Rebels Lose Heartbreaker To Aztecs

March 24, 2013

Final Stats

SAN DIEGO, Calif. ( --  UNLV baseball (17-7, 2-4) lost a heart breaker in the series finale against San Diego State (12-12, 4-2) on Sunday, as the Aztecs rallied for a 5-4 win over the Rebels.

UNLV held a 4-3 lead heading into the bottom of the ninth, but SDSU rallied, scoring two in the final frame. The Aztecs won in walk-off fashion when Jake Romanski was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded.

UNLV took a 1-0 lead in the third inning, but SDSU battled back and led 2-1 after the fourth. The Rebels used a three-run sixth to take a 4-2 lead. The Aztecs scored one in the bottom of the seventh before their ninth inning rally.

UNLV's Brady Zuniga (1-1) took the loss after coming in for relief in the seventh inning. He pitched 2.0 innings and allowed two runs on one hit while walking three.

From the plate UNLV was led by freshmen Joey Armstrong and Collin Yelich, as they both finished 2-for-4. Yelich also led the team with two RBI on the day.  

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