Alexis Cortez: Senior Brought “Mamba Mentality” to UVU

May 4, 2020

Reading Time: 5 minutes A native of Tucson, Arizona, senior guard Alexis Cortez played a critical role in the success of the Utah Valley women’s basketball team this past year. The self-described “quiet leader” set an example of consistency and steady improvement during her three years at UVU. She helped lead the team to a 9-6 conference record her senior year — the third-best record in the Western Athletic Conference.

Wolverines conference tournament crushed in loss to Seattle

March 11, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Utah Valley women’s basketball finished their regular season with the highest seed in the programs history — second place. UVU faced off against Seattle University in the quarterfinals of the WAC tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada and were handed a 61-48 loss on Wednesday, March 11.  Between the two teams, the record was split at […]

Wolverines put on a show for senior night

February 28, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Three seniors were honored after they played their final game with a Wolverine logo at center court. Guard Alexis Cortez, guard Keana Delos Santos and forward Jordan Holland all saw minutes and put points on the board on senior night.

Buzzer beater ends wolverines winning streak

January 24, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes The top two ranked WAC teams faced off in Orem, Utah on Thursday, Jan. 23. Utah Valley was handed their first conference loss due to a CSU Bakersfield 3-pointer at the final buzzer — with the final score being 53-55. After a tough loss against the bottom of the pack, Chicago State, the Roadrunners came […]

Wolverines fight their way to fifth straight win

January 13, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sophomore guard Maria Carvalho did it again when she led the Wolverines to their fifth-straight win. Utah Valley University hosted Seattle University on Saturday, Jan. 11, and battled every minute to see the final score of 70-58 in favor of the Wolverines. A sloppy first half from both teams didn’t make for great basketball, but […]

Winning streak up to three as wolverines take down Chicago State

January 4, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago State traveled to the UCCU Center looking to get their first win of the season against the Utah Valley women’s basketball team. The WAC opener took place on Thursday, Jan. 2, where the Wolverines extended their winning streak to three-straight with an 89-58 win. The Wolverines are 13 games into the season, losing nine […]