SOCCER: Utah junior forward Lauren Field and Wyoming junior forward Mari Gomes have been named Mountain West Conference Women's Soccer Co-Offensive Players of the Week. This is Field's first player of the week honor.
Field of High Point, N.C., collected a hat trick off of seven shots in the Utes' 3-2 overtime victory over Baylor on Sunday. Utah (3-1-0) returns to action against Weber State on Thursday at 3 p.m. at Ute Field.
VOLLEYBALL: Utah volleyball player Kim Turner, a middle blocker from Chandler, Ariz., has been named MWC Volleyball Player of the Week, marking her ninth career award. A 6-2 senior, Turner was named MVP of the Utah Hampton Inn Classic for the third straight season as she helped the Utes capture this year's championship with a 3-0 record. In a five-game win vs. Washington State, Turner posted a triple double (15 kills, 15 digs, 11 blocks) and set Classic five-game records with nine block assists and three aces.The All-America candidate notched 12 kills and six blocks vs. Utah Valley State and hit a season-high .579 with 12 kills in the three-game upset of No. 18 Missouri in the title match.For the week, Turner hit .284 and averaged 3.55 kills, 2.82 digs and 1.82 blocks per game.
VOLLEYBALL: Weber State's volleyball team will host the Wolverines of Utah Valley State on Tuesday in the Dee Events Center at 7 p.m. The Wildcats are currently 2-4 on the season after going 1-2 last weekend at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic in Laramie.
CROSS COUNTRY: SUU cross country runner Cody Moat was named the Mid-Continent Conference's Male Athlete of the Week Monday after his performance at last Saturday's UC Irvine Invitational at Huntington Beach, Calif. Moat of Duchesne, posted a personal-best 8-kilometer time of 25:08.40 to place third overall and helped lead the Thunderbirds to a fourth-place team finish. The SUU men's and women's teams will race this Saturday in the San Diego State Aztec Invitational.
VOLLEYBALL: The Salt Lake Bruins volleyball team went 3-2 in a weekend tournament hosted by Bellevue Community College. After opening the tournament with a loss to Chemeketa (Ore.) 30-16, 28-30, 13-15, the Bruins defeated Spokane (Wash.) 25-30, 30-20, 15-3. Emilia Vieira posted 10 kills in 14 attempts to lead the Bruins against Spokane.
Saturday, the Bruins defeated Shoreline (Wash.)
30-21, 30-11, lost to Clackamas (Ore.) 25-30, 30-23, 13-15, and defeated Bellevue (Wash.)
26-30, 30-24, 15-11.
The Bruins (12-9 overall) open SWAC play this weekend, as they visit Southern Idaho Saturday.