Short Sports Scoops
WOMEN’S SOCCER REGULAR SEASON ENDS IN THRILLER
UNLV didn’t sell out Peter Johann Memorial Field like it wanted, but Jenn Wolfe provided enough dramatics for those who showed up.
One of the Rebels’ seniors scored the game-winning goal with 11 seconds left in the second overtime for 2-1 win over in-state rival Nevada-Reno on Senior Day.
Wolfe, playing her final regular season game with UNLV before the conference tournament, launched the game-winning goal from 35 yards out. The goal was Wolfe’s 10th career game-winner.
The Rebels were looking to pack the game with 2,000 people, but 1,114 showed up to see UNLV clinch the sixth seed in the Mountain West tournament.
UNLV will play Wyoming on Monday in the conference quarterfinals at 4 p.m. and are currently on a three-game winning streak. The Rebels won 3-2 against the Cowgirls the last meeting.
SWIM AND DIVE TEAMS SPLIT HOME OPENERS
The men’s and women’s swim and dive teams began the home portion of their schedule on Friday against Toronto.
The men’s team won by a score of 177-85, while the women fell short of completing the sweep, losing 139-123.
Henrique Machado, David Szele, Dillon Virva and Tom Paco-Pedroni teamed to win the 200-meter relay.
Paco-Pedroni, Samuel Lameynardie, Guilherme Passos and Virva won the 400-medley relay to sweep both relays.
BENNETT STRUGGLING WITH CAVALIERS
Anthony Bennett’s NBA career hasn’t gotten off to a great start.
This year’s No. 1 overall pick out of UNLV has come off the bench in the first three games of his career with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and has scored a total of two points in three games.
He’s shot a combined 0-for-12, and 2-of-4 from the free throw lines. Bennett has averaged four rebounds per game, including six against the Indiana Pacers on Saturday.