First Round: Arizona State (L, 0-4)
SCHOOL/RECORD: UNLV (20-8) - #44
CONFERENCE: Mountain West
HEAD COACH/RECORD: Kevin Cory (162-79)
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 8
BEST NCAA FINISH: Second Round, 1998
2009 TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Lady Rebels went undefeated during conference play for the first time in school history to win the Mountain West regular-season championship at 8-0.
PLAYER/COACH HIGHLIGHTS: Top player Kristina Nedeltcheva became the first player – men’s or women’s – in UNLV history to earn conference Player of the Week honors five times in one season. With another season to go, the junior already ranks third in school history in doubles victories and top the chart for career doubles winning percentage.