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BASKETBALL:Danny Reeder kept Westminster College's win streak alive by hitting a 3-point field goal with one second left for a 55-54 win over Lewis-Clark State in Lewiston, Idaho. It is the second time in the last three away games that the Griffins secured a road win on a buzzer-beating trey.


SKIING: The University of Utah ski team took home its second fourth-place finish of the season at the Western State Invitational at Crested Butte, Colo. Colorado racked up its second consecutive Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Skiing Association win by edging second-place Denver. Top-ranked New Mexico took third.

SOFTBALL: The Utes (2-3) pounded out 11 hits and tallied five runs in the sixth inning but it wasn't enough as Ohio State held on for the 11-9 win on Sunday afternoon. Devina Quintero led the Ute offense, going 3-for-4 with four RBIs and two runs scored while Ivette Hernandez was 2-for-3 with two runs and Meghan Crouse went 2-for-4 with two runs.


MEN'S TENNIS: The BYU men's tennis team (3-5) couldn't keep up with Boise State Broncos (5-3), losing 6-1 Saturday at the BYU Indoor Tennis Courts. The loss also snaps BYU's 12-match home winning streak. The lone point for the Cougars was scored by Jose Lechuga, who bounced back from a tough three-set loss Friday night and cruised by Brent Werbeck to a 6-3, 6-1 win.

VOLLEYBALL: Two highly regarded high school athletes have signed national letters of intent to join the BYU women's volleyball program for 2006: Hailey Jeppson, who was named the most valuable player in Utah after leading Pleasant Grove to the state title as a senior, and setter Kiana Rogers, a Diamond Springs, Calif., native who was listed as one of the top 100 volleyball players in the nation by prepvolleyball.com.


BASEBALL: Southern Utah's baseball team clinched its first series win of the season after the Thunderbirds split the final two games of their four-game home weekend series with Utah Valley State on Saturday at Thunderbird Park. SUU claimed the opener 8-6 in seven innings, thanks in part to a four-hit, three-RBI effort from Trever Dimick. However, the Wolverines dashed any hopes of a T-Bird sweep as the they came back with a 15-2 triumph in the finale, which was called after eight innings due to darkness.

Utah Valley

SOCCER: The Utah Valley State women's soccer team has signed 12 athletes to national letters of intent: Athena Bradshaw (Stevensville, Mont.), Katie Beeton (Woods Cross High School), Adrienne Schneider (American Fork), Amber Nordhagen (Jordan High School ), Natalie Hatfield (McCall, Idaho), Natalee Davis (Viewmont/Dixie State), Brooke Blaser (Las Vegas), Kara Adams (Tullahoma, Tenn.), Capri Stevens (Manteca, Calif.), Taryn Nicolaides (East/Air Force), Ashley Skeen (Mesa Community College) and Kasey Turley (Las Vegas).

MEN'S BASKETBALL: UVSC junior David Heck was named Division I Independent Player of the Week for his performances at Texas-Pan American and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. In the two games Heck averaged 13.5 points and shot 47 percent from the field.

Utah State

TRACK & FIELD: Sophomore Seth Wold and senior Jill Steele set school records last weekend at the Washington State Invitational. Wold set an indoor school record in the 5,000-meter with a time of 14:20.15. Steele set an indoor school record in the 800-meters with a time of 2:10.30.