Rebels rallied from four-run deficit to send seniors off in style with 9-7 come-from-behind win.
Emerson, Valentino and Balilea extend hitting streaks in 10-3 loss to San Diego State.
San Diego State takes first game of series by 11-7 score in a game that featured 26 hits.
60 UNLV student-athletes eligible for May 12 commencement ceremonies.
UNLV returns home to host a three-game set against the San Diego State Aztecs beginning Thursday.
UNLV: Finished ranked in five of UNLV's career records: fourth in saves (six); seventh in winning percentage (.579); eighth in appearances (103) and strikeouts (305); and ninth in wins (33) ... Finished ranked in one of UNLV's single-season records: second in saves (four in 2009).
2012: Made 26 appearances in the circle with 17 starts ... Had an ERA of 5.000 and an overall record of 8-8 in 91.0 innings of work ... Struck out 48 batters with a season-best six coming against Southern Utah (G2-March 28) ... Struck out at least one batter in 20 appearances ... Allowed 118 hits and 71 runs (65 earned) ... Walked 27 ... Threw at least five innings in eight starts.
2011: Made 13 appearances in the circle with seven starts ... Had an ERA of 8.79 and an overall record of 1-5 in 32.2 innings of work ... Struck out 23 batters with a season-best five coming against UC Riverside (Feb. 27) ... Struck out at least one batter in 11 appearances ... Allowed 53 hits and 44 runs (41 earned) ... Walked 21 ... Threw at least five innings in one start.
2010: Named the Mountain West's Pitcher of the Week on March 16 and May 18 ... Led the pitching staff in ERA (3.04), wins (13), complete games (eight), shutouts (three), saves (two) and strikeouts (80) ... Tied for the lead in appearances (31) ... Had an overall record of 13-4 ... Struck out five or more batters on five occasions and at least one batter in 26 appearances ... Struck out nine batters once against Purdue (March 18) ... Allowed 108 hits and 58 runs (43 earned) ... Threw at least five innings in nine starts ... For her first MW Pitcher of the Week award, compiled a 3-0 record with two complete games in four appearances (16.1 innings) with 14 strikeouts, while giving up 11 hits (10 singles), six walks and three unearned runs ... For her second MW Pitcher of the Week award, compiled a 2-0 record with one complete game in two appearances (9.2 innings) with six strikeouts, while giving up 10 hits, four earned runs and five walks.
2009: Led the pitching staff in appearances (33) and saves (four), while tying for the lead in wins (11) and starts (18) ... The four saves tied for the second-most in the program's history in a single season ... Finished second in innings (109.2) and strikeouts (74) ... Had an ERA of 4.09 and an overall record of 11-7 ... Struck out five batters in a game on three occasions and at least one batter in 27 appearances ... Struck out 10 batters once against Southern Mississippi (Feb. 13) ... Allowed 145 hits and 88 runs (64 earned) ... Walked 52 ... Threw at least five innings in seven starts ... Notched first career win in 1.1 innings of relief against Illinois-Chicago (Feb. 6).
High School: A 2008 graduate of Dakota Ridge HS in Littleton, Colo. ... Lettered four years in softball ... Split time at Golden HS (freshman through junior years) prior to Dakota Ridge HS (senior) ... Helped her teams to three Jefferson County League championships and one second place finish ... Named a four-time all-state and all-conference honoree ... Was the strikeout leader in 4A from 2004-06 and in 5A in 2007 ... Played ASA travel ball, most recently with Quicksilver.
Personal: Jessica Lynn O'Connor was born on Sept. 11, 1990, in Denver, Colo. ... The daughter of Dennis and Starla O'Connor ... Has one sister, Andrea ... Majoring in recreation.