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Kuzma Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

Kuzma Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

By Brittni Meservy

June 22, 2017

Via a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, the Los Angeles Lakers selected former University of Utah forward Kyle Kuzma in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday evening with the No. 27 pick. This marks the first time since 1998 to 2000 that Utah has had a player taken in three straight seasons. Michael...

Utah Men’s Lacrosse to Join NCAA as 1st Pac-12 Team

Utah Men’s Lacrosse to Join NCAA as 1st Pac-12 Team

By Brittni Meservy

June 16, 2017

It was announced Friday that the University of Utah men’s club lacrosse team will be named an NCAA sport starting in the 2018-19 year. Approving the decision was the University of Utah Board of Trustees. A brand new NCAA sport has not been added to the college since women’s soccer in 1995. “A...

Updated: Four Utes Selected in 2017 MLB Draft

Updated: Four Utes Selected in 2017 MLB Draft

By Brittni Meservy

June 13, 2017

On day two of the 2017 MLB Draft, University of Utah baseball pitchers Riley Ottesen and Jayson Rose along with third baseman Dallas Carroll were drafted. Ottesen was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fifth round with the 160th overall pick. The Milwaukee Brewers selected Rose in the eighth...

A Bittersweet Goodbye

A Bittersweet Goodbye

By Brittni Meservy

June 6, 2017

In the first inning of game one of the 2014-15 season, a nervous new face for the University of Utah baseball team took the field. Freshman Hunter Simmons was tense, but not just because he was playing on a big stage. It was what happened moments before that sent a rush of emotions flooding through his...

Batboy Finds Solace from Disease on the Diamond

Batboy Finds Solace from Disease on the Diamond

By Brittni Meservy

June 2, 2017

Decked out in Utah baseball gear from his Utah hat – that was signed by every member of the team, including coaches and athletic trainers – to his No. 4 jersey that was presented to him by the Utes last fall, batboy Graden Miller was beaming from head to toe before Utah’s final game of the year....

Baseball: All-Pac-12 Honors Earned by Six Utes

Baseball: All-Pac-12 Honors Earned by Six Utes

By Brittni Meservy

June 2, 2017

It was announced yesterday that center fielder DaShawn Keirsey Jr., pitcher Jayson Rose and third baseman Dallas Carroll were selected by the league’s coaches to the All-Pac-12 team for the second-straight season. Keirsey Jr. who was injured in the final game of the season finished his year with...

Not Desired End Result, But Not Throw Away Season

Not Desired End Result, But Not Throw Away Season

By Brittni Meservy

May 31, 2017

Another season has come and gone for the University of Utah baseball team who wrapped up its season this past weekend. The Utes were unable to get an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament, thus ending their year with a 27-24 overall record and 15-15 in the Pac-12. Utah finished fifth in the conference,...

Baseball: Utes Sweep ASU, Keirsey Jr. Leaves in Ambulance

Baseball: Utes Sweep ASU, Keirsey Jr. Leaves in Ambulance

By Brittni Meservy

May 29, 2017

It was an action packed weekend as the University of Utah baseball team (27-24 overall, 15-15 Pac-12) completed a series sweep at home against Arizona State (23-32, 8-22 Pac-12). Utah opened the series with a 2-0 victory before clinching the series win on senior day, 7-4. To close the regular season...

Baseball: Utes Wrap Up Regular Season Against Arizona State

Baseball: Utes Wrap Up Regular Season Against Arizona State

By Brittni Meservy

May 26, 2017

The regular season will come to an end this weekend for the University of Utah baseball team (24-24, 12-15 Pac-12) who will host Arizona State (23-29, 8-19 Pac-12). The action on the diamond begins on Friday and concludes Sunday with all three games beginning at 11:30 am MT. The Sun Devils come into...

Baseball: Thin Hopes for Postseason

Baseball: Thin Hopes for Postseason

By Brittni Meservy

May 24, 2017

A total of 48 games have been played, including nine Pac-12 series, five midweek contests, and now this weekend is the final opportunity the University of Utah baseball team has to play for the postseason. Utah owns a 24-24 overall record, and stands at 12-15 in conference action, with an RPI of 71....

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