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Life After Softball

Life After Softball

By Casey Overfield

February 25, 2018

The life of a student-athlete can get overwhelming while balancing practices, games, schoolwork and other daily responsibilities. Miranda Viramontes, pitcher for the University of Utah women’s softball team, has experienced such challenges firsthand. As she enters her fourth and final year as a Ute,...

Softball: Utah Goes 4-2 at Mary Nutter Classic

Softball: Utah Goes 4-2 at Mary Nutter Classic

By Casey Overfield

February 25, 2018

This past weekend, the University of Utah softball team competed in the Mary Nutter Classic in Cathedral City, California. The Utes took on Syracuse, Arkansas, Cal Poly SLO, Fordham, Loyola Marymount and UC Santa Barbara in their six-game series. After splitting Saturday's contest with one victory and one loss...

Castaneda Takes on Leadership Role

Castaneda Takes on Leadership Role

By Casey Overfield

February 21, 2018

For some softball players when they begin playing on the college field, the game seems to be more sped up than compared to high school or travel ball. For sophomore BreOnna Castaneda of the University of Utah softball team, it was a struggle for her to get caught up to speed once she started playing ...

Softball: Utah Set for Mary Nutter Classic

Softball: Utah Set for Mary Nutter Classic

By Casey Overfield

February 17, 2018

In its second weekend of preseason play, the University of Utah softball team will travel to Cathedral City, California, to compete in the Mary Nutter Classic. The tournament runs from Feb. 17-19, and it will feature 16 teams. Utah will face Syracuse and Arkansas on Saturday, Cal Poly and Fordham on S...

Atisme Doesn’t Let Color Define Her

Atisme Doesn’t Let Color Define Her

By Casey Overfield

February 15, 2018

Racial steoreotypes are all too prevalent in the sports world. Alissa Atisme, a senior on the University of Utah track and field team who is black, is aware of this. The Utah native was raised just off of Hill Air Force base, an area of the state with high diversity levels. This was largely due to...

Peterson Takes Love For Softball to Higher Heights

Peterson Takes Love For Softball to Higher Heights

By Casey Overfield

February 15, 2018

Playing college sports is an accomplishment, but playing for a national team is also a feat, especially if it's for the country that one's parent is from. For Aubrey Peterson, a junior on the University of Utah softball team, that was the case. She was a member of the Great Britain National Softball...

Softball: Utah Finishes 2-3 at Kajikawa Classic

Softball: Utah Finishes 2-3 at Kajikawa Classic

By Casey Overfield

February 15, 2018

To open its season, the No. 15 University of Utah softball team traveled to Tempe, Arizona to compete in the Kajikawa Classic. The team concluded the tournament going 2-3. The Utes took on New Mexico, Georgia, Nebraska, Tennessee and Saint Mary’s.    “It was so cool to see everyone finally ...

Utah’s Newest Mascot

Utah’s Newest Mascot

By Casey Overfield

February 13, 2018

Almost anyone who has attended a game in the Huntsman Center has seen the dancer who occupies the front row of The Mighty Utah Student Section, (MUSS), the one who practically lives on the jumbotron. Jake Healey, a sophomore mechanical engineering major, brings excitement to all the University of Utah...

Softball: Utah Opens Season with Kajikawa Classic

Softball: Utah Opens Season with Kajikawa Classic

By Casey Overfield

February 9, 2018

To open its 2018 season, the University of Utah softball team will travel to Tempe, Arizona, to compete in the Kajikawa Classic hosted by Arizona State. The Utes will begin play on Friday, Feb. 9, with the tournament wrapping up on Sunday, Feb. 11. The tournament will include 28 different teams with 76 scheduled...

The Team Behind the Team: Meet the Lady Utes’ Daily Opponents

The Team Behind the Team: Meet the Lady Utes’ Daily Opponents

By Casey Overfield

February 8, 2018

The forward progression of the University of Utah women’s basketball program can largely be credited to the talent of the handpicked players who are on the team. However, there are 10 lesser known people behind the scenes who have contributed to the Utes’ success. Utah recruits male students to...

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