The 2012 Rebels ended the year with 22 wins, three of which were against NCAA Tournament competition.
Amber Petersen became just the fourth Rebel to earn the MW Scholar-Athlete Award four straight years.
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.
UNLV and New Mexico combined to tally 31 and 20 hits in Saturday's Mountain West contest.
UNLV: A four-time Mountain West Scholar-Athlete award recipient ... Named to the academic all-conference team once.
2012: Made 13 appearances in the circle with all 13 in relief ... Had an ERA of 8.31 and an overall record of 1-1 in 30.1 innings of work ... Earned a win against Lipscomb (March 24) in 2.1 innings of relief ... Notched one save vs. San Diego State (May 12) ... Struck out18 batters with a season-best five coming against Ball State (March 23) ... Struck out at least one batter in eight appearances ... Allowed 57 hits and 40 runs (36 earned) ... Walked nine ... Longest outing was 4.2 innings against Ball State (March 23).
2011: Played in 27 contests ... Batted .333 with one hit ... Scored eight runs ... Had one hit against Boise State (Feb. 25) ... Scored the game-winning run once.
2010: Started one of 10 contests played in with a start in left field ... Batted .167 with one hit ... Had one RBI and scored four runs ... Had an RBI-single against Weber State (March 5) for first career hit and RBI ... Walked once.
2009: Made seven appearances in the circle with one start ... Had an ERA of 4.53 and an overall record of 0-1 in 17.0 innings of work ... Struck out nine batters with a season-best of five coming against Florida Atlantic (March 1) ... Allowed 25 hits and 19 runs (11 earned) ... Made her first appearance in a start against Illinois-Chicago (Feb. 6) and pitched 3.1 innings for a no-decision ... Walked nine ... Pitched at least two innings in five of the seven appearances.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Twin Falls HS in Twin Falls, Idaho ... Lettered four years in both softball and volleyball and three in basketball ... Helped the Bruins to three High County Conference championships in softball ... In three trips to the state tournament, the Bruins finished second once (2008) and fifth twice (2005 and 2007) ... Won two conference titles in basketball with back-to-back fourth-place showings in state ... Earned softball player of the year honors three times, while being named to four all-region teams ... Played ASA travel ball with the Idaho Pain and the Idaho Golden Gloves.
Personal: Amber Marie Petersen was born on Oct. 9, 1989, in Twin Falls, Idaho ... The daughter of Ken and Tammy Petersen ... Has one brother, Ryan ... Majoring in elementary education.