The Daily Utah Chronicle

Sammy Mora is currently in her fourth year of writing for The Daily Utah Chronicle. This year she will take on a new position as the Sports Editor for the current school year. Before writing here, Sammy was a four year staff member of her high school newspaper The Speaking Eagle where she reached the level of sports editor.

Women’s Basketball: Utah Runs Past UW on Senior Day, 81-46

Emily Potter, Tanaeya Boclair, Tilar Clark and Wendy Anae after their final game against the Lady Huskies from the University of Washington at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018

(Photo by Adam Fondren | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 19, 2018

After a slow start on Sunday afternoon, the University of Utah Women’s basketball team got on track and defeated the Washington Huskies, 81-46. The Utes ended their regular season action at home with a win on Senior Day. Tori Williams lead the Utes after going 11-of-13 from the field for a ca...

Track and Field: Utes Thrive in Husky Classic

Track and Field: Utes Thrive in Husky Classic

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 15, 2018

This past weekend, the University of Utah track and field team was in action as it competed in the Husky Classic hosted by the University of Washington. It was a productive weekend for the team where multiple Utes set personal records and three other athletes set top-10 records in the school books. ...

Women’s Tennis: Utes Clinch Courtside Classic

Women's Tennis: Utes Clinch Courtside Classic

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 8, 2018

This past weekend the University of Utah women’s tennis team returned to action as it competed in the Courtside Classic hosted by the University of Minnesota and faced off against both DePaul University and University of Minnesota. Utah defeated the DePaul Blue Demons by a score of 6-1 and the Gold...

Track and Field: Utah Succeeds at Mountain State Games, Ready for Husky Invite

Track and Field: Utah Succeeds at Mountain State Games, Ready for Husky Invite

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 7, 2018

Personal bests were again set by members of the University of Utah track and field team this past weekend. The team competed in the Mountain State Games hosted by Idaho State University. The Utes started the two-day event off on the right foot in the 5,000-meter race. Both Hannah Allred and Jade...

Merrell-Giles Earns Perfect 10 as Red Rocks Defeat UW

MaKenna Merrell-Giles
as Red Rocks take on Washington at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake, UT on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018

(Photo by Adam Fondren | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 4, 2018

The Huntsman Center was packed to capacity on Saturday when the University of Utah gymnastics team defeated the University of Washington,197.700-196.250. The Red Rocks went into the competition rested after having an extra day to work with due to the day of their meet this past weekend. The Red ...

Weidle Uses Nutrition to Her Advantage

Weidle Uses Nutrition to Her Advantage

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 3, 2018

Nutrition and health is a hot topic nowadays. For student-athletes, properly fueling themselves is vital because it plays a role in how they perform. University of Utah track and field member Mesa Weidle is delving into this topic. Weidle is a kinesiology teaching major and she is minoring in nutrition....

Track and Field: Utes Set For Mountain State Games

Track and Field: Utes Set For Mountain State Games

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 3, 2018

On Friday, Feb. 2, the University of Utah track and field team will return to action for a two-day meet as it races in the Mountain State Games. Utah is coming off solid weekend performances in Washington, where several Utes broke personal records and some Utes improved in the school record book.   ...

Track and Field: Utes Have Strong Showing at UW Invitational

Track and Field: Utes Have Strong Showing at UW Invitational

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

February 1, 2018

It was another successful meet for the University of Utah track and field team which competed in the University of Washington Invitational in Seattle this past weekend. The Utes competed in the 3,000 and 800-meter events and the 400-meter dash. Over the span of the two-day competition, several athletes b...

Track and Field: Utah Prepares for UW Invitational

Track and Field: Utah Prepares for UW Invitational

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

January 26, 2018

After a successful meet this past weekend in Idaho, the University of Utah track and field team will hit the road again. The Utes will travel to Seattle, Washington to compete in the University of Washington Invitational beginning on Friday, Jan. 26. Senior Alissa Atisme is coming off her best...

Moreno Makes Her Own Path

Moreno_Trina, Utah Cross Country August 30, 2017 in Salt Lake City, UT. (Photo / Steve C. Wilson / University of Utah)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018

Growing up, University of Utah track and field member Trina Moreno dreamed of going to Iowa State University. Moreno's father, Mike Sr., and both her brothers, Michael and Gabe, wrestled at Iowa State. Mike Sr. was an All-American and Gabe was a two-time All-American. Trina was not recruited by the C...