MEN'S BASKETBALL: Four SUU players have been named to the 2007-08 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, representing half of The Summit League's eight representatives on the squad this season.
Dax Crum, Cris Hoopes, Dave Marek and Tate Sorensen all earned recognition after completing this past academic year with a minimum 3.2 grade-point average. All four were at least part-time starters for the Thunderbirds this past season.
Crum, a senior guard from Kirtland, N.M., posted a 3.59 GPA in business administration. Hoopes, a senior forward from Duchesne, Utah, posted a 3.23 GPA in social sciences. Marek, a junior point guard from Benesov, Czech Republic, finished the year with a 3.45 GPA in physical education and human performance. Marek led the team and ranked fourth in The Summit League with 3.7 assists per game and was second on the squad in scoring at 8.8 ppg. Sorensen, a senior center/forward from Altamont, Utah, compiled a 3.27 GPA in communication. He averaged 6.1 points and was second on the squad with 4.3 rebounds per game.
FOOTBALL: The Aggies' football coaching staff will host a free football clinic for women to learn football skills, techniques and the ins-and-outs of football at Romney Stadium on Wednesday, July 30.
Check-in and registration begins at 6 p.m. with the clinic starting at 6:30 p.m. The clinic is open to all women 18 years and older. Admission is free and there will be a drawing for prizes.
Participants should come dressed ready to be active and are encouraged to enter Romney Stadium from the southwest gate.
For pre-registration or for more information, contact the USU athletics office at 435-797-1850 or register the night of the event at 6 p.m., on the south end of the field.