Rebels Host Nike Invitational This Weekend
The UNLV women's soccer team hosts its second straight tournament this weekend, the Nike Invitational, on Friday and Sunday at Peter Johann Memorial Field. Both days are also part of a tripleheader with the UNLV men's team, who plays at 1 pm on Friday and 4:30 pm on Sunday. The Nike Invitational begins with Indiana State against Montana on Friday at 4:30 pm, followed by UNLV against Sacramento State at 7 pm. Sunday will see Sac State and Indiana State play at 10:30 am, while UNLV and Montana will tipoff at 1 pm.
All About The Rebels
UNLV (3-2-1), coming off back-to-back double-overtime wins in the Rebel Classic this past weekend, is 3-1 at home this season. Junior Jenn Wolfe leads UNLV with a Mountain West tying-high four goals for eight points, while senior Macy Jo Harrison is second in the league with four assists. Junior Kylie Wassell meanwhile has two shutouts this season in the net.
Scouting Sacramento State
The Hornets (1-2-1) won their first game of the year, at Nevada, Reno, but have still played UC Davis to a tie and then suffered two straight 4-1 losses in its last two games. Elece McBride paces the team with two goals this year.
The Griz are 3-3 on the season, and that includes three games against Mountain West members, wins at Boise State and Wyoming, and a loss at Air Force. Erin Craig is the team's leading scorer with three goals for six points.
Next Time Out
UNLV will play in a fourth straight tournament, this time at the High Altitude Tournament, hosted by Northern Arizona in Flagstaff. The Rebels will take on San Jose State on Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 pm, followed by a Sunday, Sept. 16 contest against Florida Gulf Coast at 10 am.