Author: Ty Bianucci

Men’s soccer: Last-minute goal sinks Wolverines 2-1

Photo by Maricel Evangelist The UVU men’s soccer team lost to the University of Incarnate Word 2-1 Friday night in San Antonio when the Cardinals’ Darius Feldman scored a goal in the closing seconds of the match Feldman entered the game as a sub at minute number 70 and played the final 20 minutes of the match, scoring the game-winning goal with just seven seconds remaining in the match. This marks the seventh loss of the season for the Wolverines. UVU has not won a match since it beat San Diego State 1-0 Sept. 10. To make matters worse,...

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Men’s soccer looks forward to conference play to right ship

Photo by Maricel Evangelista The once-No. 14 ranked UVU men’s soccer team opened the season with a 1-0 win over Akron in the familiar confines of Clyde Field Aug. 25. Since then, the Wolverines have hardly found the pitch friendly, losing three straight matches at home. The inability to win close games at home is a new problem for UVU. The team won every regular season game in Orem during the 2016 season. “It’s foreign to us to have the record that we do at home this season,” senior midfielder Connor Salmon said. “Soccer is tricky, and it can...

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Men’s soccer: Leme scores early, proves to be game-winner

Photo by Mykah Heaton Gui Leme scored in minute number 10 and it proved to be the game winner as UVU beat San Diego State 1-0 on the road Sunday night. The match was close throughout, but the Wolverines edged the Aztecs in shots with eight to SDSU’s seven. UVU also had one more save with three. The real difference came in the foul category as the Aztecs racked up 21 fouls to the Wolverines’ 12. Blake Frischknecht and Blake Leonetti each received yellow cards in the game coming in minute 56 and 44, respectively. Greg Maas’ team improves...

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UVU athletes adjust to life without Valley View Cafeteria

Illustration by Tyler Carpenter Student-athletes were a fixture in UVU’s Valley View Cafeteria right up until the space closed last spring to usher in three fast-food restaurants in its stead. The restaurants, Panda Express, Chick-fil-A and Farr’s Express, were expected to be ready for business in time for the start of fall semester but their opening has since been delayed. Jared Sumsion, senior associate athletic director, said there are adjustments for the athletic department to make since the closure of the cafeteria. In the past, student-athletes received a certain number of meals from the cafeteria per week which were...

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Men’s Soccer: Leme looks for breakout season

Photo by Jesse Sanchez UVU men’s soccer head coach Greg Maas has high expectations for Gui Leme heading into his second year with the program. The Wolverines will need all the help they can get as they get set to face their toughest schedule in school history and open the season with unprecedented expectations and a No. 16 national ranking. Maas said Leme has an “attacking fortitude that is, honestly, unmatched.” If he has the year he is capable of, Maas expects Leme to be a contender to earn All-WAC honors for offensive players in a breakout season. A...

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