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Red Rocks Give Preview of Season at Annual Exhibition Meet

Red Rocks Give Preview of Season at Annual Exhibition Meet

By Carra McManamon

December 18, 2017

Preparation for the 2018 University of Utah gymnastics season started about a week after nationals took place this past year. The Red Rocks made goals, they worked through things and they came back ready to work during the summer. And on Friday night, in front of over 5,000 fans, Utah showcased a little...

California Girls Embrace Utah’s White Christmas

California Girls Embrace Utah’s White Christmas

By Carra McManamon

December 18, 2017

Both libero Brianna Doehrmann and middle blocker Tawnee Luafalemana of the University of Utah volleyball team call the state of California home, so Utah’s cold weather and snow was quite an adjustment. Doehrmann loves the cold weather and the snow’s beauty. Luafalemana, on the other hand, likes it...

Lewis Ready to Embrace Senior Season with Red Rocks

Lewis Ready to Embrace Senior Season with Red Rocks

By Carra McManamon

December 16, 2017

As senior Tiffani Lewis enters her final season with the University of Utah gymnastics team, she feels that there is something special about this year, but she can’t put her finger on exactly what it is. Lewis, who is an All-American Gymnast on the vault, is looking forward to the new season and continuing...

Volleyball: No. 13 Ranked Utah Downed by No. 2 Texas, 3-2

Volleyball: No. 13 Ranked Utah Downed by No. 2 Texas, 3-2

By Carra McManamon

December 12, 2017

Their season came to an end on Friday night as the No. 13 ranked University of Utah volleyball team (24-10, 13-7 Pac-12) lost a five set match to the No. 2 ranked Texas Longhorns in the NCAA Regional semifinal round. Utah was able to force the Longhorn’s to have to play five sets. It was something...

Volleyball: Slow and Steady Wins the Match

Volleyball: Slow and Steady Wins the Match

By Carra McManamon

December 8, 2017

In her 28th season with the University of Utah volleyball team, head coach Beth Launiere, who was 26 years old when she took over the program, has taken a one-win team in 1989 and helped turn things around. On Friday, Dec. 8, Utah will make its first Sweet Sixteen appearance since 2008. “Its...

Volleyball: Utes Set to Face Texas Longhorns in Sweet 16

Volleyball: Utes Set to Face Texas Longhorns in Sweet 16

By Carra McManamon

December 8, 2017

Over the course of its season, the University of Utah volleyball team has battled through adversity, but a match against the Texas Longhorns might be the teams toughest task yet. The Longhorns come into Sweet Sixteen play with only two losses on their year, plus they're on a 20-match win streak. Those...

Volleyball: Utah Headed to Sweet 16 After Defeating No. 16 Purdue, 3-1

Volleyball: Utah Headed to Sweet 16 After Defeating No. 16 Purdue, 3-1

By Carra McManamon

December 2, 2017

When the University of Utah volleyball team called a timeout down 22-18 during set four against Purdue, Adora Anae screamed out to her teammates that they were still going dancing as they ran back on the court. During that timeout and all week long, they talked about having a certain state of mind. “We...

Volleyball: Utah Sweeps Cleveland State in 1st Round of NCAA Tournament

Volleyball: Utah Sweeps Cleveland State in 1st Round of NCAA Tournament

By Carra McManamon

December 1, 2017

In her final season as a collegiate athlete, University of Utah outside hitter Adora Anae is on a mission to make her team's NCAA tournament run as memorable as possible, and so far, she's helping to do that. Utah defeated Cleveland State on Thursday by a score of 3-0 to advance to the second round....

Volleyball: Utah Earns No. 11 Seed, Will host 1st and 2nd Rounds of NCAA Tournament

Volleyball: Utah Earns No. 11 Seed, Will host 1st and 2nd Rounds of NCAA Tournament

By Carra McManamon

November 27, 2017

Goal setting is something the University of Utah volleyball team has talked about a lot this season and soon they get to check hosting rounds one and two of the NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship off their list. Utah found out Sunday night that they are the No. 11 overall seed, and that...

Gauta Hits High Notes

Gauta Hits High Notes

By Carra McManamon

November 21, 2017

To some people, Lauga Gauta is known just as a University of Utah volleyball player. To her teammates and coaches, she is known as LG. For Gauta herself, she is the choir director of a team that loves to sing. Her passion for singing, which she shares with her teammates, started with her family and nine...

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