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.
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 […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Wolverines were on the wrong end of an 8-0 run at the end of regulation on Thursday, March 5 as they lost to the Kangaroos from the University of Missouri-Kansas City 61-53 in the season finale to split the season series 1-1.
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.
Reading Time: 2 minutes After winning their previous seven games — five of which included conference victories — the Wolverines are now amid a losing skid after suffering a loss to the Lancers of California Baptist University 80-67. The game took place Wednesday, Jan. 29 in the Golden State.
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 […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes The New Mexico State University women’s basketball team held the longest active streak in the WAC by winning 23-consecutive conference contests on their home floor at the Pan American Center.
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 […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes “Defensively I feel like we’re coming together,” said Nielsen. “We’re starting to play more as a team where people don’t care about their points…the mentality and culture of our team is changing and I’m excited about that.”
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 […]