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Women’s Basketball: Utah Set to Face Alabama

Women’s Basketball: Utah Set to Face Alabama

By Casey Overfield

November 13, 2017

Coming off its season opening victory, the University of Utah women's basketball team will hit the road for its first away game matchup. The Utes will travel to Alabama to take on the Crimson Tide on Monday, Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. MT. Freshman Tori Williams is looking to take the court on Monday refres...

Women’s Basketball: Utah Opens Season with 87-61 Win Over Nevada

Women’s Basketball: Utah Opens Season with 87-61 Win Over Nevada

By Casey Overfield

November 11, 2017

After a slow start, the University of Utah women’s basketball team found its rhythm and went on to win its home opener on Friday against Nevada, 87-61. Head Coach Lynne Roberts was pleased with the victory and the way her team shot and moved the ball around the court. She noted that the first hal...

Nothing Hits the Floor

Nothing Hits the Floor

By Casey Overfield

November 8, 2017

With a father who dedicated 30 years of his life to the United States Marines, University of Utah libero Brianna Doehrmann and her three siblings were typically under the guidance of their mother as they moved around a lot. Mark’s service to the country forced him to be in and out of the house and...

Following Family Footsteps at Utah

Following Family Footsteps at Utah

By Casey Overfield

November 5, 2017

Upholding a family legacy can be a daunting task, but for freshman tennis player Jasmine Rich, this is what motivates her to succeed. As the fourth athlete in three generations to attend and play a sport at the University of Utah, Rich is excited to carry on this family tradition.   Rich, who has ...

McOmber Dives into Public School

McOmber Dives into Public School

By Casey Overfield

October 30, 2017

The transition from high school to college can be intimidating because a university is bigger, the students are older and for many, living on their own is a first. Though some people might think these are difficult challenges, for University of Utah freshman swimmer Parker McOmber, the challenges are...

Breaking Norm, Heimuli Begins Utah Career

Breaking Norm, Heimuli Begins Utah Career

By Casey Overfield

October 16, 2017

  With two parents who attended BYU, it came as a surprise to her whole family when tennis player, Leah Heimuli decided to transfer from BYU-Hawaii to the University of Utah. A native of Highland, Utah, Heimuli attended a school that is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day...

Weverink Carries Passion into Final Season

Weverink Carries Passion into Final Season

By Casey Overfield

October 11, 2017

C ollege athletics can be physically demanding and mentally draining. When an athlete gets injured, it can be the result of the toll sports take on a body. Although injuries can threaten to end an athlete’s career, they can also be overcome, and University of Utah tennis player Egbert Weverink is an...

Athleticism Runs in Glasker’s Blood

Athleticism Runs in Glasker’s Blood

By Casey Overfield

October 3, 2017

Not every athlete comes from an athletic family background where children call their parents ìcoach.î For University of Utah volleyball player Torre Glasker, this feeling is all too familiar. With such athletically involved parents, Glasker and her siblings all played sports as kids. Glasker was coached...

Finding Success While Overcoming Hurdles

Finding Success While Overcoming Hurdles

By Casey Overfield

September 22, 2017

Changing schools can be stressful and daunting, but for University of Utah cross country senior Grayson Murphy, who has attended three colleges in the past four years, change is as much a part of her personal identity as running is. As someone who describes herself as not the most outgoing, Murphy...

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