UNLV will play 50 contests in 2018, including five tournaments to start the year.
UNLV will play two doubleheaders over the next two weekends as part of its fall practice schedule.
Senior Morgan Ettinger pitches a complete-game gem to win the final start of her career in a 4-2 victory over Mountain West Champion San Jose State.
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
UNLV softball suffered a series sweep at San Diego State.
2016 (Sophomore) - Played in all 55 games, the only Rebel to do so…Started the first 32 games in center field before playing at third base the rest of the year… … Ranked tied for seventh in the Mountain West for stolen bases (12) and steal attempts (14), tying for the most steals on the team while leading in steal attempts…Produced 29 runs and 16 RBI on 44 hits…Had a .338 batting average and three walks…Collected 11 multiple-hit games and three multiple-RBI games…Hit the game winning RBI against South Dakota (Feb. 15) and Portland State (Feb. 21)…Scored the game-winning runs against Wisconsin (March 12), Loyola Marymount (March 20) and San Diego State (March 26) ... Named to the All-Mountain West Spring Academic Team.
2015 (Freshman) - Started in 41 of 48 games with 38 games at third base and three in the outfield ... Batted .253 with 18 runs, seven RBIs, 21 hits and one double ... Walked 11 times and stole six bases ... Had two hits, one walk and three runs at Colorado State (May 2) ... Had two multiple-hit and multiple-run games ... Registered a .340 on-base percentage and .265 slugging percentage ... Named Mountain West Scholar Athlete.
High School: A 2014 graduate of Mililani HS in Mililani, Hawaii ... Lettered four years in softball ... Helped the Trojans to a Hawaii HS Athletic Association, Oahu Interscholastic Association and Waimea Tournament titles in 2014 ... As a junior, led the team to an undefeated regular season in 2013 and a second-place finish at the Waimea Tournament ... Earned all-state first-team honors in 2013 and '14 and second-team recognition in '12 ... Selected the 2014 OIA Red West Player of the Year and garnered the Oceanic Time Warner's OIA Team Player Award and HHSAA Player of the Game ... As a freshman, bestowed the Oceanic Time Warner OIA Playoff Team Player Award ... Played ASA travel ball for Mililani Prep, who took third at the Champions Cup.
Personal: Jadelyn Melendres Yadao-Valdez was born on Jan. 15, 1996, in Honolulu, Hawaii ... The daughter of Edward and Jessica Valdez ... Has five siblings: Ensyn, Jaeden, Jordan, Enissa and Eriyana ... Majoring in kinesiological studies.