SUU - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SUU News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah gymnastics: Utes, others scramble to travel to NCAA Regionals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57765009-89/travel-utah-state-teams.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57765009-89/travel-utah-state-teams.html.csp">Utah gymnastics: Utes, others scramble to travel to NCAA Regionals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T11:31:59.315-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 11:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With many years of postseason experience behind him, Utah gymnastics coach Greg Marsden was savvy enough to go ahead and book flights for Arkansas when he had a hunch the Utes might be headed to Fayetteville for the NCAA regional championships Saturday. Doing so probably saved the Utes thousands of dollars in travel expenses once the regionals were announced last week. Other Utah teams weren’t so lucky, causing all kinds of headaches and travel nightmares. BYU, which is headed to Seattle for its...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57765009@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:31:59 MDT WNIT: Colorado eliminates Southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718270-77/wnit-colorado-louisiana-nit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718270-77/wnit-colorado-louisiana-nit.html.csp">WNIT: Colorado eliminates Southern Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Combined News Services</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T23:15:58.646-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The University of Colorado women’s basketball team defeated Southern Utah 79-68 in the second round of the WNIT on Saturday night in Boulder, Colo. Carli Moreland scored 17 points, and Desiree Jackson added 16 for SUU (23-10), which saw its most successful season end. Arielle Roberson tallied 15 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks for the Buffaloes (19-14). NIT Louisiana Tech 79, Georgia 71 • In Athens, Ga., Alex Hamilton scored 20 points and Louisiana Tech held a 26-point lead in the first ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57718270@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:15:58 MDT Women’s basketball: Southern Utah visits Colorado for second round of NIT http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57714232-77/colorado-women-game-round.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57714232-77/colorado-women-game-round.html.csp">Women’s basketball: Southern Utah visits Colorado for second round of NIT</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Combined news services</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T22:15:31.887-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Southern Utah women’s basketball team will try to extend its best-ever season when it visits Colorado on Saturday (7 p.m.) for a second-round game in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The Thunderbirds (23-9) are coming off a 71-56 win over Colorado State on Thursday. Colorado (18-14) beat SUU 75-59 in a nonconference game on Dec. 29 in Boulder. Hailey Mandelko leads SUU in scoring at 14.5 points per game, while Lori Parkison agerages 11.8 and Carli Moreland 11.0. Moreland ranks fif...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57714232@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:15:31 MDT Monson: Former BYU quarterback Ammon Olsen finds a new dream http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57682253-88/olsen-byu-dream-quarterback.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57682253-88/olsen-byu-dream-quarterback.html.csp">Monson: Former BYU quarterback Ammon Olsen finds a new dream</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T17:03:09.007-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Walt Disney said, “All our dreams can come true — if we have the courage to pursue them.” As far as Ammon Olsen is concerned, Walt was wrong. Olsen’s dream was to be a star quarterback at BYU. From a young age, he dreamed it. He worked for it. He believed it. He never achieved it. Courage can take a hike. A coaching decision got in his way. As the Cougars have progressed through the first weeks of spring practices, questions have swirled around the unthinkable: What happens if Taysom Hill gets ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57682253@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:03:09 MDT Steve Luhm: Despite SUU’s lost season, Robinson remains hopeful http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57575944-77/robinson-season-lost-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57575944-77/robinson-season-lost-program.html.csp">Steve Luhm: Despite SUU’s lost season, Robinson remains hopeful</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T21:17:27.104-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 09:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City Southern Utah’s Nick Robinson is 34, looks 24 and probably feels like 104. It happens when your team suffers through a season that puts dog-years on a basketball coach. Southern Utah has now lost 24 straight after Saturday night’s 85-74 home loss to Eastern Washington. The Thunderbirds scored an 85-78 win over little Arizona Christian in their opener but, over the next three months, won as often as the Jamaican bobsled team. “It’s been a challenging season,” says Robinson, a former...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57575944@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 21:17:27 MDT