Mountain West Suspends UNLV Baseball Student-Athlete

Feb. 16, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - UNLV baseball student-athlete Erik Van Meetren was issued a one-game suspension, in accordance with Mountain West Sportsmanship Rule, following his ejection from the UNLV vs. Tennessee game on Friday, February 15.

The ejection was Van Meetren's second within the MW's one-calendar-year statute of limitations. He was prohibited from participating in the first game of UNLV's doubleheader vs. Tennessee on Saturday, February 16 in Las Vegas.

The Mountain West will have no further comment regarding this case. The provisions of the MW Sportsmanship Policy can be found in Rule 4 of the MW Handbook - which can be accessed via the Web site.