Weekly Aggie Update
Utah State's winter and spring sports continue this week with men and women's basketball, gymnastics, men and women's tennis, and men and women's indoor track & field all in action.
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WEEKLY AGGIE UPDATE - JANUARY 26, 2015

MEN'S BASKETBALL
Contact: Kyle Cottam - (435) 797-2066

This Week
Tues., Jan. 27 --- WYOMING, 7 p.m. (ROOT)
Sat., Jan. 31 --- at San Diego State, 6 p.m. (MT) (CBSSN)
• Utah State men's basketball (11-8, 4-3) continues its 2014-15 season this week with a pair of Mountain West games as it hosts Wyoming (17-3, 6-1) on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. in a game that will be televised regionally on ROOT Sports (Comcast Ch. 52/693HD, Dish Network Ch. 414, DirecTV Ch. 683), and plays at San Diego State (15-5, 5-2) on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. (MT). in a game that will be televised nationally on CBS Sports Network (Comcast Ch. 269/753HD, Dish Network Ch. 158, DirecTV Ch. 221). USU is 24-45 all-time against the Cowboys including a 17-16 home record, and 3-3 all-time against the Aztecs including a 1-1 road record.

Last Week
W, 70-54 --- at Nevada
L, 77-79 OT --- at UNLV
• Utah State posted a 1-1 Mountain West record last week with a 70-54 road win at Nevada and a 79-77 overtime road loss at UNLV. Against the Wolf Pack, sophomore wing Jalen Moore tied his career-high with 22 points, while junior guard Chris Smith and redshirt freshman forward David Collette each added 10 points. USU finished the game shooting 45.8 percent (27-59), including 46.7 percent from three-point range (7-15) and 69.2 percent at the free throw line (9-13). UN shot 35.0 percent (21-60), including 11.1 percent from behind the arc (2-18) and 66.7 percent at the charity stripe (10-15). Against the Rebels, Collette scored 24 points, junior guard Darius Perkins had 19 points and Moore recorded his third career double-double with 12 points and a career-best 14 rebounds. USU finished the game shooting 48.1 percent (26-54), including 41.2 percent from three-point range (7-17) and 62.1 percent at the free throw line (18-29). UNLV shot 40.6 percent (26-64), including 32.1 percent from behind the arc (9-28) and 78.3 percent at the charity stripe (18-23).

GYMNASTICS
Contact: Sean O'Sullivan - (435) 797-8584

This Week
Fri., Jan. 30 --- BOISE STATE/UC DAVIS, 7 p.m.
• Utah State gymnastics (2-1, 1-1) continues its 2015 season this week with a home tri-meet against Mountain Rim Gymnastics foe Boise State along with UC Davis on Friday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m.

Last Week
W, 195.500-195.300 --- at BYU
• Behind a historically strong beam score in its final rotation, Utah State captured a 195.500-195.300 win at BYU, marking its first win in Provo since 1999. USU notched a 48.850 on the vault, a 48.575 on the uneven bars, a 49.275 on the beam, which is good for the third-best team score in school history, and a 48.800 on the floor for a final of 195.500. BYU recorded a 49.050 on vault, a 48.850 on the uneven bars, a 48.175 on the beam and a 49.225 on the floor for their score of 195.300. Junior McKinzey Martinez won the all-around for USU with a career-high score of 39.250 (vault: 9.850, bars: 9.775, beam: 9.875, floor: 9.750), while senior Sarah Landes recorded a 39.075 to place fourth (vault: 9.800, bars: 9.725, beam: 9.875, floor: 9.675). Sophomore Bailey McIntire claimed fifth in the all-around with a 39.000 (vault: 9.725, bars: 9.725, beam: 9.700, floor: 9.850). Overall, Martinez tied for first-place on vault with a 9.850, and tied for first on beam with a 9.875 along with Landes, while redshirt sophomore Hayley Sanzotti tied for third with a 9.850. Martinez also tied for third on bars (9.775), while McIntire tied for third on floor (9.850).

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
Contact: Megan Allen - (435) 797-5547

This Week
Wed., Jan. 28 --- at Wyoming, 7 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 31 --- SAN DIEGO STATE, 2 p.m.
• Utah State women's basketball (6-13, 3-4) continues its 2014-15 season this week with two Mountain West games as it plays at Wyoming (7-10, 2-5) on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. and hosts San Diego State (6-12, 3-4) on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. USU is 7-14 all-time against the Cowgirls and 1-4 all-time against the Aztecs. Live streaming for both games is available at utahstateaggies.tv.

Last Week
W, 68-57 --- NEVADA
W, 85-72--- UNLV
• Utah State posted a 2-0 Mountain West home record last week with a 68-57 win against Nevada and an 85-72 win against UNLV. Against the Wolf Pack, freshman guard Tilar Clark scored a career-high 17 points, while fellow freshman guard Funda Nakkasoglu had 15 points and seven assists, and freshman center Hannah Hutchins added 12 points. USU finished the game shooting 48.1 percent (26-54), including 30.0 percent from three-point range (3-10) and 86.7 percent at the free throw line (13-15). UN shot 39.3 percent (22-56), including 12.5 percent from behind the arc (1-8) and 54.5 percent at the charity stripe (12-22). Against the Rebels, senior forward Jasmine Porter scored a career-high 17 points, Nakkasoglu also scored 17 points to go along with career-high tying eight assists, and senior forward Ingrida Strikas recorded her first-ever double-double with 16 points and a season-high 10 assists. USU finished the game shooting 53.7 percent (29-54), including 33.3 percent from three-point range (4-12) and 82.1 percent at the free throw line (23-28). UNLV shot 34.9 percent (22-63), including 31.3 percent from behind the arc (15-16) and 71.9 percent at the charity stripe (23-32).

MEN'S TENNIS
Contact: Sean O'Sullivan - (435) 797-8584

This Week
Fri., Jan. 30 --- MONTANA, 11 a.m.
Sat., Jan. 31 --- at Utah, 5 p.m.
• Utah State men's tennis (6-0, 1-0) continues its 2015 spring season with two matches this week as it hosts Montana on Friday, Jan. 30 at 11 a.m. and plays at Utah on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m.

Last Week
W, 4-1 --- WEBER STATE
W, 7-0 --- COLORADO MESA
W, 4-3 --- #70 SAN DIEGO STATE
• Utah State posted a 3-0 home record last week with a 4-1 win against Weber State, a 7-0 win against Colorado Mesa and 4-3 win against No. 70 San Diego State. Against the Wildcats, sophomore Dennis Baumgartner won at the No. 2 spot (6-4, 6-2), senior Marcus Fritz won at the No. 3 spot (6-2, 6-7, 7-5) and freshman Jaime Barajas won at the No. 5 spot (6-4, 6-2). In doubles, Baumgartner and Fritz won at the first position (7-6), sophomore Jack Swindells and senior Matt Sweet won at the second position (6-1), and sophomore Karan Salwan and Barajas won at the third position (6-3). Against the Mavericks, Swindells won at the No. 1 spot (6-2, 6-1), Barajas won at the No. 2 spot (6-1, 6-4), sophomore Sebastian Schneider won at the No. 3 spot (6-2, 6-0), Sweet won at the No. 4 spot (6-1, 6-4), freshman Andrew Nakajima won at the No. 5 spot (6-1, 6-1) and sophomore Tomas Cosmai won at the No. 6 spot (6-0, 6-1). In doubles, Baumgartner and Fritz won at the first position (6-2), Sweet and Swindells won at the second position (6-0) and Nakajima and Schneider won at the third position (6-2). Against the Aztecs, Baumgartner won at the No. 2 spot (2-6, 6-2, 6-1), Salwan won at the No. 4 spot (6-2, 7-5), Barajas won at the No. 5 spot (7-6, 7-6) and Schneider won at the No. 6 spot (6-2, 6-0).

WOMEN'S TENNIS
Contact: Sean O'Sullivan - (435) 797-8584

This Week
Wed., Jan. 28 --- at No. 65 BYU, 12 p.m.
• Utah State women's tennis (3-0, 0-0) continues its 2015 spring season this week with a road match at No. 65 BYU on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 12 p.m.

Last Week
W, 6-1 --- WEBER STATE
W, 7-0 --- IDAHO STATE
W, 7-0 --- COLORADO MESA
• Utah State posted a perfect 3-0 home record during the week, with a 6-1 win against Weber State, a 7-0 win against Idaho State and a 7-0 win against Colorado Mesa. Against the Wildcats, senior McKenzie Davis won at the No. 1 spot (6-0, 6-3), sophomore Nini Guensler won at the No. 2 spot (6-3, 6-1), junior Kallie Sperry won at the No. 4 spot (6-2, 7-6), freshman Sabrina Demerath won at the No. 5 spot (7-6, 6-3) and freshman Meghan Lyall won at the No. 6 spot (6-4, 7-5). In doubles, Davis and freshman Maggie O'Meara won at the second position (6-0), and Guensler and sophomore Lexi Turley won at the No. 3 spot (6-2). Against the Bengals, Davis won at the No. 1 spot (6-0, 6-0), setting a new school record in career singles wins with 74, passing Hailey Swenson (2007-11) for the top spot, Guensler won at the No. 2 spot (6-2, 6-2), Turley won at the No. 3 spot (6-1, 6-1), Sperry won at the No. 4 spot (6-4, 6-1), Demerath won at the No. 5 spot (6-1, 6-2) and Lyall won at the No. 6 spot (6-4, 6-3). In doubles, Davis and O'Meara won at the first position (6-3), Guensler and Turley won at the second position (6-3) and Lyall and Demerath won at the third position (6-4). Against the Mavericks, Davis won at the No. 1 spot (6-1, 6-0), Guensler won at the No. 2 spot (6-0, 6-1), O'Meara won at the No. 3 spot (6-1, 6-0), Demerath won at the No. 4 spot (6-2, 6-0), junior Amber Stuhlmann won at the No. 5 spot (6-3, 6-3), and sophomore Katie Sweet won at the No. 6 spot (7-6, 6-2). In doubles, Guensler and Turley won at the first position (6-2), O'Meara and Davis won at the second position (6-1), and Sperry and Stuhlmann won at the third position (6-1).

INDOOR TRACK & FIELD
Contact: Lea Williams - (435) 797-8584

This Week
Sat., Jan. 31 --- at New Mexico Invitational, All Day
• Utah State's indoor track & field teams will continue its 2015 season this weekend at the New Mexico Collegiate Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 31.

Last Week
NTS --- at Boise State Invitational
• Utah State's men and women's track and field teams continued their stellar indoor campaign at the Boise State hosted Bronco Invitational last weekend. In all, USU collected 25 top-five finishes in their second meet of the season. In addition to its 25 top-five finishes, Utah State also had five individuals win event titles including senior Nic Bowens in both the 60m dash (6.75) and the 200m (21.26), junior Cole Lambourne in the 400m (47.21), with his brother, freshman Clay Lambourne winning 600m (1:18.19). Senior Eric Shellhorn topped the 800m (1:52.12) and senior Sam Nielson won the triple jump (12.73m/41-09.25) for the second-straight week. Other top performances for the Aggie men included junior Parker Bluth placing second in both the 60m dash (6.80) and the 200m (21.37), while senior Jacob Bautista finished third in the 60m dash (6.91) and fifth in the 200m (21.80). Along with winning the 400m, Cole Lambourne also posted a time of 21.75 in the 200m, helping him place third in that event. Freshman Tyus Kuykendall finished fifth in the 400m (49.83), while freshman Jordan Buetler placed third in the 800m (1:55.03). Junior Kevin Allen placed third in the shot put (15.93m/52-03.25) and fourth in the weight throw (15.76m/51-08.50). On the women's side, Chari Hawkins placed second in both the 60m hurdles (8.54) and the long jump (5.63m/18-05.75), as well recording a throw of 11.06m (36-03.50) good enough to place 19th in the shot put. Other top performances for the women included freshman Kelsey Yamauchi placing third in the 3,000m (9:59.80) with fellow freshman Caroline Weiler placing fourth (10:00.47). Adela Hofmannova finished fourth in the 1,000m (2:55.13), while senior Amber Thompson placed fourth in the pole vault (3.65m/11-11.75). Additionally, senior Jodi Williams placed fourth in the high jump (1.70m/5-07.00), sophomore Brittany Rawlins finished fifth in the 60m dash (7.89), with senior Melanie Heslop taking fifth in the weight throw (16.28m/53-05.00).

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