Rebels Return Home, Host Tournament

Feb. 28, 2013

LAS VEGAS ( - The UNLV Rebels return to Las Vegas to host their Eller Media Stadium Classic this weekend March 1-3 (Friday-Sunday). UNLV will welcome Cal State Northridge, DePaul, New Mexico State and Weber State to the Southern Nevada desert for the three-day event.

The Rebels and DePaul already squared off once this season when the Blue Demons came to Las Vegas for the Sportco Kick-Off Classic. DePaul walked away with a 9-0 win on the opening night of action.

UNLV will become familiar with NMSU as the two squads play each other twice in the Classic. WSU is also a foe that the Rebels will see once again, but the second meeting will be separated by eight days. The two will face each other at the LBSU Invitational on March 9.


Friday, March 1
09:00 am	DePaul vs. NMSU
11:15 am	DePaul vs. WSU
01:30 pm	NMSU vs. CSUN
03:45 pm	UNLV vs. WSU
06:00 pm	UNLV vs. CSUN

Saturday, March 2 09:00 am WSU vs. CSUN 11:15 am DePaul vs. CSUN 01:30 pm WSU vs. NMSU 03:45 pm UNLV vs. DePaul 06:00 pm UNLV vs. NMSU

Sunday, March 3 09:00 am DePaul vs. CSUN 11:15 am WSU vs. CSUN 01:30 pm WSU vs. NMSU 03:45 pm UNLV vs. NMSU

Team listed first is in the third-base dugout.
Bolded has been designated as the home team.

ON DECK: The UNLV Rebels head back out on the road for two straight weekends after hosting the Eller Media Stadium Classic. UNLV will venture back to the Golden State both weekends for the Long Beach State Invitational and the San Diego Classic II.

The Rebels will play a total of five games in the greater Long Beach, Calif., area with the first four contested at the 49er Softball Complex (Friday-Saturday) and the final one being played in nearby Lakewood at Mayfair Park (Sunday).

The Scarlet & Gray will square off against UC Santa Barbara, North Dakota State, #RV/23 Virginia Tech, Weber State and #12/10 UCLA.