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UVU basketball: UVU-bound Tahvanainen playing for Finland at FIBA U-20 European Championship

Incoming Utah Valley University freshman Joonas Tahvanainen is currently competing for his home country Finland at the FIBA U-20 European Championship in Helsinki, Finland. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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UVU baseball: Kyle Valgardson named WAC's Stan Bates Award winner

Utah Valley baseball player Kyle Valgardson and Missouri-Kansas City volleyball player Sydney Crimmins have been named the 2015-16 Western Athletic Conference Stan Bates Award winners. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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UVU golf: 2016-17 UVU women's golf schedule announced

Utah Valley University head women's golf coach Dr. Sue Nyhus has announced the 2016-17 schedule and it features a number of new tournaments on it this season spanning across seven states for a... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Board of Regents approves 5 new graduate programs at UVU

The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday reviewed and approved plans for five new master’s degree programs at Utah Valley University. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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UVU basketball: Nixon signs Wi Neera to 2016-17 roster

Cathy Nixon is pleased to announce the addition of Sariah Wi Neera to the 2016-17 Utah Valley University women's basketball roster. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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UVU volleyball: Utah Valley earns NCAA Public Recognition Award

The Utah Valley University women's volleyball team was honored for its academic success by the NCAA for the second-straight season on Monday as it was named a recipient of the NCAA's Public... Read more »

July 11, 2016

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UVU's Lexi Robison named as one of America's top young coaches

Utah Valley University women's soccer assistant coach Lexi Robison has been recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America as one of the top young coaches in the country. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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UVU golf: Dehlin and Nyhus tabbed WGCA All-American Scholars

Utah Valley University women's golfers Carly Dehlin and Kimberly Nyhus were named 2015-16 Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars on Tuesday. Read more »

July 5, 2016

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UVU-bound Breanna DeWaal plays with U-19 U.S. Women's National Team in New Zealand

Incoming Utah Valley University freshman Breanna DeWaal competed against some of the top women's soccer players in the world this past month as she earned a spot on the U-19 U.S Women's National... Read more »

July 5, 2016

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UVU volleyball: 2016 schedule announced

Utah Valley University women's volleyball coach Sam Atoa has announced the 2016 schedule, and it features 15 home matches, which includes a pair of preseason tournaments in Orem as well as contests... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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UVU athletics: Utah Valley lands 88 on WAC Spring All-Academic Team

Utah Valley University had 60 student-athletes honored with a spot on the 2016 Academic All-WAC Team for spring in the sports, as well as 28 additional freshmen and transfers from all sports also... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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UVU basketball: Utah Valley to break ground on NUVI Basketball Center on Wednesday

Utah Valley University will celebrate the construction of a new basketball practice and conditioning facility when it hosts groundbreaking ceremonies for the NUVI Basketball Center on Wednesday at... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Utahns in baseball: Jaycob Brugman PCL player of the week; six locals selected in the 2016 draft

As of Friday, three players who played high school or college baseball in Utah are in the major leagues. Six are in Triple-A, eight are in Double-A and three are in Single-A. Six Utahns were taken... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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UVU baseball: Danny Beddes drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Draft

Utah Valley University right-hander Danny Beddes was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 15th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft on Saturday. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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UVU track: Nicholas Taylor becomes All-American at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Senior Nicholas Taylor became a two-time All-American on Wednesday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 100m dash and 200m dash, respectively. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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UVU basketball: Nixon welcomes Holland for 2016-17 season

Utah Valley University women's basketball head coach Cathy Nixon announced the addition of Jordan Holland to her 2016-17 roster. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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UVU track: Taylor running with All-American hopes

Senior Nicholas Taylor will run for Utah Valley University one last time when he competes at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, this week Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Doug Robinson: BYU's Walker might turn pro after NCAA championships

The Cougars' All-American 800-meter runner is vying for his first national championship at the NCAA meet, which gets underway today in Eugene, Oregon. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Pleasant Grove's Payton Henry leads list of local MLB prospects for this year's draft

The Vikings' Payton Henry signed to play for BYU, but will forgo that option depending on where he's selected during this week's MLB draft. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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UVU baseball: Historic season ends with 3-2 loss to SE Louisiana at NCAA Regionals

Utah Valley's first trip to the NCAA baseball tournament ended up being a short one filled with weather delays, as the Wolverines fell to Southeastern Louisiana 3-2 on Sunday at Alex Box Stadium. Read more »

June 5, 2016

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UVU baseball: Wolverines’ elimination NCAA tournament game postponed until Sunday

UVU’s second game at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional has been moved back a day due to poor weather conditions. Read more »

June 4, 2016

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UVU baseball: LSU hands Wolverines 7-1 loss on opening day of NCAA Regionals

In a game that was delayed six and a half hours by weather, the host Tigers beat the Wolverines 7-1 on Friday on the first day of NCAA Regional action. Read more »

June 4, 2016

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Utah Valley hopes to make a splash in the NCAA tournament

The 2012 UVU baseball team made a big splash for the program and has helped inspire this year's team, which aims to make a similar impression as it heads into NCAA tournament play. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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UVU baseball: Wolverines, No. 8 LSU open Baton Rouge Regional on Friday

Utah Valley University makes the program's first NCAA Tournament appearance this week when the Wolverines travel to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to face No. 8 National seed LSU. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Things to know about the NCAA baseball tournament regionals

The NCAA baseball tournament starts with regional play Friday through Monday. The 16 winners advance to super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World Series in Omaha... Read more »

June 2, 2016

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UVU baseball: Breaking down the field at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional

The Wolverines will make their NCAA debut against an LSU program that is a mainstay in the NCAA baseball tournament. Here's what UVU faces in the double-elimination Baton Rouge Regional. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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UVU baseball: Wolverines have cultivated confidence from past experience heading into NCAAs (+video)

UVU baseball is heading into new territory this week as it heads to the NCAA Tournament in the Baton Rouge Regional. The Wolverines can build off their past experiences, both triumphs and... Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Utah Valley baseball receives its first ever NCAA Tournament bid

The Wolverines will have their work cut out traveling to the Baton Rouge Regional where they'll take on host, and baseball powerhouse, LSU. Read more »

May 30, 2016

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Video: UVU baseball reacts to learning it will face LSU in NCAA Baton Rouge Regional

The UVU baseball team found out Monday it is headed to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for the NCAA Regional after clinching its first appearance in the NCAAs by winning the WAC tournament over the weekend. Read more »

May 30, 2016

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Utah and UVU assigned regionals; BYU left out of NCAA baseball tournament

Utah and UVU will both head south to play against top seeds in their first regional games. Read more »

May 30, 2016

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UVU baseball earns automatic bid to NCAA Regionals by winning WAC tournament (+video highlights)

Utah Valley University completed its unbeaten run through the WAC Tournament with a 4-0 shutout of Seattle University, earning the program's first bid to the NCAA Tournament. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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UVU track: Taylor advances in 200m, first UVU athlete to dual qualify

Nicholas Taylor made UVU history for the second time this week, as he double-punched his ticket to Eugene, Oregon, for the NCAA Final Rounds when he qualified for the semifinals in the 200m dash. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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UVU baseball: Wolverines advance to WAC title game, one win away from NCAA Regional

Utah Valley University erased a five-run deficit, scoring 12 unanswered runs to defeat Seattle University, 13-8, and move on to the WAC Tournament Championship game on Saturday night. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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UVU track: Taylor makes UVU history, qualifies for NCAA Finals

At the NCAA Western Preliminary Rounds at the University of Kansas, senior Nicholas Taylor became the third athlete in UVU history to qualify for the NCAA Championship Rounds in Eugene, Oregon, in... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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UVU baseball: Wolverines edge New Mexico State, move onto tournament semifinal

Mark Krueger homered and Jackson Cofer pitched into the eighth inning as Utah Valley University held off New Mexico State, 3-2, on Thursday to move onto the WAC Tournament semifinal game. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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UVU baseball: Wolverines open WAC Tournament with 6-4 win

Danny Beddes became Utah Valley University's career strikeout leader as the Wolverines opened the 2016 WAC Tournament with a 6-4 win over CSU Bakersfield on Wednesday at Hohokam Stadium. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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UVU's Konner Frey transferring to Montana State

ESPN's Jeff Goodman first reported that Konner Frey, who started every game last season for UVU, will transfer to Montana State and be eligible to play next season. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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National Science Foundation grant aims to curb Utah teacher shortage

The National Science Foundation awarded a $1 million grant to Utah Valley University this month in an effort to encourage more students to become science and math teachers. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Utahns in baseball: C.J. Cron productive for Angels; Brandon Kintzler sharp for Twins

Players who were once part of local rosters have settled into 2016 and played several weeks for their professional teams. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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UVU baseball: Beddes becomes career wins leader in 8-3 victory

Danny Beddes became Utah Valley University’s career wins leader and matched the career strikeout record in an 8-3 win at Chicago State University on Thursday night. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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UVU baseball: Utah Valley drops series finale to UTRGV, 4-2

UT Rio Grande Valley scored a pair of runs in the sixth and eighth innings to defeat the Utah Valley University baseball team, 4-2, in the final game of a three-game series Sunday afternoon at... Read more »

May 15, 2016

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UVU baseball: Gothberg's walk-off double gives Utah Valley 3-2 win over UTRGV in 13 innings

Spencer Gothberg hit a walk-off double to center field to score Craig Brinkerhoff from second base in the bottom of the 13th inning to give Utah Valley a 3-2 win over UT Rio Grande Valley on... Read more »

May 15, 2016

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UVU track: Jones, Lynch and Berry become WAC Champions

After two days of strenuous events, junior Rusty Jones was named the WAC Decathlon Champion, while Jason Lynch was named the men's 10,000m Champion and Savannah Berry the women's 10,000m Champion at the 2016 Outdoor Track and Field... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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UVU track: weather doesn’t stop Wolverines, Dusenberry wins high jump

Through three days of events and severe weather, the Utah Valley University men's and women's track and field teams sit in second place, respectively, at the 2016 WAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Read more »

May 14, 2016

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UVU softball: Utah Valley concludes season with 7-2 setback to Seattle U

The fifth-seeded Utah Valley University softball team had its 2016 season come to a close with a 7-2 setback to the No. 4 seed and host Seattle University Redhawks on Friday afternoon at the WAC Softball Tournament in Seattle. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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UVU softball: Wolverines fall to NM State, drop to consolation bracket

Just hours removed from a 4-0 victory over Seattle University, the Utah Valley University softball team fell to the top seed and 2016 conference champion New Mexico State Aggies by a score of 5-2... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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UVU softball: Vansway and Gatlin lead UVU to WAC Tournament win over Seattle

Brittney Vansway and Brianna Gatlin combined to go 5-for-6 with a pair of home runs and all four runs batted in en route to leading Utah Valley University softball to a 4-0 win over Seattle... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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BYU baseball: A big seventh inning lifts the Cougars to a big 17-6 win over Utah Valley

Eric Urry led the way for the Cougars, belting two home runs, one in the first inning and another in the seventh, in Tuesday's romp over the Wolverines. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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UVU track: Track picked second for WAC Champs, set in Kansas

The Western Athletic Conference announced its men's and women's outdoor track and field pre-championship coaches polls, as voted on by the eight head coaches in the league. The Utah Valley men and women were both chosen to finish in... Read more »

May 10, 2016

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UVU softball: Utah Valley returns to Seattle for 2016 WAC Tournament

Just 10 days removed from concluding conference play at Seattle University, the Utah Valley University softball team returns to the Emerald City this weekend for the 2016 Western Athletic... Read more »

May 10, 2016

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