UNLV scores 14 runs in wins over New Mexico State and Portland State Saturday to improve to 17-7 on the season.
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.
UNLV will play five games on opening weekend at Eller Media Stadium, including two against 2017 NCAA Tournament teams.
Women's swimming & diving and baseball boast double-digit representatives.
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
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.