VOLLEYBALL: The Utah volleyball team hopes to end a two-game losing streak when it hosts Western Athletic Conference opponents UTEP and New Mexico this weekend at Crimson Court. The Utes, who have an 8-8 overall record and a 3-2 mark in the conference, play UTEP on Friday and New Mexico on Saturday. Both matches begin at 7 p.m.
WOMEN'S TENNIS: The BYU women's tennis team ended the first day of the BYU Invitational Tournament successfully Thursday afternoon, winning 14 of it's 16 matches.
Players from the University of Utah, the University of Colorado, and Boise State joined BYU at the tournament.
The University of Utah struggled in the first day of the tournament. The Utes went 0-6 in their matches. Colorado won 6 of it's 13 matches, and Boise State won 1 of it's 7 matches.
The Invitational will continue Friday at 10 a.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. in Provo.
NEW VOLLEYBALL COACH: Former Penn State men's volleyball coach Tom Peterson was named as head coach for the Salt Lake Community College's new women's volleyball team. The Bruins will begin play in the Scenic West Athletic Conference beginning in 1996.
Peterson was the NCAA coach of the year in 1994 when the Nittany Lions won the national championship.