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Rebels Conclude Regular Season With Three Against San Jose State

May 17, 2017

2017 UNLV Baseball Weekly Notes

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV baseball team returns to Las Vegas and Earl E. Wilson Stadium for its final three games of the regular season against the San Jose State Spartans. The Mountain West series begins Thursday evening and will run through Saturday afternoon.

Both Thursday and Friday's games are scheduled for 6:05 pm first pitches while Saturday's is at 2:05 pm.

TUNE IN, WATCH & LISTEN: Fans can follow along with the UNLV-San Jose State baseball series via live video provided by the Mountain West Network. Links to the video stream as well as live stats will be provided at UNLVRebels.com.

PROMOTIONAL ITEMS OF INTEREST
Friday, May 19 - "Fan Appreciation Night": The first 250 fans through the Earl E. Wilson Stadium gates will receive a free UNLV Baseball hat courtesy of Colliers International ... The first 600 pours of draft beer will be priced at $1 compliments of Miller-Coors and the UNLV Baseball Club ... Additionally, there will be multiple giveaways and raffles throughout the game.

Saturday, May 20 - "Senior Day": UNLV Baseball will recognize its senior class - Cooper Esmay, Cody Howard, Justin Jones and Corey Pool - prior to the game ... Following the game, kids can run the bases.

GET YOUR TICKETS: Fans can purchase tickets for $5 online and in advance at UNLVTickets.com. Tickets purchased at the Wilson Stadium box office are $8 for adults, $6 for senior/faculty/staff, while kids 12 and under as well as UNLV students are free.

THE FIRST PITCH COACHES SHOW MOVES TO BORN AND RAISED: Fans are invited to attend the final installment of "The First Pitch with Stan Stolte and Dug Dugless" radio show Wednesday afternoon at Born and Raised Henderson (10050 Eastern Avenue). The 60-minute show (noon to 1:00 pm), which is sponsored by Findlay Kia, will air live on NBC Sports Radio -- 920 The Game.

 

 

NATIONALLY SPEAKING: The UNLV baseball team has scattered 559 hits and produced a .297 batting average to rank 14th and 35th, respectively, in those two categories amongst NCAA Division I programs through May 15. The hit haul and average both rank fifth in the Mountain West.

With assistance from the hit total, the Rebels sit 52nd in slugging percentage (.440) and 123rd in on-base percentage (.366). They are in the top 100 in all three extra-base categories: 23rd in triples (18), 34th in doubles (103) and 86th in home runs (43). In turn, those hits have helped place the team 98th in runs (302) and 134th in scoring (5.7).

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