The Ute volleyball team's 2013 campaign starts TONIGHT against Utah State at 7 p.m. MT in the Huntsman Center.
Aug 30, 2013
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The University of Utah volleyball team opens its 38th season by hosting the Utah Classic in the Jon M. Huntsman Center, beginning TONIGHT at 7 p.m. against Utah State.
Keep Up With Utah Volleyball: Tune into a live video stream of all three of Utah's matches this weekend at pac-12.com. Dan Clayton, will have the play-by-play call of Friday's Utah State match with Gavin McCallister as the color analyst.
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Utah Volleyball Social Networks: Make sure you `Like' Utah Volleyball on Facebook to receive inside information from the Utes as well as set-by-set updates during matches.
The Utah Volleyball YouTube page also offers fans a wide selection of unique video content highlighting the Utes.
Classic Wins: The Utes captured the 2012 Utah Classic title with three, 3-0 victories over Utah Valley, Cal Poly and Nevada. Senior outside hitter Morgan Odale (Star, Idaho) was named the Most Valuable Player at the 2012 Utah Classic after posting a team-high 3.44 kills per set on a .333 hitting percentage. Juniors Bailey Bateman (Hooper, Utah) and Shelby Dalton (Moab, Utah) joined Odale on the all-tournament team.
Block Party VIP: Senior middle blocker Erin Redd-Brandon (Spanish Fork, Utah) is nine blocks shy of becoming the 10th member of Utah's 400-block club. She has 391 career blocks (368 blocks assists and 23 block solos) heading into the 2013 campaign.
She is five total blocks away from tying Karolina Bartkowiak's (396 from 2007-10) entering Utah's top-10 list in all-time career total blocks.
Redd-Brandon is seventh in Utah history with 368 block assists and currently stands 12 shy of tying Danielle Killpack (380 from 2008-11) for sixth place in school history.