Category: Basketball

Women’s baksetball: UVU adds Henrie as assistant coach

A vacancy on the coaching staff of the UVU women’s basketball team was filled in late June when head coach Cathy Nixon made the announcement that Aubree Henrie would be the newest addition for the 2017-18 season, joining the program as an assistant coach. “We’re grateful to have Aubree join our Wolverine family,” said Nixon in a statement to “She’s a tremendous person and fantastic coach. Although she has a relatively short time in coaching, she has a broad wealth of experience with her hand in player development, recruiting and team management. Aubree will be a great compliment to our staff and team as well.” Before joining the Wolverines, Henrie’s prior coaching experience included two years in Lewiston, Idaho as an assistant coach for the Lewis-Clark State College Warriors. During her run with the Warriors, the team was highly successful with a 62-9 record, including a 35-2 mark in 2016-17. The Warriors also went on a deep run in the 2017 NAIA National Championships, winning four straight games on their way to the title game, where they ultimately fell 73-66 to Oklahoma City University. Before beginning her coaching career, Henrie played basketball at Seattle Pacific University. She had a successful collegiate career for the Falcons, scoring more than 1,000 points. She was twice named to the All-Great Northwest Athletic Conference team, including once to the first-team. She also...

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UVU’s top 10 moments of the 2016-17 season

Photo by Julie Ostler Softball’s Vansway, Frailey earn All-WAC honors For the third year in a row, senior third baseman Brittney Vansway was named to the All-WAC first team following the 2017 season. Joining her in the postseason conference honors was junior pitcher Lauren Frailey, who was named the WAC pitcher of the year. The awards were a sure sign of progress for a team that nearly doubled its win total from the previous season, going from nine to 16 wins. Women’s basketball makes WAC semifinal This achievement was made more impressive by the fact that it came after...

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