Category: Women’s Sports

Volleyball: UVU downs UMKC in first round at WAC tournament

Photo by Sammie Jo Raymond After wrapping up regular season play last weekend, the UVU volleyball team faced off against UMKC in the opening round of the WAC tournament Thursday night in Edinburg, Tex. Despite a first set loss, the third seeded Wolverines rallied to beat the sixth seeded Kangaroos in four sets (24-26, 25-22, 25-20, 25-20). Led by a Lexi Thompson kill, UVU opened the first set with a 3 straight scores to take an early lead before a 4-1 Kangaroo run tied the score at 4-4. Both sides traded points, battling to an 11-11 score, before a...

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Wolverine volleyball team enters WAC tournament as No. 3 seed

Photo by Maricel Evangelista The 2017 regular season came to a close Saturday afternoon for the UVU volleyball team, which closed out its final home stand of the year with a pair of wins over conference foes UMKC and Chicago State. With the victories, the Wolverines finished the year with a 14-15 overall record, including a 9-5 mark in conference play, finding themselves tied for third in the conference standings with Cal State Bakersfield. The tiebreaker goes to UVU by virtue of its win over New Mexico State earlier this season, giving the Wolverines the No. 3 seed for...

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