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Rebels Earn Draw With First-Place Seattle

RIVERSIDE, California (UNLVRebels.com) – UNLV’s Bailey Letherman converted a penalty kick in the final minutes of the second half to tie the game and help the Rebels earn a 2-2 draw against first-place Seattle in a thrilling WAC men’s soccer contest Friday night from Johann Memorial Field.

UNLV scored first on a rocket of a shot from senior Timo Mehlich in the first half, before Seattle tied the game a few minutes later at 1-1. In the second half the Redhawks jumped ahead 2-1 and looked set for the win late until a Rebel was knocked down inside the box, earning a penalty kick attempt. Letherman sent his shot to the left side for the score. Both teams had strong changes in the overtime period but the game would end in the 2-2 tie.

Lukas Betz was strong in goal again for the Rebels, facing 11 total shots and coming up with nine saves on the night.

NEXT UP: The Rebels are back in actionSunday against San Jose State at 10:30 am at Johann Memorial Field. That’s part of a doubleheader with the UNLV women’s team, who will be playing Colorado College at 1 pm.

Another Overtime Heartbreaker

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) – UNLV finished with the overall shot advantage for the third straight game, but Air Force took the only two shots of the overtime period, including the game-winner in the 97th minute that sent the Rebels to a 2-1 loss Friday night in Mountain West women’s soccer action from Peter Johann Memorial Field.

Air Force pushed the ball early in the game and was rewarded with a goal in the 22nd minute to go up 1-0. UNLV would tie the game though in the 42nd minute after a deflected ball off a corner kick came to Lourdes Bosch, and she placed it in the back of the net to tie the game at 1-1 in the 42nd minute.

No goal was scored in the second half, sending the Rebels to overtime for the second straight game on their home field. And for the second straight time they would come up short wen a defensive misplay led to the Falcons’ score in the 97th minute that ended the contest.

UNLV finished with a 16-15 overall edge on shots, though the Falcons had eight shots on goal to seven for the Rebels. UNLV also had six corner kicks to three for the visitors.

NEXT UP: UNLV hosts Colorado College Sunday at 1 pm, following the Rebel men’s game against San Jose State at 10:30 am. Sunday is the annual Kick Cancer game for UNLV, and the first 200 fans will receive a free UNLV pink towel.

Rebels Host Air Force, Tigers On A Doubleheader Weekend

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) – UNLV women’s soccer is back home for a pair of home games this weekend, Friday against Air Force at 5 pm and Sunday against Colorado College, both at Peter Johann Memorial Field. Friday’s game will also have a free tailgate party with free food and drinks starting at 5 pm, thanks to the UNLV Soccer Foundation.

Both Friday and Sunday contests are part of doubleheaders featuring both the UNLV women’s and men’s squads. There is a special ticket package of $20 that will also give fans admission to Friday’s doubleheader as well as Saturday’s Las Vegas Lights game vs Reno 1868. The package must be bought by Thursday night at lightsfc.com/unlvsoccer.

There will be giveaways for both UNLV games this weekend as well, as the first 200 fans on Friday night will receive a free UNLV camo drink koozie, while on Sunday, which is also Kick Cancer Day for the Rebels, the first 200 fans will receive a free UNLV pink cooling towel.

Both games will have a live video stream on YouTube, with the links available on UNLVRebels.com.

Home Conference Weekend For Rebels

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) – UNLV men’s soccer is back home for a pair of home games this weekend, Friday against Seattle at 7:30 pm and Sunday against San Jose State at 10:30 am, both at Peter Johann Memorial Field. Friday’s game will also have a free tailgate party with free food and drinks starting at 5 pm during the UNLV women’s game against Air Force, thanks to the UNLV Soccer Foundation.

Both Friday and Sunday contests are part of doubleheaders featuring both the UNLV women’s and men’s squads. There is a special ticket package of $20 that will also give fans admission to Friday’s doubleheader as well as Saturday’s Las Vegas Lights game vs Reno 1868. The package must be bought by Thursday night at lightsfc.com/unlvsoccer.

There will be giveaways for both UNLV games this weekend as well, as the first 200 fans on Friday night will receive a free UNLV camo drink koozie, while on Sunday, which is also Kick Cancer Day for the Rebels, the first 200 fans will receive a free UNLV pink cooling towel.

Both games will be available to watch through the WAC Digital Network, which will have live links on UNLVRebels.com and can also be watched through the Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV and Android streaming devices.

Rebels Shut Out At Cal Baptist

RIVERSIDE, California (UNLVRebels.com) – UNLV’s offense fell flat in the second half as the Rebels were handed a 4-0 loss at Cal Baptist Sunday afternoon in WAC men’s soccer action. 

The Lancers held a 1-0 lead at the half though UNLV attempted five of the opening half’s nine total shots. It was a different story in the second half as the Rebels finished with just three total shots. Cal Baptist meanwhile attempted eight and scored on three of them, all in a seven-minute span, to turn a one-goal game into a 4-0 contest.

NEXT UP: The Rebels will play a pair of games at home next weekend starting with a with a Friday night contest against Seattle at 7:30 pm. That’s part of a double-header with the UNLV women’s team who will host Air Force at 5 pm. Both teams will also play at double-header on Sunday, Oct. 13, with the UNLV men playing at 10:30 am against San Jose State and the UNLV women hosting Colorado College at 1 pm.

There is a special ticket promotion for Friday’s doubleheader, as for $20, fans can get tickets to both UNLV games along with a ticket to Saturday’s Las Vegas Lights contest vs Reno1868 at 7:30 pm.  There will be a tailgate party Friday with free food, drinks and live music that is open to all with ticketed admission. To access the weekend deal fans can go to lightsfc.com/unlvsoccer. 

Rebels Come Up Short On The Road

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (UNLVRebels.com) – For the second straight game UNLV finished with more shots then its opponent but fell short on the scoreboard as the Rebels suffered a 3-2 loss at New Mexico in Mountain West women’s soccer action Sunday afternoon.

UNM took an early lead 1-0 in the 10th minute, before the Rebels tied it after Katie Ballou converted a penalty kick in the 14th minute. Back-to-back goals from the Lobos in the 22nd and 27th minutes put the hosts back ahead 3-1 though. Jadyn Nogues brought UNLV back within a goal in the 56th minute when she headed in a corner kick to make it a 3-2 contest, but that was also the last goal of the game.

UNLV ended the afternoon with a 20-13 edge on total shots, and 8-7 on shots on goal, while corner kicks were also 12-3 in favor of the visiting Rebels.

QUOTE – “Unfortunately it’s two games in a row where we have out-shot the opposition and have significantly more corners but came out on the wrong side of the result. We had some issues early in the first half but then settled down and created numerous opportunities that we just couldn’t finish. However the team has been upbeat and we are confident that we have turned the corner.” – UNLV head coach Chris Shaw

NEXT UP: The Rebels will host six of their final eight games at home, beginning with next weekend with a Friday night contest against Air Force at 5 pm. That’s part of a double-header with the UNLV men’s team who will host Seattle at 7:30 pm. Both teams will also play at double-header on Sunday, Oct. 13, with the UNLV men playing at 10:30 am and the UNLV women hosting Colorado College.

There is a special ticket promotion for Friday’s doubleheader, as for $20, fans can get tickets to both UNLV games along with a ticket to Saturday’s Las Vegas Lights contest vs Reno1868 at 7:30 pm.  There will be a tailgate party Friday with free food, drinks and live music that is open to all with ticketed admission. To access the weekend deal fans can go to lightsfc.com/unlvsoccer. 

Late Goal Sinks Rebels At CSU Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, California (UNLVRebels.com) – A missed penalty kick ended up being the difference Friday as UNLV men’s soccer was handed a tough 1-0 loss at CSU Bakersfield after allowing the game-winner in the final seven minutes of the contest.

In a game where UNLV had the shot advantage for the majority of the contest and the advantage in total possession as well, the Rebels had a great opportunity for a lead in the 40th minute after a player was knocked down inside the box, resulting in a penalty kick in the 40th minute. Nico Clasen took the attempt and sent a hard low shot to the right corner. CSUB’s Detre Bell guessed correctly on his save attempt however, knocking the shot away to keep the game scoreless. 

CSUB scored the game’s lone goal in the 84th minute for a 1-0 advantage. UNLV’s best chance to tie game in the 87th minute when Bryan Martinez-Serrano flicked a shot over the goalie but the ball hit the bottom of the crossbar and bounced back just before the goaline.

UNLV returns to action Sunday with a 1 pm contest at Cal Baptist in Riverside.

Rebels To Play Pair Of WAC Games In California

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) – UNLV men’s soccer is looking for its first WAC win of the season as are both of its weekend opponents as the Rebels will face CSU Bakersfield in a Friday morning, 11 am contest in Bakersfield, before closing the weekend at Cal Baptist on Sunday in a 1 pm match. All three teams dropped their opening game in league play Saturday night, with the Rebels falling to now No. 24 UTRGV 2-0.

Both games will be available to watch through the WAC Digital Network, which will have live links on UNLVRebels.com and can also be watched through the Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV and Android streaming devices. 

UNLV (2-7, 0-1 WAC) at CSU Bakersfield (1-6, 0-1 WAC)
Friday, Oct. 4 – 11 am – Main Soccer Field (Bakersfield, Calif.)
Live Video (WDN) – Live Stats

UNLV (2-7, 0-1 WAC) at Cal Baptist (1-7-1, 0-1 WAC)
Sunday, Oct. 6 – 1 pm – Lancer Soccer Field (Riverside, Calif.)
Live Video (WDN) – Live StatsPrint Friendly Version

Rebels On The Road Once More

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) – UNLV women’s soccer is looking to stop its losing streak but will have to go on the road to accomplish that as the Rebels will be in San Diego Friday night to face the SDSU Aztecs before traveling to Albuquerque to take on New Mexico in a Sunday afternoon contest.

Both games will have a live video stream through the Mountain West Network available online at UNLVRebels.com.

Friday, Oct. 4 – 7 pm
UNLV (3-7, 0-2) at San Diego State (2-6-1, 1-1)
San Diego, California
Live Video (MWN) | Live Stats

Sunday, Oct. 6 – 12 pm (PT)
UNLV (3-7, 0-2) at New Mexico (5-4, 1-1)
Albuquerque, N.M.
Live Video | Live Stats
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Rebels Shutout 2-0 At Boise State

BOISE, Idaho (UNLVRebels.com) – UNLV kept the game scoreless for the first half and almost 10 minutes into the second before the host Boise State Broncos scored the eventual game-winner on the way to a 2-0 victory in Mountain West women’s soccer action Sunday from Boas Soccer Complex.

 Though Boise State finished with the advantage on shots (25-5), the Rebels played a strong game on defense while goalkeeper Emberly Sevilla set a season-high with nine saves on 11 shots faced.

QUOTE – “We were disappointed with the result but credit to Boise State, they are a good team. I was very proud of our players and felt like they did a great job of sticking to the game plan and battling hard for 90 minutes.” – UNLV head coach Chris Shaw

NEXT UP: The Rebels will be on the road again next weekend for a pair of games, beginning with Friday’s 7 pm contest at San Diego State. That will be followed by a Sunday, Oct. 6 game at New Mexico with a 12 pm (MT) start.