Rich Ryerson is in his third year at the helm of the Rebels.
UNLV men's soccer weekly release
The UNLV men's soccer team will play at home for the first time this weekend with a pair of home games at Peter Johann Memorial Field, as part of two tripleheaders with the UNLV women's squad. The Rebels will play Cal State Northridge on Friday at 1 pm, followed by two women's games at 4:30 pm and 7 pm (UNLV-Sacramento State). On Sunday afternoon, UNLV will play the third game of the day at 4:30 pm against UC Riverside, while there were be two women's games before that at 10:30 am and 1 pm (UNLV-Montana).
All About The Rebels
UNLV is looking to break into the win column for the first time this season after three one-goal losses along with a 1-1 tie against Loyola Marymount. All four games were away from home for the Rebels. Junior forward and Las Vegas native Joaquin Rivas leads the team in scoring with a pair of goals, which matched his previous career goal output coming into the season. Joe Vitale has played all four games in the net for UNLV, and has a .137 GAA.
Scouting Cal State Northridge
The Matadors are 2-2 on the year, winning their first two games at home before dropping a pair on the road this past weekend at Georgetown and Loyola. Sagi Lev-Ari is the team's leading scorer with three goals for six points.
Scouting UC Riverside
The Highlanders are receiving votes in the NSCAA Top 25 poll after beginning the year 4-0, and have outscored their opponents by a 10-1 margin.
Next Time Out
UNLV will host its one tournament of the season, the UNLV Nike Invitational, on Sept. 14 and 16. The Rebels will face Syracuse on Sept. 14 at 7 pm and Canisius at 1 pm on Sept. 16.
The Last Meeting
September 16, 2011
Second Half Troubles
In a game that saw two of the three goals come on penalty kicks, UNLV (1-5) had a big shot advantage but could not pull off the win, falling 2-1 at UC Riverside (3-2) in men's college soccer action on Friday night at UCR Soccer Stadium.