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The Sacrifice of Sport

The Sacrifice of Sport

By Emilee White

December 13, 2017

For most college students, winter break is the time of the year to go home, spend the holidays with family and get a home-cooked meal. That’s not what some student-athletes have on their agenda. Senior Tanaeya Boclair of the University of Utah women’s basketball team said the busiest time of the...

Komen Leaves Small-town Behind to Pursue Her Passion

University of Utah  Girls Volleyball, (Left) Tawnee Luafalemana (20), Adora Anae (14), (right) Berkley Oblad (12) huddle with teammates during BYU matchup at the Hunstman center in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday,Sept.14, 2017

(Photo by Jose Remes/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Emilee White

November 26, 2017

Aside from being an avid watcher of the TV show “Friends,” one thing most people wouldn’t know about freshman Alexa Van Komen of the University of Utah volleyball team is she was born in the state of Texas, but she grew up in a northern California city called El Dorado Hills. Komen describe...

Williams Ready for 1st Season in Utah Uniform

Utah Utes Women's basketball victory over Carroll College at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, November 2, 2017.

(Photo by Cassandra Palor/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Emilee White

November 13, 2017

When freshman Tori Williams, of the University of Utah women’s basketball team, was figuring out what she wanted to major in, becoming an orthopedician was the first thing that popped into her head. Besides her desire to want to help others, she had a personal experience that influenced her decision. ...

Soccer: Utah Ends Season Without Pac-12 Win

Natalie Vukic goes for a shot as the Utah Women's Soccer Team takes on the Arizona Wildcats at Ute Soccer Field in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday,Oct. 19, 2017.

(Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Emilee White

November 11, 2017

It has been a long season for the University of Utah soccer team since the start of its conference season in September and by the end of it, the Utes failed to make it to the postseason after not earning a conference victory. The Utes got off on the right foot as they won their first four preseason ...

Having a Ball While Giving Back

Ella Ballstaedt readies for a corner kick as the Utah Women's Soccer Team takes on the Arizona Wildcats at Ute Soccer Field in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday,Oct. 19, 2017.

(Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Emilee White

November 9, 2017

Growing up in the small town of Midway, Utah, sophomore Ella Ballstaedt of the University of Utah soccer team has always felt blessed. She feels giving back to those who may not have had the same oppor- tunities she had is the least she can do. “I’ve always been raised to serve other ...

Kearl Reflects on Time as Ute

Janie Kearl (5) kicks the ball down the field during the Utah Utes Women's soccer tie game versus University of Southern California at Ute Soccer Field in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

(Photo by Cassandra Palor/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Emilee White

November 5, 2017

A handful of movies have been filmed in the state of Utah. One Disney movie in particular, "High School Musical" was filmed at East High School — the same school that University of Utah soccer player Janie Kearl attended. Although she wasn't there when the movie was filmed, she enjoyed roaming the...

Soccer: Utah Closes Season Against Colorado

Holly Daugirda dribbles past an Arizona Defender as the Utah Women's Soccer Team takes on the Arizona Wildcats at Ute Soccer Field in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday,Oct. 19, 2017.

(Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Emilee White

November 4, 2017

The season will officially come to an end for the University of Utah soccer team on Friday, Nov. 3. Not only will the Utes be competing in their last match of their season, but they will also honor their seniors one final time on the Ute Soccer Field. The Utes head into the match coming off another...

Soccer: In Sickness and In Health

Utah women's soccer freshman Holly Daugirda (12) evades the defense vs San Diego at the Ute Soccer Field on Friday, August 26, 2016

By Emilee White

November 3, 2017

It wasn’t the start to Pac-12 road action that the University of Utah soccer team wanted, but it was a weekend that served as a reminder to the team about the importance of staying healthy and how to do so for the rest of the season. At the end of September and beginning of October, the Utes’ goal...

Soccer: Utah Falls in Final Road Game to Oregon State, 2-1

Natalie Vukic about to shoot as the Utah Women's Soccer Team takes on the Arizona Wildcats at Ute Soccer Field in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday,Oct. 19, 2017.

(Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Emilee White

October 30, 2017

It was a close game for the University of Utah soccer team on Sunday as it it faced the Oregon State Beavers on Sunday in Corvallis on the Paul Lorenz Field at the Patrick Wayne Valley Stadium. The Utes remained on the hunt for a Pac-12 win, and although they were able to tie the game late in the mat...

Soccer: Utah Wraps Up Road Schedule Against Oregon State

University of Utah Women take on Utah state at Utes Soccer Field. University of Utah takes the win in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday,Aug.24, 2017

(Photo by Jose Remes/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Emilee White

October 29, 2017

With only two more matches left to play on its schedule, the University of Utah soccer team is still on the hunt to find its first conference win. The Utes tried to break their losing streak when they faced Oregon this past Thursday, but instead they walked away with a 0-3 loss. Head coach Rich Ma...

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