Utah State

TENNIS: Utah State's men's tennis team (2-1) travels to Salt Lake City today for a match against Utah. The match gets under way at 5 p.m. Utah State's women's team (0-1) will take on Montana State in Bozeman, Mont.


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Danny Reeder, a sophomore guard from Sandy, was named Frontier Conference player of the week. He averaged 22 points, 10 assists and three steals last weekend.


SWIMMING: University of Utah junior Amber Walter was named Mountain West Conference swimmer of the week after her performance against Colorado State on Jan. 21, her second weekly honor of the year and her career. A Kalispell, Mont., native, Walter posted two individual and one relay first-place finishes to help the Utes beat the Rams 158-127.

ATHLETICS: Doug Elisaia has been promoted to director of strength and conditioning at the University of Utah. Elisaia (pronounced ellee-sy-a), a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, came to Utah as an assistant last February.

Weber State

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Weber State and Idaho State played into overtime Thursday, with Idaho State pulling out an 82-81 win over the Wildcats at the Dee Events Center. The win snaps WSU's three-game winning streak and drops the Wildcats to 3-2 in Big Sky action.

Utah Valley

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Utah Valley State earned a hard fought 69-64 win over the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders on Thursday. David Heck led the Wolverines with 22 points. The win ups Utah Valley's record to 9-11, its second three-game win streak of the season. Ben Devoe led the team in rebounding with seven.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: At Fullerton, Calif., Utah Valley State dropped to 7-12 following an 84-63 loss at Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night. Robyn Fairbanks (15 points 13 rebounds) and Miriam Palkki (13 points, 11 rebounds) both had double-doubles for Utah Valley. Sandy Marvin had 10 points and three steals for UVSC. The Wolverines outrebounded Fullerton 44-35 for the game but gave up 17 offensive boards and committed 38 turnovers.