polynesian Game": First 400 fans receive a Hawaiian-themed Rebel baseball t-shirt ... $1 beers for the first 600 pours courtesy of Miller-Coors and the UNLV Baseball Club ... Free tailgate with complimentary Hawaiian food before the game.

Friday, April 15 - "Bark in the Park": Bring your dog to the game and enjoy a day at the ballpark ... First 150 fans through the gate receives a free Rebel Baseball pet waste bag dispenser ... All dogs must have up-to-date vaccinations and all owners must sign a liability waiver that can be printed out and signed in advance or signed at the stadium.

 

 

THE LAST TIME OUT: The UNLV Rebels found its way back in the win column Tuesday with a 10-2 victory over the Utah Valley Wolverines (9-18) at Earl E. Wilson Stadium. The Rebels broke open a 1-all affair with a three-run third and added six more scores between the sixth and seventh innings.

The 10-run outburst was backed by at least one hit from each batter in the starting lineup as well as multiple-hit efforts from Kyle Isbel, Payton Squier, Ernie De La Trinidad, Nick Ames, Vince Taormina and Nick Rodriguez. Additionally, Justin Jones, Corey Pool and Bryson Stott also had one hit apiece.

On the defensive side, starting pitcher Paul Richy (1-2) went five innings and limited the Wolverines to one run off of two hits en route to the win while teammates Blaze Bohall and Bryan Menendez combined to strike out seven in 3.1 innings of relief.

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