Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jun 27th - 11:04am
The UVU mens soccer team has won 23 games in just two seasons, earned an at-large berth to the NCAA tournament and the school's first-ever top 25 ranking in any sport. It also had the 12th-ranked recruiting class in 2016.
Utah Valley senior sprinter Nick Taylor will run the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, beginning Wednesday, becoming the first-ever dual-event qualifier in Wolverines' program history.
The Wolverines (37-22) will play an elimination game against the loser of Southeastern Louisiana and Rice has been postponed until Sunday after the two were unable to finish their regional-opening game on time.
Jake Fraley smacked a two-run homer in his first at-bat in the bottom of the first inning Friday to give LSU all the scoring it needed en route to a 7-1 win over the Wolverines in a game that was delayed by severe thunderstorms throughout Louisiana.
Utah Valley's baseball team heard its name called Monday during the NCAA baseball selection show, pairing the NCAA Tournament debutants against host Louisiana State in the Baton Rouge Regional on June 3 at 1 p.m. MDT on ESPN3.
Riverton alum Greyson Bogden went 4-for-4 with an RBI, and American Fork grad Zac Willis added two runs and an RBI to help Utah Valley to a 4-0 win in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament championship to clinch an autobid to the NCAA tourney.
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