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Utah Volleyball Starts Pac-12 Play Strong

Utah Volleyball Starts Pac-12 Play Strong

By Mallory Arnold

September 29, 2019

Utah Utes volleyball began Pac-12 play this week by first taking on the Colorado Buffs at home, and then traveling to Oregon to take on the Ducks. On Wednesday, Sept. 25 the Utes started out strong at home against the Buffs and won in three straight sets.  In the first set the Utes went on a seven...

No. 18 Utah Volleyball Begins Pac-12 Play

No. 18 Utah Volleyball Begins Pac-12 Play

By Mallory Arnold

September 24, 2019

The No. 18 University of Utah volleyball team will begin Pac-12 conference play this week after going 8-3 in non-conference. After a tough loss last week at home to in-state rival, No. 9 BYU, Utah will be back home in the Jon M. Huntsman Center against the University of Colorado. The match will begin o...

From Manager to Player: How Sarah Stephens Made It To the Volleyball Court

From Manager to Player: How Sarah Stephens Made It To the Volleyball Court

By Mallory Arnold

September 22, 2019

Sarah Stephens came to the University of Utah as a freshman in 2018 with hopes of joining the volleyball team, but things didn't quite work out as she planned. In the end, she found success, and this season she has helped the defense build a winning record in a season that started with seven straigh...

Utah Volleyball Looks to Down Cougars in Rivalry Matchup

Utah Volleyball Looks to Down Cougars in Rivalry Matchup

By Brayden Ramsay

September 18, 2019

  The No. 18 University of Utah Volleyball team will be back at the Huntsman Center on Thursday night to take on No. 13 BYU Cougars. Utah is looking to beat their rivals after losing their last two matches in the Pepperdine Asics Classic. After knocking off No. 7 Kentucky and No. 23 Cal P...

No. 19 Utes Make it Seven Straight to Begin the Season, Sweeping Wolverine Classic

No. 19 Utes Make it Seven Straight to Begin the Season, Sweeping Wolverine Classic

By Adam Cochran

September 7, 2019

  The University of Utah volleyball team continued their perfect start to the season by sweeping the Wolverine Classic in Orem, this weekend. The team competed in three games and swept all three teams they faced in three sets. The Utes started the tournament beating UC Davis on Friday in three...

Volleyball Heads to Orem for Wolverine Classic

Volleyball Heads to Orem for Wolverine Classic

By Mallory Arnold

September 6, 2019

  After an impressive weekend at home with three wins and a win against Utah State on Tuesday, Utah volleyball looks to keep their win streak up as they head into the Wolverine classic.  Last week, the team took on Saint Mary’s on Friday, August 30 and won in three straight sets, later that night they upset #7 Kentucky by tak...

Volleyball Starts 2019 Season With Three Wins

Volleyball Starts 2019 Season With Three Wins

By Mallory Arnold and Casey Overfield

August 31, 2019

  The University of Utah volleyball team started off the season on a high note, taking wins against all three teams that they hosted in the Utah Classic tournament. The all-weekend tournament held at the Huntsman Center included Utah, Saint Mary’s, Cal Poly and #7 Kentucky.  The Utes...

Volleyball: No. 13 Ranked Utah Downed by No. 2 Texas, 3-2

Volleyball: No. 13 Ranked Utah Downed by No. 2 Texas, 3-2

By Carra McManamon

December 12, 2017

Their season came to an end on Friday night as the No. 13 ranked University of Utah volleyball team (24-10, 13-7 Pac-12) lost a five set match to the No. 2 ranked Texas Longhorns in the NCAA Regional semifinal round. Utah was able to force the Longhorn’s to have to play five sets. It was something...

Volleyball: Slow and Steady Wins the Match

Volleyball: Slow and Steady Wins the Match

By Carra McManamon

December 8, 2017

In her 28th season with the University of Utah volleyball team, head coach Beth Launiere, who was 26 years old when she took over the program, has taken a one-win team in 1989 and helped turn things around. On Friday, Dec. 8, Utah will make its first Sweet Sixteen appearance since 2008. “Its...

Volleyball: Utes Set to Face Texas Longhorns in Sweet 16

Volleyball: Utes Set to Face Texas Longhorns in Sweet 16

By Carra McManamon

December 8, 2017

Over the course of its season, the University of Utah volleyball team has battled through adversity, but a match against the Texas Longhorns might be the teams toughest task yet. The Longhorns come into Sweet Sixteen play with only two losses on their year, plus they're on a 20-match win streak. Those...

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