Aug. 15, 2011
LOGAN, Utah -
WEEKLY AGGIE UPDATE - AUGUST 15, 2011
Contact: Kara Fisher - (435) 757-8184
Fri., Aug. 19 --- vs. Weber State, Salt Lake City, 4:30 p.m.
Sun., Aug. 21 --- PORTLAND STATE, 1 p.m.
Utah State's soccer team will begin the 2011 season on Friday, Aug. 19 against Weber State at Rio Tinto Stadium in Salt Lake City at 4:30 p.m. The Aggies will then host Portland State in its home opener on Sunday, Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. USU is 8-5-1 all-time against the Wildcats including a 2-1 win last year at Rio Tinto Stadium, and 1-1-2 all-time against the Vikings. Utah State, who was picked tied for first along with San Jose State in the Western Athletic Conference preseason coaches' poll this year, placed three players on the preseason all-WAC team with senior forward Shantel Flanary, senior midfielder Chandra Salmon-Christensen and junior defender Natalie Norris all earning honors. The Aggies return 13 letterwinners and eight starters from last year's team that finished 9-7-5 and advanced to the WAC Tournament semifinals. Utah State tied with San Jose State for a share of the WAC regular season title. USU brings back five seniors in goalkeeper Molli Merrill, forwards Shantel Flanary and Marissa Sanchez, defender Summer Tillotson and midfielder Chandra Salmon-Christensen.
W 1-0--- at Southern Utah (Ex.)
In its only exhibition of the preseason, Utah State defeated Southern Utah, 1-0, in Cedar City on Saturday, Aug. 13 behind a goal from sophomore midfielder Kendra Pemberton. Junior midfielder Julia Flores collected the ball in the middle of the field and made a great pass to senior striker Shantel Flanary who dribbled past a Thunderbird defender and delivered an outstanding cross. Pemberton nearly had to dive to connect her head with the ball at the six-yard box, as the ball found its way into the left side of the net.
Connor Garner Named to NABC...
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State men’s basketball’s Connor Garner has been named to the...07/18/2017
Utah State Has 105 Student-...
LOGAN, Utah - The Mountain West announced its 2016-17 Scholar-Athlete Award recipients on Tuesday...07/18/2017
Space Still Available for...
Registration is still available for the Utah State-hosted Top of Utah Cross Country Camp 2017 and...07/18/2017
Utah State's Dallin Leavitt...
Utah State senior safety Dallin Leavitt has been named to the 2017 Wuerffel Trophy Watch List, it...07/18/2017
Utah State Has 81 Student-A...
LOGAN, Utah - The Mountain West announced its spring all-academic teams on Monday and Utah State ...07/17/2017
Amy Smith Named Head...
Amy Smith has been named the head gymnastics coach at Utah State University, it was announced...07/17/2017
USU Softball Adds Pitching ...
Utah State softball associate head coach Windy Thees will host a spin clinic on Monday, Aug. 14, ...07/17/2017
Utah State Golfer Braydon...
Utah State's Braydon Swapp lost to BYU's Kelton Hirsch, 7 and 5, in the championship match of the...07/15/2017
Student-Athlete of the Week
Sindri GudmundssonSport: Men's Track & Field
Class: Redshirt FreshmanSindri Gudmundsson Named America First Credit Union USU Student-Athlete of the Week
Official Aggie Gear