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Emily Vela
Emily  Vela

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tomball, Texas

High School:
Tomball HS

Height:
5-2

Position:
IF

Birthdate:
04/24/1998

Experience:
1L

Major:
Kinesiology


03/10/2018

Rebels' Offense Explodes In Saturday Sweep

UNLV scores 14 runs in wins over New Mexico State and Portland State Saturday to improve to 17-7 on the season.

02/18/2018

Rebels Split Saturday Doubleheader

UNLV's comeback bid comes up short in 8-7 loss to UTEP, but Rebels rebound for 6-2 win over South Dakota in the night cap.

02/08/2018

2018 Season-Opening Weekend On Deck For The Rebels

UNLV will play five games on opening weekend at Eller Media Stadium, including two against 2017 NCAA Tournament teams.

07/17/2017

UNLV Has 75 Earn Spring Academic All-MW Team Status

Women's swimming & diving and baseball boast double-digit representatives.

05/12/2017

Rebels Dispatch Spartans in Five Innings

After suffering a shutout in game one, the UNLV offense explodes Friday in a 9-1 win in five innings over San Jose State at Eller Media Stadium

2017 (Freshman) - Played in 35 games during her first collegiate season, making 23 starts, splitting time at shortstop and second base ... Hit .218 with 55 at-bats, 12 hits, including four doubles, with four RBI and six runs scored ... Bat came on strong during the end of the season as she recorded all but one of her hits after April 14 .. Had two multi-hits games with two hits in a comeback win at Reno April 14 and two hits in a win at Colorado on April 22 ... Had a .926 fielding percentage with 40 put-outs and 48 assists.   

High School 
- Attended Tomball High School in Tomball, Texas...Played on the varsity softball team all four years, two at second base and two at shortstop...Bi-District Champions freshman and sophomore years....Earned Second Team All-Distrcit as a freshman and First Team All-District the next three years...Played club ball for the Texas Peppers in 2013 and 2014, Texas Sudden Impact in 2014 and Diamond Sports Hotshots in 2015 and 2016.

Personal - Born in Conroe, Texas...Majoring in Kinesiology...Parents are Richard and Darlene Vela...Has younger brother, Trey.
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