WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: University of Utah guard Leilani Mitchell has won her second straight Mountain West Conference Player of the Week award. Mitchell, sharing the award with UNLV's Sequoia Holmes, led the Utes in scoring against South Dakota State and handed out an all-time league-best 18 assists against Fresno State.


JOHNSON AN ALL-AMERICAN: Westminster senior Angie Johnson has been named to the 2007 NAIA Volleyball All-American second team, the Griffins' first-ever such honor in volleyball.

Johnson led the Griffins to a school best 25 wins and the first-ever trip to the NAIA National Championships in 2007. In her senior season, Johnson recorded 513 kills, 220 digs, 86 blocks, and had a hitting efficiency of .269. Her 3.83 kills per game average led the Frontier Conference and she was sixth in hitting efficiency.

Johnson is Westminster's all-time leader in kills, attempts, hitting efficiency, and total blocks in just three seasons.


MEN'S BASKETBALL: The 10th ranked Salt Lake Community College Bruins host thier annual tournament Dec. 6-8 with tipoff each night at 7:30 p.m. SLCC is coming off a 106-36 win over Grant MacEwan College on Friday night in Coeur D'Alene.

SLCC HONORS: Salt Lake Community College volleyball coach Shay Goulding has been named the AVCA Two-Year Colleges West Region Coach on the Year, an award she also received in 2004.

SLCC finished with a 44-2 record and placed third at the national JC tournament. The Bruins enjoyed a 29-match win streak this fall, with its only two losses coming at the hands of eventual national champion Western Nebraska.

SLCC's Misa Hanakova was named SWAC player of the year and was joined by Cinthia Silva and Morgan Lloyd in receiving first-team all-region honors. Selected to the second team were Talita Santos and Sam Richard.