Rebels Move Up To No. 7 In Golfweek Rankings

March 12, 2012

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - After winning its fifth team title of the year at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters on Sunday in Las Vegas, the UNLV men's golf team has climbed into the top 10 in the national rankings. Golfweek has the Rebels ranked No. 7.

The Rebels shot a final-round 5-over-par 293 on Sunday to capture the win in their seventh event of the season. UNLV finished the 54-hole tournament at 8-over 872, winning by one shot over No. 5 California.

The No. 7 national ranking for the Rebels marks their highest Golfweek ranking since being No. 6 in 2007.

Texas is the nation's No. 1 team, followed by Auburn, Alabama, UCLA, Cal, USC and then UNLV. Oregon, Washington and Georgia Tech round out the top 10.

UNLV will be back in action March 16-17 at the National Invitational Tournament in Tucson, Ariz.