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UVU falls to Seattle U in WAC title match on PK’s

Utah Valley men’s soccer saw their 2019 season extended by at least one more match on Friday, Nov. 15, against Air Force Academy because of penalty kicks. But had their season come to a close on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 17, against Seattle University due to penalty kicks. The Redhawks then earned the WAC title and an automatic berth into the NCAA tournament.

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UVU advances to WAC title match after thrilling PK shootout against AFA

In penalty kicks, it came down to who was going to miss first after five shots each. Jensen came up with another huge save to give UVU a chance to win the match with just one more goal. The goal-scoring hero ended up being sophomore forward Zahir Vazquez.

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UVU advances to WAC semifinals with 3-0 shutout over UMKC

Riding a three-game winning streak and touting the number two seed in the WAC tournament, Utah Valley men’s soccer took on seventh seeded University of Missouri-Kansas City. The game took place Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado. UVU used the momentum of a first half goal to propel them to […]

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UVU comes up short in WAC title match, lose 2-1 to SU in OT

An 87th minute goal and a 99th minute golden goal by Seattle University ended Utah Valley’s 2019 season and a chance at an NCAA tournament berth. The game took place on Sunday, Nov. 10, at Championship Field in Seattle. UVU hung on to a 1-0 lead for almost 56 minutes before SU tied it late, and eventually sealed it in overtime by a score of 2-1.

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UVU has strong offensive showing in 101-70 win over Ottawa (AZ)

“If you look at the skill set of our players from Trey Woodbury, to JJ Overton, to Isaiah White, obviously our guards Ege, TJ, Brandon, this is a skill set of guys where all four guys can lead the break,” said Madsen. “They can put the ball on the floor, they can make really sound decisions. So I think having so many different players that are versatile really helps us in that regard.”

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UVU scores four unanswered, defeats Air Force 4-1 on senior day

“Well these seven seniors have done an incredible amount for this program, they’ve continued to build on the foundation, you know, kind of set the standard and expectation for our underclassmen,” said UVU head coach Greg Maas. “I couldn’t be more proud of our response today on senior day, traditionally we’ve struggled on this day.”

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UVU advances to WAC title match with 3-1 win over UMKC

Utah Valley women’s soccer was up in the Northwest on Friday night, Nov. 8, for the WAC tournament semifinals. There at Championship Field, UVU took on the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The ‘Roos grabbed an early goal, but it was the Wolverines who then scored three unanswered to win 3-1 and advance to the WAC […]

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UVU soccer’s Blake Frischknecht is more than just an automatic goal-getter

Utah Valley men’s soccer senior forward Blake Frischknecht If you were to tell Blake Frischknecht at the beginning of this season that he would go on a streak of scoring in seven-consecutive games, he probably wouldn’t have believed you. But, he did just that. Sure, the senior forward is known for his goal-scoring, but it’s […]

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WAC Weekly: Winter is Here

Just like the very first WAC Weekly with fall sports, we’ll break down the preseason predictions for both men’s and women’s basketball and take a look at what may happen down the line, as well as UVU wrestling. Though the WAC does not have wrestling in the conference, UVU has boasted one of the best programs in the nation over the last couple of seasons, so the grapplers of UVU will get some well deserved recognition here.

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UVU gets first win in Mark Madsen-era, defeat Westminster 72-55

Junior guard Isaiah White had himself a night of career-highs with 25 points and 13 rebounds, both of which also led the team. This was also White’s first career double-double, and the first Wolverine double-double this season.

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