Spring sports have been shut down on campus, as well as across the nation, because of COVID-19. But, it’s still worthwhile to reflect upon what defined the seasons of some winter and spring sports. In this week’s column, we will be looking at a record-breaking statistic for men’s basketball, the number of blowout wins by the softball team, and an astronomical earned run average allowed by the baseball team.
Wolverines go 2-2 during road trip to Washington Led by senior pitcher Jesse Schmit with a remarkable shutout performance on Friday, the Utah Valley baseball ….
In this WAC Weekly, we’ll touch on baseball and softball finally springing into action, men’s and women’s basketball prepping for WAC Vegas play, and UVU wrestling heading into the Big 12 wrestling tournament.
An early four-run lead wasn’t enough cushion for the Utah Valley baseball team in the Crosstown Clash. Brigham Young University used five unanswered runs the rest of the way on Tuesday, March 3 for a 5-4 comeback victory in Provo.
The Utah Valley baseball team started off their 2020 season on the wrong foot as they lost four straight games against the Abilene Christian Wildcats in Abilene, Texas last weekend. The series started on Friday, Feb. 14 and went through Sunday, Feb. 16, with a double-header on Saturday.
If one were to peer through the gates of UCCU Ballpark today, they would likely see bulldozers tearing up the outfield grass and molding the underlying soil into 8-foot tall mounds — not what one might expect from a field set to host Wolverine home games in a month. A new artificial playing surface will be installed prior to UVU’s home opener on Tuesday, March 10, but the current state of the ballpark seems to mirror a transitioning team with high aspirations.
“Kael first off we want to thank you, and we want to thank your family for letting us as a team be able to become apart of your lives. We’re grateful for that opportunity for what you’ve done and the strength that you’ll show our guys,” said Madsen. “We’re looking forward and excited to what they’re going to be able to learn from you.”