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Nevada Opens WAC Tourney Versus NMSU





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ABOUT NEVADA
No. 24 Nevada is 35-15 on the season entering the Western Athletic Conference Tournament this week in Fresno, Calif. ... The Wolf Pack won the WAC regular season title, along with Fresno State. This is the second straight championship for the Wolf Pack ... Nevada is the No. 2 seed in the WAC Tournament ... Nevada closed out the 2009 Hixson Park schedule with a sweep over Utah State last weekend ... The Pack was 17-1 at home this season and is 38-5 all-time at Hixson Park ... The Wolf Pack is ranked No. 24 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 and is receiving votes in the USA Today/NFCA Top 25 ... The Pack has been ranked or receiving votes each of the 2009 season ... Senior outfielder Brittany Puzey has reached base safely in 29 straight games and in 48 of Nevada’s 50 games this season ... Puzey recorded a school-record 20-game hitting streak earlier this season ... Junior pitcher Katie Holverson is 23-8 and set the school’s single-season record for victories.

ABOUT THIS WEEK
Nevada opens the WAC Tournament on Wednesday, playing against No. 5 seed New Mexico State. The winner will take on the winner of the Hawaii-Louisiana Tech game.
The tournament is a double-elimination format. The other first round game is between San Jose State and Boise State, with the winner of that game facing Fresno State.
All of Nevada’s games will be broadcast live in Northern Nevada on Fox Sports Radio 1450 AM.
All three games will also be available via Live Stats on www.nevadawolfpack.com. Choose the “Multimedia” link on the left side of the page and then click “Live Stats.” An icon will appear near game time of each contest.

WAC TOURNAMENT INFO
The 2009 WAC Tournament will be held at Bulldog Diamond in Fresno, Calif. The tournament begins with first-round play on Wed., May 6 and continues on until the championship game on Sat., May 9.
Tickets can be purchased online via the Fresno State ticket office (www.gobulldogs.com) or via the phone by calling (559) 278-3647. All-Tournament tickets in the lower box are $40, upper reserved tickets are $35 and general admission are $20.  Tickets for students, youth and senior’s are $10 each.
Single day tickets will go on sale to the general public online only, beginning May 2. They will be available by phone and via walk up beginning May 4.
The tournament will also be live-streamed on the Internet for the single subscription price of $14.95. That includes on-demand viewing of every game in the tournament. For more information on the live stream, visit www.WAC.tv


 

 

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