Rebels drop NCAA first round match to fourth-ranked BYU 2-0 in Provo on Friday night.
The 2016 Mountain West Regular Season and Tournament Champions will face fourth-ranked BYU in Provo, Utah, on Friday, Nov. 11 in NCAA First Round game.
UNLV will make its first NCAA tournament appearance since 2006 after claiming the Mountain West Conference Tournament title on penalty kicks.
UNLV and San Diego State will meet in the conference title game on Saturday night at 7 p.m. for the first time in tournament history.
The 2016 Mountain West Regular Season Champions will take on fourth-seeded Utah State in the first semifinal of the conference tournament on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m.
(2015-Redshirt-Junior): Played in all 21 games, one of four Rebels to do so with starts in all but the first two games of the season…Scored three goals, all game winners, against Texas A&M Corpus Christi (Aug. 21), at Northern Arizona (Aug. 30) and Hawai’i (Sept. 18)…Assisted on three goals for nine points, tied for fourth most on the team…Placed 15 of 37 shots on goal…Totaled 1,274 minutes of action, sixth most on the team.
(2014-Junior): Sat out the season after suffering a knee injury in the 2014 spring season.
(2013-Sophomore): Second straight season in double-figure points with 10 thanks to two goals and six assists ... Her six assists ranked her third in the Mountain West and second on the team ... Notched the game-winner in a 3-1 victory over Air Force (Oct. 25), while her assists led to the winning score against UC Riverside (Aug. 23), Sacramento State (Sept. 6) and Wyoming (Oct. 27) ... One of six players to appear in all 21 contests, and made 20 starts, tied for third best on the team.
(2012-Freshman): Turned in an outstanding first season as a Rebel, finishing third on the team in points with 11 off four goals and three assists ... That tied for the third highest point total ever by a UNLV freshman ... First career goal came in UNLV's 2-1 overtime upset of Oklahoma (Aug. 31) ... Scored once in UNLV's 1-1 tie at Boise State (Oct. 21), and added the game-winner in a 1-0 win at Fresno State (Oct. 27) ... Assisted on the golden goal in the 2-1 win over Florida Atlantic (Sept. 2) ... The only true freshman to appear in all 20 games, and made 16 starts as well.
High School: Four-year starter for Clark HS ... Named first team all-state and all-district after scoring 23 goals her freshman year ... Also added 16 assists, and both totals ranked in the top 20 all-time season lists in state history ... Earned All-Southwest League honors as a senior.
Club: Played for Neusport FC in Las Vegas, state champions in 2008 and 2010.
Personal: Azucena Bernal ... Born on Oct. 23, 1993, in Morelia, Mexico ... Daughter of Salvador Bernal and Rosa Flores ...Has one brother, Salvador (23), a former UNLV men's player now on the Toronto FC MLS squad ... Majoring in public administration.