BASEBALL: The Utes (16-19) and Wolverines (14-23) will meet for the fifth time this season today at 7 p.m. in Orem. Utah has won three of its four games against Utah Valley State this year, sweeping a doubleheader on April 7 by a combined score of 32-2.
SOFTBALL: With its longest winning streak since 2005 in tow, Utah State (14-23, 4-5 heads to Orem to take on in-state foe Utah Valley State (16-24) today in a nonconference doubleheader. First pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m. This is a make-up doubleheader from the twinbill that was originally scheduled for March 27, but were postponed due to inclement weather.
Monday, the Utah Valley softball team upped its record 18-24 after beating Northwest Nazarene 10-1 and 15-0 in five innings. Utah Valley junior Jasmine Joyce led the Wolverines from the plate by hitting for the cycle in the game 1 victory.
SOFTBALL: Southern Utah hosts BYU for a doubleheader today in Cedar City. Game times are 1 and 3 p.m. The Cougars (23-16, 4-2) swept rival Utah over the weekend, winning 6-0 and 11-2 in Salt Lake City. The Thunderbirds (18-22, 5-4) won two of three games at Centenary over the weekend.
TRACK: SUU accumulated four individual titles in its latest trip to California as the Thunderbirds competed at the inaugural Azusa Pacific Invitational and the 49th installment of the Mt. Sac Relays. Sharla Platt captured the title in the 5,000 meters at Azusa Pacific with a season-best time of 16:51.53. At the Mt. Sac Relays, Kristi Koplin recorded a mark of 152-9 for the title in the discus throw, improving her season-best throw. Justin Allen, competing in the high jump, turned in performances of 6-10.75 at both meets, posting a first-place finish at Azusa and a fourth-place finish at Mt. Sac.
BASKETBALL: Southern Utah University's men's basketball team has received commitments from three players to join the Thunderbirds for the 2007-08 season, first-year head coach Roger Reid announced.
Committing to join the Thunderbirds are Geoff Payne, Tyler Quinney and John Clifford. The group is already well acquainted with Coach Reid, as all three are following Reid to SUU from Snow College, where the team compiled a 23-8 overall record and finished first in the Scenic West Athletic Conference last year.
WOMEN'S GOLF: WSU's Natalie Weber claimed Big Sky freshman of the year honors in a close race with Portland State's Justine Hix.