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Utes Protect their Home Fields

Utes Protect their Home Fields

By Leif Thulin

October 18, 2018

All schools prefer to play at home, and the Utes are no exception. The University of Utah features unique advantages when playing at home, such as being accustomed to the state's altitude. With an ominous elevation of 4,637 feet, the Utes have prepared themselves for the additional problems that the...

Volleyball Goes 0-2 in Home Weekend

Volleyball Goes 0-2 in Home Weekend

By Leilani Gastelum

October 10, 2018

  This past weekend, the University of Utah volleyball team hosted two Pac-12 matches up against No. 2 Stanford Friday night and University of California, Berkeley Sunday afternoon. The Utes fell 3-1 against No. 2 Stanford. They started off strong in the first set, with points going back and f...

Dani Drews Leads the Charge in Utah Volleyball

Dani Drews Leads the Charge in Utah Volleyball

By Leilani Gastelum

October 6, 2018

When Dani Drews isn’t walking her two dogs, watching Game of Thrones or hanging out with her husband, you can find her on the volleyball courts of the Huntsman Center working on her game to become the best player and teammate she can be. Outside hitter Drews is willing to put in whatever it takes to...

Volleyball Returns Home to Play Stanford and Cal

Volleyball Returns Home to Play Stanford and Cal

By Leilani Gastelum

October 5, 2018

  The University of Utah Volleyball team is back in Salt Lake City this weekend to face on No. 2 Stanford on Friday Oct. 5 at 6 p.m and Cal on Sunday Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. Utah’s last match against No. 13 Washington was their first Pac-12 victory so far this season. Stanford is ranked No. 2 ...

No. 25 Utah Takes First Pac-12 Win in Weekend Bout

No. 25 Utah Takes First Pac-12 Win in Weekend Bout

By Leilani Gastelum

October 3, 2018

Utah Volleyball went 1-1 this past weekend against Washington State Friday night and the University of Washington on Sunday afternoon. The Utes dropped the first and second sets, but came back hard in the third and fourth sets, taking WSU by 25-17. The fifth set was back and forth almost the entir...

Sports Wouldn’t Be the Same Without International Players

Sports Wouldn’t Be the Same Without International Players

By Zach Janis

September 27, 2018

It is impossible to talk about the greatest athletes of all time without mentioning those who come from outside U.S. borders. As we celebrate the culture of international presence that makes up rosters and lineups across the nation, it’s imperative to look at the international representation without...

Volleyball: Utes Headed to Washington

Volleyball: Utes Headed to Washington

By Leilani Gastelum

September 27, 2018

Utah volleyball is headed to Washington this weekend to take on No. 22 Washington State on Friday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m MT. and the No. 13 Washington Huskies on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. MT. When Pac-12 play began, the Utes emphasized the importance of working on their defensive effort. Two matches into ...

Utes Drop Match 3-1 Against UCLA

Utes Drop Match 3-1 Against UCLA

By Leilani Gastelum

September 24, 2018

This past Friday night, fans lined up in front of the Huntsman Center eager to see the volleyball team face off against the Bruins of UCLA. The MUSS and other Utah fans totaled 4,068, the second largest crowd of all time. Even with a loss, the Utes put up a good fight for the majority of the match....

Volleyball Begins Pac-12 Play with 3-2 Loss

Volleyball Begins Pac-12 Play with 3-2 Loss

By Leilani Gastelum

September 20, 2018

The Utes opened up Pac-12 play with a loss against Colorado last night, losing in five sets. The Utes started off with the win in the first set as they went on an 8-2 run to close the set. Colorado responded quickly in the second set and took game two, 25-21. The Utes then responded in the third wit...

Volleyball: Utes Close Out Non-Conference Schedule

Volleyball: Utes Close Out Non-Conference Schedule

By Leilani Gastelum

September 16, 2018

This past weekend the Utes went up against two in-state foes in Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University. The Utes went 1-1 on the weekend, bringing them to a current record of 8-3 overall. Utah started off the weekend in Provo on Thursday, September 13th. BYU is currently the number one ...

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