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Volleyball: No. 18 Utah Sweeps Competition in Utah Volleyball Classic

Volleyball: No. 18 Utah Sweeps Competition in Utah Volleyball Classic

By Carra McManamon

September 11, 2017

Making its home debut after playing back-to-back tournaments on the road, the No. 18 ranked University of Utah Volleyball team (8-1) found success on their home court as they took down all three teams competing in the Utah Volleyball Classic this past weekend. Utah earned its first victory by upsetting...

Volleyball: No. 22 Utah Headed to Hawaii

Dani Barton (1) jumps in an attempt to hit the ball during the Utah Women's Volleyball Red vs. White Scrimmage at the U Hunstman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (Dr. Rishi Deka  | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Carra McManamon

August 31, 2017

The No. 22 ranked University of Utah Volleyball (2-1) team is heading to Hawaii to play in the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Classic for matches on Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Head coach Beth Launiere is looking forward to is her team being able to play in the volleyball arena and the atmosphere...

Volleyball: Utes Finish 2-1 in Bluegrass Battle

Carly Trueman (10) and Phoebe Grace (19) block the ball during the Utah Women's Volleyball Red vs. White Scrimmage at the U Hunstman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (Dr. Rishi Deka  | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Carra McManamon

August 30, 2017

This past weekend, the University of Utah volleyball team was in Lexington, Kentucky competing in the Bluegrass Battle. The Utes went 2-1 on the weekend, as they faced Cincinnati, No. 14 Kentucky and Arkansas State. Utah opened its weekend against the Bearcats on Friday, and outside hitter, Adora...

Volleyball: Utes Open Season with Bluegrass Battle

Tawnee Luafalemana (20) hits the ball during the Utah Women's Volleyball Red vs. White Scrimmage at the U Hunstman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (Dr. Rishi Deka  | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Scott Funk

August 25, 2017

School is back in session, which means it's time for the University of Utah volleyball team to open up its 2017 regular season this weekend with the Bluegrass Battle in Lexington, Kentucky. The Utes will visit Memorial Coliseum to take on Cincinnati at 11 a.m. MT on Friday, Aug. 25 and No. 14 ranked...

Utes unable to hold back Cougars, lose first season match 3-0

Utes unable to hold back Cougars, lose first season match 3-0

September 22, 2014

By sweeping eight of their first 10 opponents, including their most recent sweep of Utah State on Wednesday, the Utes strolled into Provo full of confidence. Utah had dropped three sets in its first 10 games combined, but on Friday night, the Utes dropped three straight sets to rival BYU, losing the...

Volleyball: Utes fall short in second round of NCAA tourney

Volleyball: Utes fall short in second round of NCAA tourney

December 8, 2013

Utah’s magical ride is over. The Utes were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament by second-ranked Penn State Saturday night in University Park, Pa. The Nittany Lions dominated in the sweep and won the contest (25-14, 25-15, 25-11). Utah produced just 25 kills on 103 attempts in the defeat. “We jus...

Volleyball: Utes clinch NCAA Tournament spot

Volleyball: Utes clinch NCAA Tournament spot

December 1, 2013

Hard work pays off. That has been the motto for the Utes all season long, and thanks to early season success and a positive finish, they have officially reached a goal they’ve been eyeing all year. The team found out Sunday night on ESPNU’s Selection Show that it has earned a berth to the NCAA ...

Volleyball: Sutton takes lead, team cleans up serve routine

Volleyball: Sutton takes lead, team cleans up serve routine

October 30, 2013

If for no other reason than unfamiliarity, there are always questions when a freshman is thrust into the spotlight. After starting junior libero Lea Adolph suffered a concussion at Oregon State 13 days ago, freshman Tess Sutton has started in her place. Through three matches in her new role, the Bonsall, C...

Volleyball: Lea Adolph: born to play the game

Volleyball: Lea Adolph: born to play the game

October 10, 2013

Growing up in Waltrop, Germany, Lea Adolph loved horseback riding. Her aunt owned horses, and at seven years old, Adolph was beginning to get into competitive riding. However, she had also started to play volleyball. After about a year of doing both, Adolph had to make a difficult decision: choose bet...

Volleyball: Seniors to thank for success

Volleyball: Seniors to thank for success

October 7, 2013

Utah came out of last weekend with both a win and a loss. They started with a five—set win over Washington State (14-3, 1-3) Friday before being swept by top-ranked Washington (11-1, 3-1) Saturday. The performance helped the Utes (13-3, 2-2) reach No.18 when the national RPI was updated on Monday. Ut...

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