Two players earn regional academic award while team hits the mark in the classroom as well.
Sarah Duncan named to second team, 10 Utes earn honorable mention.
Utes and Buffs will square off at 3 p.m. on Pac-12 Network.
Utes face Sun Devils live on Pac-12 Network at 8 p.m. MT.
Utes come close with second-half surge but fall just short in Los Angeles.
2012: NSCAA All-West Region Scholar-Athlete ... played 18 games, making 17 starts ... scored her first career goal, the equalizer in a 2-2 draw on the road at Colorado College ... assisted on game-winning goal against Portland State ... part of a defense that ranked third in the Pac-12 in goals allowed per game (1.11) ... named Honorable Mention Academic All Pac-12 ... one of 19 Utes named to the Athletics Academic Honor Roll both semesters ... one of 11 Utes to make the Dean's List both semesters.
2011: Returned from injury to play in 13 games, starting 12 of them ... took six shots, putting three on goal ... earned Pac-12 All-Academic second team honors ... one of 26 Utes named to the Athletics Academic Honor Roll in at least one semester (Spring 2012).
2010: Returned from injury to play in 16 games, making 15 starts in the defense ... took 10 shots, putting seven on goal ... one of 17 Utes named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll and one of seven to earn Dean's List status ... also earned MWC Scholar-Athlete Award.
High School/Club: 2009 Colorado Rush Comeback Player of the Year ... helped Rush to back-to-back State Cup championships (2004-05) and 2008 State Cup runner-up ... 2005 Regional runner-up ... 2009 team MVP and team captain at Dakota Ridge ... 2009 Scholar Athlete of the Year ... three-time unanimous first team all-conference (2007-09) ... 2009 first-team all-state, honorable mention all-state in 2008 ... nominated for the 2009 Legacy of Excellence ... three-year member of the Captains Council (2008-10) ... maintained a 4.0 GPA since seventh grade.
Personal: Born Dec. 23, 1991 ... daughter of Doug and Marilyn Hutton ... has a brother, Tyler and a sister, Katie.