The Los Angeles D-fenders couldn’t quite pull off any defense against Andre Ingram in the McKay Center last week. Ingram put 55 percent of his shots in the basket and contributed 17 points in the second half alone. Flash head coach Brad Jones said, “Andre has had some ups and downs this season, but he has always been a terrific shooter.
“We eat Jam for breakfast,” is what a sign in the crowd displayed as the Utah Flash kicked off their home opener last week, but apparently it was not on the menu as the Bakersfield Jam beat the Flash in overtime 102-100. It was the first time the two have met since back in April when the Flash dominated on their home court.
It’s kickoff time, or at least time for the UVU wrestling team to strap up and hit the mat for the season to begin. The young Wolverine wrestling team will face off unranked against some of the toughest teams in the league. Their first match is against the nationally second-ranked Iowa State this Thursday, a match that will be played out on Iowa territory.
UVU Rugby dominates the field against Oregon State winning by 34 points, and the team is only getting better. “Our team just gets better every semester of play,” said second year head coach Gary Brown. And it has shown as the returning second place winners of last year’s division II team returns for another year of excellent rugby.
It was a long fought battle that ended in a five-set win for the Wolverines as they remained unbeaten at home this season. Things were looking up for the girls in the first game as they had a decent lead and won 25-20. The nail biting began in the second when Weber took the two-point win 26-24.
For the first time this season the women’s volleyball team experienced home court advantage and the crowd was certainly a boost. “We have had some tough losses, so it was exciting to come home and do what we know how to,” sophomore Kayli Broadbent said. The team put forth the best offensive attack of the season.
Raptors claim first round pick of playoffs with a defeat over the Owlz, 5-3 Tuesday night.
Owlz continue to fight for a playoff position and are showing no sign of slowing their pace.