Baseball Visits UNLV In Season Finale

May 17, 2017

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SAN JOSE, Calif. – San José State concludes its 2017 season on the road against the UNLV Rebels in a three game conference series which starts on Thursday, May 18.

With two wins against the Rebels this weekend, the Spartans could vault ahead of UNLV and finish sixth in the Mountain West conference standings.

With three wins against the Rebels coupled with three loses by Nevada which plays Mountain West leader New Mexico this weekend, the Spartans could potentially finish fifth in the conference.

The Spartans are coming off a 11 day stretch in which it played nine games going 2-7 including a win at home in the last game.  The win clinched a record of better than .500 (13-11-1) at home for the first time since the 2011 season. 

SJSU Games 53 – 55 vs UNLV Rebels (19-34, 9-18 MW)

Thursday, May 18 at 6:05 p.m. PT (Earl E. Wilson Stadium, Las Vegas, Nev.)

Friday, May 19 at 6:05 p.m. PT (Earl E. Wilson Stadium, Las Vegas, Nev.)

Saturday, May 20 at 2:05 p.m. PT (Earl E. Wilson Stadium, Las Vegas, Nev.)

Pitching Matchups:


SJSU RHP Matt Brown (4-6, 6.06 ERA)


UNLV RHP Alan Strong (5-5, 6.61 ERA)



SJSU RHP Jake Swiech (1-4, 5.37 ERA)


UNLV LHP Garrett Poole (2-7, 6.35 ERA)



SJSU RHP Joseph Balfour (0-4, 6.87 ERA)


UNLV RHP Paul Richy (4-3, 5.57 ERA)


All-Time Series vs UNLV:  UNLV leads 39-25


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Radio:               None


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Schedule Change:    Game time for the Friday, May 12, 2017 matchup versus the University of San Francisco has change from 3:00 p.m. PT to 1:00 p.m. PT. 


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