USU Sports Blog - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Blogs/ususports Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Kickoff set for Aggies' home opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsususports/57856427-55/season-kickoff-2014-aggies.html.csp Utah State's first home game of the 2014 football season will be a night game as kickoff for the Sept. 6 contest against Idaho State is set for 6 p.m., it was announced Wednesday. The Aggies open the season with a 5 p.m. kickoff at Tennessee on Aug. 31. As of now, the Aggies are scheduled to be on national TV nine times in 2014. Kickoff times for the regular season games will be released during the season, normally within a 12-day window. Utah State's first home game of the 2014 football season will be a night game as kickoff for the Sept. 6 contest against Idaho State is set for 6 p.m., it was announced Wednesday. The Aggies open the season with a 5 p.m. kickoff at Tennessee on Aug. 31. As of now, the Aggies are scheduled to be on national TV nine times in 2014. Kickoff times for the regular season games will be released during the season, normally within a 12-day window. <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 57856427@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:29:02 MDT USU running back featured in a showdown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsususports/57850306-55/showdown-channel-hall-unbeatables.html.csp Utah State running back Rashad Hall is getting some media exposure this week, just not in the normal avenues for football player. Hall will be featured on this week's episode of Showdown of the Unbeatables on the National Geographic Channel. The episode will air Friday at 7 p.m. (MT). Hall, who redshirted in 2013, helped test the Personnel Vacuum Assisted Climber (PVAC), a product created by Utah State engineering students. The show features demonstrations of the PVAC competing against world cha... Utah State running back Rashad Hall is getting some media exposure this week, just not in the normal avenues for football player. Hall will be featured on this week's episode of Showdown of the Unbeatables on the National Geographic Channel. The episode will air Friday at 7 p.m. (MT). Hall, who redshirted in 2013, helped test the Personnel Vacuum Assisted Climber (PVAC), a product created by Utah State engineering students. The show features demonstrations of the PVAC competing against world cha... 57850306@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:34:02 MDT Aggies sign corner for 2014 season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsususports/57850214-55/floyd-aggies-2014-california.html.csp Utah State continues to address its biggest concern for the 2014 season with the signing of Tyler Floyd, a 5-foot-9, 185-pound corner out of Orlando, Fla., who excelled at Fullerton College in California. Floyd, who will have two years of eligibility, had 47 tackles, including 32 solo, during his sophomore year. He also had four blocked kicks, nine pass breakups and two interceptions to help his team to a 12-1 record. Floyd earned second-team all-Central Conference honors in the Southern Califor... Utah State continues to address its biggest concern for the 2014 season with the signing of Tyler Floyd, a 5-foot-9, 185-pound corner out of Orlando, Fla., who excelled at Fullerton College in California. Floyd, who will have two years of eligibility, had 47 tackles, including 32 solo, during his sophomore year. He also had four blocked kicks, nine pass breakups and two interceptions to help his team to a 12-1 record. Floyd earned second-team all-Central Conference honors in the Southern Califor... 57850214@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:13:02 MDT Aggies' women's basketball signs four http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsususports/57839030-55/basketball-women-041814-addition.html.csp Utah State's women's basketball team has expanded its signing class to seven with the addition of four players on Friday. You can read about the signings here. Utah State's women's basketball team has expanded its signing class to seven with the addition of four players on Friday. You can read about the signings here. 57839030@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:54:50 MDT Aggies add local standout to volleyball team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsususports/57833580-55/aggies-blocker-middle-team.html.csp Utah State's volleyball team added another local standout to its 2014 signing class with Shannon McPherron, a 6-foot middle blocker from Sandy, Utah, joining the team. The Brighton High product helped the Bengals to a 22-7 record during her senior year and was a two-time all-region selection. "We're excited to have Shannon as an Aggie," volleyball coach Grayson DuBose said. "She gives us talent and depth at middle blocker. She has the potential to be a great middle blocker for us as she adapts t... Utah State's volleyball team added another local standout to its 2014 signing class with Shannon McPherron, a 6-foot middle blocker from Sandy, Utah, joining the team. The Brighton High product helped the Bengals to a 22-7 record during her senior year and was a two-time all-region selection. "We're excited to have Shannon as an Aggie," volleyball coach Grayson DuBose said. "She gives us talent and depth at middle blocker. She has the potential to be a great middle blocker for us as she adapts t... 57833580@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:22:56 MDT Aggies will get plenty of national exposure in 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsususports/57833699-55/aggies-games-game-national.html.csp Utah State will get plenty of national exposure for Chuckie Keeton and Co., next year as nine of its 13 games are scheduled for national TV. The Mountain West Conference announced the remainder of its TV schedule on Thursday, which includes four nationally televised home games for the Aggies and two road games. The Aggies' home game against Wake Forest on Sept. 13 and its road game at Colorado State on Oct. 18 will be televised by CBS Sports Network. Both kickoff at 5 p.m. MT. The Aggies' game a... Utah State will get plenty of national exposure for Chuckie Keeton and Co., next year as nine of its 13 games are scheduled for national TV. The Mountain West Conference announced the remainder of its TV schedule on Thursday, which includes four nationally televised home games for the Aggies and two road games. The Aggies' home game against Wake Forest on Sept. 13 and its road game at Colorado State on Oct. 18 will be televised by CBS Sports Network. Both kickoff at 5 p.m. MT. The Aggies' game a... 57833699@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:22:56 MDT Guard gets her shot at WNBA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsususports/57828332-55/points-career-guard-record.html.csp Utah State's Jennifer Schlott's collegiate playing days are over, but that doesn't mean her career is. The guard will get her chance at a pro career with the Indiana Fever as she signed a contract with the WNBA team on Wednesday. Training camp opens on April 27. "It was a surprise," Schlott said Wednesday's deal. "I thought that it might happen, but I didn't think it would happen so soon." As a senior for the Aggies, the guard broke the MWC and Utah State single-season record for points scored w... Utah State's Jennifer Schlott's collegiate playing days are over, but that doesn't mean her career is. The guard will get her chance at a pro career with the Indiana Fever as she signed a contract with the WNBA team on Wednesday. Training camp opens on April 27. "It was a surprise," Schlott said Wednesday's deal. "I thought that it might happen, but I didn't think it would happen so soon." As a senior for the Aggies, the guard broke the MWC and Utah State single-season record for points scored w... 57828332@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:12:01 MDT Sophomore golfer has big week for the Aggies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsususports/57828160-55/finished-golfer-jeon-state.html.csp Utah State golfer Seokwon Jeon had quite the week, finishing in a tie for 11th with a 2-over 218 at the OGIO Intercollegiate event hosted by UC Santa Barbara at the Sandpiper Golf Club. Jeon began the tournament with a 2-over par 74, then finished an even par 72 in his final two rounds. The Aggies finished seventh with a 22-over 886. Jeon has been on a tear of late and was recognized as the school's Student-Athlete of the Week for his efforts. In addition to his latest placing, the sophomore fin... Utah State golfer Seokwon Jeon had quite the week, finishing in a tie for 11th with a 2-over 218 at the OGIO Intercollegiate event hosted by UC Santa Barbara at the Sandpiper Golf Club. Jeon began the tournament with a 2-over par 74, then finished an even par 72 in his final two rounds. The Aggies finished seventh with a 22-over 886. Jeon has been on a tear of late and was recognized as the school's Student-Athlete of the Week for his efforts. In addition to his latest placing, the sophomore fin... 57828160@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:35:02 MDT