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From the Court to the Community: Leaders in Athletics and Service

From the Court to the Community: Leaders in Athletics and Service

By Leilani Gastelum

February 12, 2019

  When Title IX was announced in 1972, everything changed for women in sports. Women were finally allowed to be treated as equals to men in both athletics and their educational career. The exact law signed by President Richard Nixon said, “No person in the United States shall, on the bas...

Women’s Basketball: Utes Host L.A. Schools

Women’s Basketball: Utes Host L.A. Schools

By Leilani Gastelum

February 8, 2019

  The Utes are back in Salt Lake City to host both USC and UCLA after taking two devastating losses against Oregon and Oregon State last weekend. Utah is currently 18-3 overall and 7-3 in Pac-12 play. Senior Megan Huff has had 12 double-doubles so far this season, and is tied for 17th nat...

The Humble Heart of Erika Bean

The Humble Heart of Erika Bean

By Leilani Gastelum

February 7, 2019

  This past year, senior point guard Erika Bean has stepped up on the court as a leader on the University of Utah women’s basketball team. “This year it has been really cool to see her step forward leadership-wise,” said head coach Lynne Roberts. “She has always been kind of quiet. T...

Utes Headed to Oregon

Utes Headed to Oregon

By Leilani Gastelum

February 1, 2019

  With only 10 games remaining in the regular season, the University of Utah women’s basketball team is ready to defend their status with a set of games this weekend in the Pacific Northwest against the University of Oregon and Oregon State. After executing a historic win against No. 6...

Women’s Basketball Tops No. 6 Stanford in Historic Weekend

Women’s Basketball Tops No. 6 Stanford in Historic Weekend

By Leilani Gastelum

January 28, 2019

  On a bright Sunday afternoon in Salt Lake City, the University of Utah women's basketball team made program history in the Jon M. Huntsman Center after taking their first ever win against No. 6 Stanford. "I am so proud of our team because we just continue to chip away," said head coach Ly...

Women’s Basketball Takes Second Victory Over CU

Women’s Basketball Takes Second Victory Over CU

By Leilani Gastelum

January 20, 2019

  The University of Utah Women’s Basketball team went up against the Colorado Buffaloes Friday, Jan. 18 at the Huntsman Center. Utah would come out on top for their second victory over the Buffaloes this season, winning 78-59. Throughout the game, Utah held Colorado’s shooting percentage ...

Off to a Strong Start: Women’s Basketball Dominating Early Season

Off to a Strong Start: Women’s Basketball Dominating Early Season

By Leilani Gastelum

January 16, 2019

  While all of the University of Utah's students were back at home with their families and enjoying their winter break, the Utah women's basketball team took the winter break as an opportunity to improve their team without any distractions. Dominating right from the get-go, the Utes are currently 13-1 ov...

Freshman Dre’Una Edwards Steps Up

Freshman Dre’Una Edwards Steps Up

By Leilani Gastelum

January 14, 2019

  This season the Utes introduced freshman wing Dre’Una Edwards. Edwards has had great performances so far this season and has let the Utes know they made the right decision signing her on their team. On Nov. 21, the Utes went against Eastern Washington where Edwards led the team right ...

Utes Take Road Sweep Against Washington State and Washington

Utes Take Road Sweep Against Washington State and Washington

By Leilani Gastelum

January 14, 2019

  This past weekend, the University of Utah Women's Basketball team was on the road to take on the Washington State Cougars and the Washington Huskies. After taking their first loss of the season last weekend against Arizona State University, Utah turned themselves around and took both games in W...

Utah Regroups For Games in Washington This Weekend

Utah Regroups For Games in Washington This Weekend

By Leilani Gastelum

January 11, 2019

  The Utah Women's Basketball Team has undergone a few unexpected changes. After taking their first loss of the season against Arizona State University they lost senior wing Daneesha Provo for the rest of the year due to an ACL injury that occurred during the game. "We are coming off of an interesting weeken...

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