Category: Soccer

Men’s soccer: UVU misses WAC tournament to close disappointing season

Photo by Cody Glassett When the WAC men’s soccer tournament kicked off Nov. 8, there was a notable name missing from the bracket. The team that had spent time ranked in the national top 25 and beaten No. 4 Akron on opening night, had failed to make the postseason. In retrospect, the 2017 season for UVU began on rocky ground. The 2016 version of the team, which won the WAC regular season title, had graduated second leading scorer Skyler Milne and defensive leader Alex Neff. Aaron Meyer, 2016’s third leading scorer, left the team to serve a mission for...

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Men’s soccer: UVU falls to #23 Seattle, fails to make WAC tournament

It was senior night, and the UVU men’s soccer team entered its final match of the regular season Saturday with a simple understanding: Beat No. 23 Seattle, earn a spot in the WAC tournament. Lose the game and the season comes to an end. At the end of the night, the Wolverines were left with a 2-1 loss, eliminating them from the postseason. The Redhawks scored the first goal of the match in the 48th minute when UVU’s Giovanny Vazquez attempted a clearance, but the kick deflected off the face of SU’s Gabriel Ruiz and back toward the Wolverine...

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