Rebels shoot final-round-low 10-under par to finish third at NCAA Noblesville Regional, reach national finals for second time in three years.
Kitayama in top 10 individually, in Noblesville, Ind.; Top five teams plus one individual will advance to NCAA Championship after Saturday's final round.
Kitayama leads men's golf in Noblesville, Ind., on Thursday.
Carl Jonson, Kurt Kitayama and Oda all selected to all-conference team.
No. 24-ranked UNLV men's golf teams earns No. 6 seed in Noblesville, Ind., play begins May 14.
No. 24 UNLV men's golf comes up a shot short, while senior becomes sixth UNLV individual to claim the conference's top individual prize.
No. 24 UNLV men's golf up eight shots as a team, senior enters final round with five-stroke advantage as 36-hole tournament marks are set.
@UNLVGolf holds seven-shot lead as a team, while senior leads individuals by a stroke.
Conference tournament will be held in Tucson, Ariz., for ninth straight time.
Three UNLV men's golfers finish in the top 20 individually, led by freshman John Oda, at Robert Kepler Intercollegiate.