UNLV BASEBALL NEWS: Rebels Take Series Over Lobos


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The UNLV baseball team took the series win, 2-1, after defeating New Mexico, 13-11, Sunday afternoon at Earl E. Wilson Stadium.

The Rebels saw their record improve to 28-13 (17-4 MW), while the Lobos dropped to 16-23 (7-14 MW).

REBEL OF THE GAME: Hank Zeisler went 3-for-5 at the plate, with five RBI and two runs scored for the Rebels.

TURNING POINT: The Scarlet & Gray took the lead in the home frame of the first inning after scoring five runs on six hits and one error.

Noah Mattera (5-0) recorded his fifth win of the season after pitching 5.0 innings, allowing five runs on eight hits and six strikeouts.

Troy Balko (S,3) earned his third save after going 2.2 innings of relief, allowing only two hits and four strikeouts.

Will Armbruester (0-2) was saddled with the loss after pitching 1.2 innings, allowing eight runs off of eight hits and only one strikeout.

UP NEXT: The Rebels will hit the road, for the first time since April 3, for a single-game contest against ASU at the Phoenix Municipal Stadium Tuesday night. First pitch is slated for 6 p.m.

– The series played previously at New Mexico was the highest scoring conference series in program history for the Rebels with 57 runs scored (18-3, 12-4, 27-6).
– The all-time highest scoring series for the Scarlet & Gray was a non-conference series in 1985 against Nebraska, scoring a total of 62 runs (23-22 (10 inn.), 21-19, 18-15).

Single-game ticket prices this season are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, faculty and staff, and $5 to groups of 15 or more. Fans that purchase tickets online before game day can get them for an advanced single-game price of $6.

All high school, middle school and elementary students are free under UNLV’s new admission policy. To receive free admission, high school students must present valid Nevada are school I.D. at the box office on gameday for one (1) complimentary ticket. Current UNLV students will receive free admission with a valid school I.D. All other students will receive a complimentary ticket at the box office (no I.D. required). Kids not yet elementary school age will continue to receive free admission for all UNLV Olympic sports.

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UNLV BASEBALL NEWS: Rebels Take Series Over Lobos
UNLV BASEBALL NEWS: Rebels Take Series Over Lobos