Utah Utes soccer: Utes blank Texas Longhorns

Published: Sunday, Sept. 9 2012 12:06 a.m. MDT

Sophomore Jill Robison scored her second goal of the season in the 56th minute to give the Utah women's soccer team a 1-0 win over the Texas Longhorns.

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SALT LAKE CITY — Sophomore Jill Robison scored her second goal of the season in the 56th minute to give the Utah women's soccer team (4-1-1) a 1-0 win over the Texas Longhorns (2-6-0) in the first-ever meeting between the schools on Saturday afternoon at Ute Field.

SUU, UVU SOCCER: At Cedar City, Southern Utah (0-4-1) broke out of its offensive slump by scoring two goals in less than a minute in order to jump out to a 2-0 advantage in first half against Utah Valley (1-3-1). The Wolverines would rally with a score just before the break and then net an equalizer in the 69th minute to earn a 2-2 draw.

UTAH VOLLEYBALL: At Provo, down 23-14 against Portland State, the University of Utah volleyball team put together a 10-1 run to tie the fourth set, but came up short in the final frame of a 3-1 (25-23, 19-25, 17-25, 29-31) loss at the BYU Invitational.

Utah (6-4) junior outside hitter Morgan Odale posted 12 kills and 11 digs for her 16th career double-double.

Against Bowling Green, four Utes registered double-double performances in a five-set victory (29-27, 26-28, 21-25, 25-22, 15-11).

BYU VOLLEYBALL: At Provo, the Cougars extended their perfect record to 9-0 on the season after defeating Bowling Green (2-5) in three sets at the BYU Nike Invitational, 25-22, 25-14, 25-18, and Portland State 25-20, 25-21, 28-26.

Heather Hannemann led the Cougars' offense with 27 assists, two kills and two digs.

WSU VOLLEYBALL: At Hammond, La., the Wildcats captured their final two matches of the Tangi Tourism Lion Classic by defeating Louisiana Tech (25-17, 25-22, 25-19) and Texas-Pan American (27-25, 25-18, 21-25, 25-20) to earn their first tournament title since 2010.

Redshirt freshman Rebecca Fuchs was named as the tournament MVP, while senior setter Caitlin Penrod was also named to the All-Tournament Team.

SUU VOLLEYBALL: At Boise, Southern Utah (3-7) shrugged off a slow start to take back-to-back sets against San Jose State, but ultimately lost 25-13, 22-25, 20-25, 25-20 and 15-11 at the Boise State tournament.

Analaine Mailoto led all hitters with 17 kills and was named to the all-tournament team.

WESTMINSTER VOLLEYBALL: At Salt Lake City, the Griffins (8-4, 1-0) won their Frontier Conference opener against Montana Western 26-24, 25-16, 25-22 to snap a three-match losing streak.

Alexis Aalona posted 11 kills and 11 digs for her first double-double of the season.

SLCC VOLLEYBALL: At Houston, the No. 8-ranked Bruins (12-1) won a five-set battle (23-25, 25-20, 15-25, 25-23, 15-9) with Hillsborough College before downing No. 15-ranked Blinn College (9-3) in four sets 21-25, 25-21, 25-19, 29-27.

SLCC sophomore outside hitter Maddie Bushman led the Bruins with 14 kills and four aces.

BYU TENNIS: At Provo, BYU junior Patrick Kawka claimed the singles title at the Utah Fall Tennis Classic, topping No. 1 seed Slim Hanza, 6-2, 6-4.

In doubles play, Kawka also won the championship match with sophomore partner Keaton Cullimore. The duo easily defeated University of Utah teammates Justin Archer and Rafael Davidian, 8-1.

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