April 19,2007–UNLV opens postseason play and will be attempting to win its fourth-straight title as the Mountain West Conference Championships began April 19 in St. George, Utah. The Rebels have won the last three league titles and are attempting to become the second team in MWC history to win four league crowns in a row. New Mexico accomplished the feat from 2000-03 before the Lobos were knocked off the top spot by the Rebels in 2004. UNLV and New Mexico are the only two teams in the history of the MWC to win the league championship. UNLV is off to a rough start and stood in 5th place after the first round.
Medalist honors will also be up for grabs and at the past three tournaments, three different Rebels have earned the individual title. UNLV has had the most individuals win medalist honors, followed by New Mexico with two and Colorado State and Wyoming with one each.
THE FIELDColorado State, New Mexico, San Diego State, UNLV, TCU and Wyoming.
This years championship will be held at Entrada at Snow Canyon, a par-71, 6,210-yard course. It will be the second straight year that this course has played host to the MWC Championships and the third time the tournament has been in St. George, Utah.
THE REBEL LINEUP
Seema Sadekar, SR
Natasha Krishna, FR
Nicole McGirr, SO
Melissa Mabanta, FR
Kasi Lee, SO
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Report from Assistant UNLV Sports Information Director Bryan Haines.