OGDEN, Utah – Southern Utah freshman Tre James has been named men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week by the Big Sky Conference following a record breaking performance in his first collegiate meet. James ran in the Friday Night Duels last week where he posted 6.70 (6.74 after altitude adjustment) in the 60-meter dash.
Starting guards and Oregon high school products Zach Gengler and Bryce Canda each scored a game-high 16 points as Portland State picked up an 88-77 Big Sky Conference road win at Southern Utah. Gengler’s defense also made a big difference as the Vikings won for the seventh time in eight games.
CEDAR CITY, Utah – The Thunderbird track and field programs kicked off their indoor campaign on Friday at a pair of meets. The majority of the team competed at the Friday Night Duels hosted by NAU while other athletes competed at the Ed Jacoby Invitational hosted by Boise State. Flagstaff, Ariz.
MISSOULA, Montana – Despite trailing just 15-14 with just one minute remaining in the opening half, the Montana Grizzlies managed to blow open the second half for a 43-20 homecoming victory in Missoula. Patrick Tyler threw 16-41-1, including three touchdowns to Mike Sharp.
CEDAR CITY, Utah – Four interceptions, 292 rushing yards, and a record-breaking 10,306 fans in attendance were just a few pieces that contributed to Southern Utah’s 45-31 Big Sky opening victory over Portland State. “I’m extremely proud of the administration, players, coaches, and community,” head coach Demario Warren said.
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota – The Thunderbirds fell to the University of North Dakota (16-25, 17-25, 17-25) to open Big Sky play. “We are still learning how to compete,” SUU head coach Craig Choate said about his team’s effort.
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