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Skipping Spring Break for Softball

Skipping Spring Break for Softball

By Casey Overfield

March 19, 2018

Being a college athlete can be a full-time job, which means student-athletes don’t always get to enjoy the same breaks as their peers do. In the case of the University of Utah softball team, the start of the Pac-12 season overlaps with spring break. The softball team still makes the best of their...

Softball: Utah Changes Mentality for Pac-12 Play

Softball: Utah Changes Mentality for Pac-12 Play

By Casey Overfield

March 15, 2018

In its 2018 Pac-12 opener, the University of Utah softball team is heading to Tucson, Arizona, to play three games against the No. 9 University of Arizona. Utah is riding a seven-game winning streak and is ready to take that momentum into play this weekend. “I’m just excited to be back in that typ...

Softball: Freshmen Shine Bright on the Diamond

Softball: Freshmen Shine Bright on the Diamond

By Casey Overfield

March 15, 2018

The University of Utah softball team has welcomed a number of new faces to its lineup. The bulk of incoming players are not only new to the team, but are also new to the U where seven freshmen have joined the collegiate ranks. Coming from across the nation, these players bring a background of depth...

Softball: A Look into the Pac-12 Barrera Family

Softball: A Look into the Pac-12 Barrera Family

By Casey Overfield

March 14, 2018

Playing sports in the Pac-12 is a huge accomplishment for any athlete, as it takes a lot of hard work and perseverance to reach that level. Sophomore Alyssa Barrera on the University of Utah softball team made it. But Barrera is not the only Pac-12 athlete in her family. Barrera has two younger brothers, Diego and ...

Softball: Utes Go 5-0 in Maryland Invitational Tournament

Softball: Utes Go 5-0 in Maryland Invitational Tournament

By Casey Overfield

March 12, 2018

In its final preseason tournament before Pac-12 play, the University of Utah softball team traveled to Maryland for the Maryland Invitational Tournament.   The Utes had a successful weekend winning all five of their games over three days against four different teams. The team only gave up six run...

Mirroring Her Sister’s College Career

Mirroring Her Sister’s College Career

By Casey Overfield

March 10, 2018

Siblings can influence each other and the decisions they each make. As for Ally Dickman, a junior on the University of Utah softball team, she is following in her older sister’s footsteps. Dickman’s sister, Kate Dickman, who is four years older, graduated from the U the year before Ally became...

Softball: Utes Travel to Final Preseason Tournament

Softball: Utes Travel to Final Preseason Tournament

By Casey Overfield

March 8, 2018

For its final preseason tournament, the University of Utah softball team packed its bags to travel across the country to compete in the Maryland Invitational in College Park, Maryland.   This tournament is hosted by the University of Maryland and will feature games against the host school, Miami (Ohi...

Softball: Utes Go 3-2 in Texas A&M Tournament

Softball: Utes Go 3-2 in Texas A&M Tournament

By Casey Overfield

March 6, 2018

After a weekend off, the University of Utah softball team traveled to College Station, Texas, to play in the Texas A&M Tournament. The team played five games against three different teams over three days. The Utes faced off against Texas A&M, Texas State and Louisiana Tech. Overall, the te...

Ryley Ball: Falling in Love with Utah and the Game

Ryley Ball: Falling in Love with Utah and the Game

By Casey Overfield

March 2, 2018

Staying in state to play softball for the University of Utah was never the plan for sophomore Ryley Ball. Now, Ball has found a home in the program at the U, and can’t picture herself anywhere else.   Ball, a native of Hooper, Utah, grew up as an athlete playing both basketball and softball, and ...

Softball: Utes Travel to Texas for Texas A&M Tournament

Softball: Utes Travel to Texas for Texas A&M Tournament

By Casey Overfield

March 2, 2018

Midway through its preseason play, the University of Utah softball team is traveling to College Station, Texas, to play in the Texas A&M tournament at the Aggie Softball Complex. The team will play five games over the course of three days.   After a successful weekend in California at the Mary Nutt...

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