Rebels are 5-0 thanks to a 1-0 upset of No. 14 UMBC on Friday night.
UNLV tops Howard by a 4-0 score, start out the season with four straight wins for first time since 1985.
Rebels move to 3-0 on the year with a 4-0 shutout of IPFW on Friday night.
Senior's first career hat trick leads Rebels to tournament title with 4-3 upset win at Bradley.
League-high four players named to preseason all-conference squad, Harding named Preseason Defender of the Year.
(2013 - Junior): Earned third straight first team all-conference nod after posting four goals and six assists for 14 points, third best on the squad ... That also earned him a second straight spot on the NSCAA All-Far West Region third team ... Scored the game-winner against Houston Baptist (Oct. 27) ... Started all 19 games.
(2012 - Sophomore): Topped his freshman season by posting team highs in goals (eight), assists (five) and points (21) on the way to earning third team NSCAA All-Far West region honors ... Was the only underclassman on the All-MPSF First Team, his second straight selection ... Tied for third in the conference in points and tied for fourth in goals ... Appeared and started in 19 games.
(2011 - Freshman): Had an outstanding debut season for the Rebels, earning MPSF Newcomer of the Year honors after leading the Rebels in scoring with 14 points off six goals and two assists ... Was also the second-ever Rebel to earn College Soccer News All-Freshman honors, as he was named to the third team ... First Team All-MPSF after finishing tied for eighth in the league in goals ... Had one multi-goal game, with a pair of scores against Denver (Oct. 16) ... One of three players and the only freshman to start all 17 games.
High School: Two-time region player of the year (2009, 2010) ... Holds the school record for most goals in a season ... Earned first team all-state honors while leading Clark High to a conference championship and the state semifinals.
Club: Plays for Neusport FC in Las Vegas and has helped them to the state cup title several times.
Personal: Salvador Bernal ... Born on Aug. 13, 1992, in Morelia, Mexico ... Son of Salvador Bernal and Rosa Flores ... Has one sister, Susie (20), who is a junior on the UNLV women's soccer team ... Majoring in kinesiology.
Bernal's Career Statistcs Year G-GS Shots Goals Assists Points 2011 17-17 40 6 2 14 2012 19-19 74 8 5 21 2013 19-19 67 4 6 14 Totals 55-55 181 18 13 49