Rebels No. 8 In Season's First Golfstat Rankings

Sept. 27, 2012

LAS VEGAS ( - The UNLV men's golf team is eighth in the country in the first Golfstat team rankings of the season, which were released this week.

The Rebels opened the 2012-13 season with a second-place finish at the Gene Miranda Invitational in Colorado Springs, Colo., earlier this month, and then placed third at the prestigious PING/Golfweek Preview Invitational just outside of Atlanta, Ga., on Tuesday.

California is the nation's top-ranked team by Golfstat, followed by SMU, Texas, Florida and Washington. Teams 6-10 are: Georgia, Alabama, UNLV, UCLA and New Mexico. The complete list may be viewed here:

UNLV will be back in action Oct. 8-9 at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational in Dublin, Ohio.