SWIMMING: The University of Utah women's swimming and diving team beat both Boise State and San Diego State on Saturday. The Utes beat the Broncos by a score of 156-126 and the Aztecs by a score of 156-128. The Ute women won every event on the afternoon and improved their record to 3-3 (2-1 in MWC competition).
The Utes were led by Jessica Moon who won the 50 free (25.00), 100 free and was on the winning 200 free relay (1:38.50), along with Kristina Evans, Annie VanLeeuwen and Jennifer Fredsall. Natalie Edge continued her impressive freshman campaign winning the 200 free with a time of 1:54.05 and also the 200 medley relay (1:47.42) with Shannon McQueen, Caitlin Tidwell and Fredsall.
McQueen added victories in the 100 breast (58.57) and the 500 free (5:07.26) for the Utes.Next up for the Utes will be the UNLV Invitational in December.
WOMEN'S HOOPS: Playing without leading scorer Shannon Evans for the second straight game, the Westminster Griffins pulled out a 66-61 win over Pacific (Ore.) on Saturday evening. The win improved the Griffins to a perfect 5-0 on the season and 2-0 at the Staples Classic.
BASKETBALL: Brian Green led all scorers with 25 points to give Salt Lake CC (3-0) a 67-66 win over No. 16 Arizona Western. Salt Lake had a 14-point lead going into halftime and never relinquished the lead the entire game. Dan Strafford sealed the win down the stretch with key free throws.
"We came out with a lot of intensity from the get go," Beck said. "We were able to get a win against a great team that will win a lot of games this year. The guys really deserve a lot of credit; they played extremely hard."