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Volleyball: Utah’s unexpected style of play working

Volleyball: Utah's unexpected style of play working

October 2, 2013

At 6-foot-3, junior right side hitter Alli Spurrier doesn’t just stand tall, she stands out among her teammates. Although she has been held to only one start this season because of a nagging ankle sprain, she turned out to be quite a positive surprise last Sunday against the USC Trojans. Spurrier tallied six kills and three blo...

Volleyball: USC hands Utes first conference loss

Volleyball: USC hands Utes first conference loss

September 29, 2013

The No. 4 USC Trojans came in and handed Utah its first conference loss, sweeping the Utes (22-25, 21-25, 13-25) Sunday. Despite keeping pace in the first and second sets, the Utes lost decisively in the third. However, Utah head coach Beth Launiere kept a positive outlook. “I feel really good about...

Volleyball: Utes ready to take on the Trojans

Volleyball: Utes ready to take on the Trojans

September 26, 2013

The Utah volleyball team isn’t complaining about their inflated win column -— a win is a win, after all. But they are realizing they have to improve their game if they want to compete against top tier Pac-12 teams. Utah (12-1, 1-0) is coming off of a conference opening win over Colorado (8-2, 0-1). It was the t...

Volleyball: Utah sees room for improvement

Volleyball: Utah sees room for improvement

September 25, 2013

Playing in five sets is becoming Utah’s style. In Tuesday’s Pac-12 opener against Colorado at the Huntsman Center, the Utes gave themselves as much of a challenge as their opponent did. After five sets, Utah finally prevailed (25-19, 21-25, 25-18, 24-26, 15-12). Although the Buffaloes’ offense was different from what the Utes ...

Volleyball: Utes no longer ‘new kids’ in conference

Volleyball: Utes no longer 'new kids' in conference

September 23, 2013

The season couldn’t have started off much better for the Utes. They wanted a winning record going into conference play and they got it, as they hold a record of 11-1. Now comes the Pac-12 portion of the schedule, which begins tonight against Colorado at the Huntsman Center. While the Utes achieved their...

Volleyball: Utes regroup for next match

Volleyball: Utes regroup for next match

September 18, 2013

Utah won’t be able to lick its wounds from Tuesday’s five-set loss to BYU for very long. After losing to the Cougars in an emotionally tough match, the Utes left Wednesday afternoon to head down to Las Cruces, N.M. to prepare to face the Aggies of New Mexico State on Thursday night. The match could prove to be ...

Volleyball: Bateman’s energy an asset

Volleyball: Bateman's energy an asset

September 11, 2013

Upon seeing the tattoo of Sweeney Todd on Utah middle blocker Bailey Bateman’s right leg, many ask her why she got it. Even while she’s on the court, she hears comments from fans about it. The reason for getting that tattoo? Because she’s never seen someone do it before. “It makes me laugh,”...

Volleyball: Utes prepare to face tough season

Volleyball: Utes prepare to face tough season

August 27, 2013

It’s time for an anxious Utah volleyball team to hit the hardwood. After finishing the 2012 season 14-19, the group worked hard in the offseason and has kept a thirst to prove that they belong among the elite volleyball programs in the Pac-12. “Expectations are high,” said Morgan Odale, one of ...

Be true to the U: Boo at BYU

By By Paige Fieldsted

November 17, 2008

By Paige FieldstedIn the weeks since Texas Christian University beat Brigham Young University, I have heard countless people and read multiple columns talking about how the Cougars let Utah down as rivals and how it was supposed to be the Utes who ruined their perfect season. I just shake my head at a...

Car stereos stolen from campus

By By Michael McFall, Staff Writer

October 24, 2008

By Michael McFall, Staff WriterCampus police have a string of car stereo thefts reported.Someone has broken into three cars around campus and stolen the stereos. Two cars were targeted in the O-zone Parking Lot Tuesday and another car was robbed at the Health Science Parking Center on Wednesday. Each ste...

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