Category: Basketball

Women’s Basketball: UVU wins two straight at home

Photo by Colin Cooper Despite a tough opening schedule with a five-game road trip, the Wolverines are currently on a roll. Two home games in Orem have provided the Wolverines with two much needed wins, and there have been definite performance improvements from the team as they’ve looked to move forward from their tough season start. The first home win was against Dixie State, with the team overcoming a six-point deficit in the first quarter and responding by scoring 23 points in the second quarter to give them a six-point lead going into the half. The Wolverines ended up...

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Taylor Christensen leads UVU during her final season as a Wolverine

Photo by Julie Ostler It doesn’t take long to discover that Taylor Christensen, a fourth-year senior for the UVU women’s basketball team, is a very motivated individual. Last season was a great year for Christensen, finishing sixth in points scored overall and first in steals. The Wolverines finished off their season losing by just one point to Seattle in the WAC tournament. “The final game of last season against Seattle U still eats at me and drives me to work hard every day,” she said. However, her commitment and drive to compete on the court began much earlier than...

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