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UTAH SWIMMING: The Utah men's swimming team did not set a school record in the 200 free-style relay Friday. The record was a Denver University pool record.

Dixie State

SOCCER: Goalkeeper Jessica Salvi stopped 13 Dixie State shots and her teammates got a pair of second-half goals as Laramie County Community College ambushed Dixie State 2-0 in women's soccer Saturday. With the victory LCCC advanced to the NJCAA national tournament in Phoenix later this month. LCCC is now 11-4-2, while Dixie State finishes the season at 15-4-3.


VOLLEYBALL: Picked to finish last in the Frontier Conference, Westminster defeated the University of Great Falls to clinch the 2005 regular season championships. Scores were 30-23, 29-31, 30-22, 28-30, 15-10. Westminster will host the 2005 NAIA Region I championships Nov. 17-19. Coach Kim Norman was ecstatic with his Cinderella team.

The Griffins were lead by sophomore Angie Johnson with 28 kills, 2 aces, 10 digs and 6 blocks. The Griffins had 24 team blocks to UGF's 4. Setter Monica Shorts broke her own school record of 53 assists by getting 60 assists for the match. The Griffins were also lead by freshman Celestial Alofipo with 23 kills, 1 ace, 12 digs and 10 blocks.

MEN'S BASKETBALL: On Saturday night, No. 17 Westminster defeated No. 12 Concordia in double overtime as Jared Ruiz scored with under five seconds remaining in the second overtime.

Junior Nick Booth lead the Griffins with the first 20/20 game in Griffin history tallying 26 points and 21 rebounds on 10 for 13 shooting. Ruiz finished with 23 points while Danny Reeder fought foul trouble the entire game but still found time to tally 15 points and dish out 11 assists.

With the win, the Griffins moved to 2-0 on the season. They will travel to San Diego, Calif., next week to face San Diego Christian College and Point Loma Nazarene University on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

Utah State

VOLLEYBALL: Erin Graybill recorded a match-high 15 kills to lead Utah State's women's volleyball team to a four-game win (30-27, 23-30, 30-9, 30-22) against Boise State Saturday night. USU improves to 17-9 overall and 9-3 in the Western Athletic Conference with the win, while BSU falls to 6-14 overall and 2-11 in league play. Utah State extended its winning streak to four matches and has won 11 of its last 14 contests.

Utah State will conclude its three-match home-stand against ninth-ranked Hawaii on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

Utah Valley

MEN'S GOLF: The Utah Valley State men's golf team will travel to Simi Valley, Calif., to compete in the 2005 Bill Cullum Invitational today and Tuesday at Wood Ranch Golf Club. Nic van Vuuren, Andrew Smith, Jordan Rogers, Chris Cole and Adam Tayler will compete in the tournament.

Other teams competing include: Cal State San Marcos, Gonzaga, Holy Names College, Idaho, Pacific, Portland, Sacramento State, Southern Utah, The Master's College, UCLA, Utah State, Utah Valley State, Cal State Northridge Red and Cal State Northridge Black.

The Aggies last competed in the Boise State Bronco Roundup nearly a month ago.

BASEBALL: The Utah Valley State baseball program will hold its second annual Dave Nelson Memorial Scholarship & Alumni Golf Tournament on April 13, 2006.

The golf tournament which will be a shotgun start at noon will be held at newly constructed Links at Sleep Ridge, while a barbecue begins at 5:30 p.m., and Green and Gold Alumni game at 7 p.m., will be at Wolverine Baseball Stadium. Utah Valley State will play Northern Colorado in a three-game series April 14-15.

All activities will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Information is available at