The Daily Utah Chronicle

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...

Women’s Basketball: Utah Falls to Colorado, 69-65

Women’s Basketball: Utah Falls to Colorado, 69-65

By Casey Overfield

February 3, 2018

For most of the game on Thursday night between the University of Utah women’s basketball team and Colorado, Utah led. However, after falling behind late in the third quarter, the Utes were unable to get back on top. They fell to the Buffaloes at the Huntsman Center, 69-65. Utah started the conte...

Women’s Basketball: Utes Win Thrilling Battle at No. 22 ASU, 58-56

Women’s Basketball: Utes Win Thrilling Battle at No. 22 ASU, 58-56

By Casey Overfield

January 21, 2018

In its first of two games in Arizona, the University of Utah women’s basketball team took on the No. 22 Arizona State Sun Devils. The Utes rallied and came from behind for a 58-56 win in a game that went down to the final seconds of the fourth quarter. The Utes have not come away from Tempe with a...

Setting Goals in the Midst of Trials

Setting Goals in the Midst of Trials

By Casey Overfield

January 20, 2018

Ringing in the new year invites people to self-evaluate and reflect on what they accomplished the past year. For senior guard Tilar Clark of the University of Utah women’s basketball team, the beginning of a new year is when she revisits the goals she set for the season. Although the team is in the...

Traditions Unite Utes On, Off Court

Traditions Unite Utes On, Off Court

By Casey Overfield

January 13, 2018

Sports, superstitions and traditions often go hand in hand. For the University of Utah women's basketball team, traditions and rituals at practices and on game days help get the Utes pumped up. One tradition that takes place after practices is a game called "Utes Win." Head coach Lynne Roberts believes...

Freshmen Add Fire to Utah Hoops

Freshmen Add Fire to Utah Hoops

By Casey Overfield

December 7, 2017

Every year, college teams welcome new freshmen to their programs.The University of Utah women’s basketball team received the addition of six Utes who have begun their first year of collegiate play this season. Utah has a strong lineup of returning players, but the U’s game changer has been the powerful...

Women’s Basketball: Utah Takes Down UT Arlington, 71-41

Women’s Basketball: Utah Takes Down UT Arlington, 71-41

By Casey Overfield

November 30, 2017

On Monday night the University of Utah women’s basketball team (5-1) walked away with a 71-41 victory over UT Arlington to give it its fourth consecutive win. Utah started off strong with a bucket by Erika Bean, ten seconds into the first quarter. The Lady Mavericks went scoreless for the firs...

Supporting Despite the Distance

Supporting Despite the Distance

By Casey Overfield

November 29, 2017

The bond that University of Utah women’s basketball player Megan Jacobs has with her siblings is unique: They support each other whether it’s on the NFL stage, the collegiate playing field or even the grounds of a high school. Jacobs, who discovered her love for basketball while watching her older...

Women’s Basketball: Utah Overpowers Weber State in 85-58 Victory

Women’s Basketball: Utah Overpowers Weber State in 85-58 Victory

By Casey Overfield

November 19, 2017

In its third game of its season and second road contest of the year, the University of Utah women’s basketball team (2-1) captured a win against in-state opponent Weber State on Friday night, 85-58. Thanks to a number of key shots by a handful of Utes and a strong team effort, Utah found succes...

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