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Meet Kristupas Totoris. The 6-feet-7-inch shooting guard from Vilnius, Lithuania, is a sophomore at Utah State University Eastern. After proving himself as one of the best 3 point shooters in his freshman season on the SWAC Athletic Conference, the expectations are high for Totoris to have a successful future. He had a season high of 23 points last season in the conference semi-finals against Snow College. This year, Totoris has already scored in double digits in eight of the 11 games he has played.
Posted Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:39pm
Sophomore softball player from Manti, Utah, Madi Blauer is excited for the spring. “The team looks very good this year and it should be a great spring semester, we have made many improvements and have been working very hard, this spring will be our proof of that,” she said. Blauer played centerfield and was a four-year letterer and a two-time state champion while at Manti High School. “Winning a state championship is a feeling unlike any other, it’s very surreal and filled with excitement. All I wanted to do after was hug my mom.”
Posted Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:37pm
Magna, Utah’s, Akosita Tuitupou joined Utah State University Eastern as a center for the women’s basketball team. A freshman this year, she graduated in 2017 from Cyprus High School. She plans on starting the season strong and progressing throughout the year and finish even stronger. Anxious for the season to get going, she stays mentally focused by working out every day and trying to improve her game.
Posted Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:34pm
Utah State University Eastern women’s basketball plays five more preseason games before taking a break during the holidays. The Eagles are having an impressive campaign and hold a 9-3 record heading into their two final home games. With a mix of new and old faces, the team looks poised to make a splash in the Scenic West Athletic Conference when conference play begins in January. The team is riding a three-game-winning-streak, one in which they have beaten their opponents by an average of 15 points each game.
Posted Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:33pm
Ty Detmer was relieved of his offensive coordinator duties at a Brigham Young University. Even if it was a deserving firing, it came as a bit of a surprise. It did not come as a surprise like it was not a move that was needed, or that BYU suddenly started to drastically improve or show signs of being better on offense. It came as a surprise in the fact that is. Ty freaking Detmer. A guy that is widely considered by BYU fans as an all-time great and debatably the greatest football player in BYU history. They fired that guy. When you think of it in that context, it’s a shocking move.
Posted Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:17pm
Four wins and a loss on the road as well as two wins at home leave the Eagles with a 7-4 record. The team headed to Twin Falls, Idaho, on Nov. 17-18 for the Wright Physical Therapy Shootout. The team came home with a loss against Treasure Valley Community College and a huge win against Columbia Basin. The team first faced Treasure Valley Community College and fell 90-78 after a well fought game. Kristupas Totoris led the team offensively with 20 points as well as two rebounds. Carson Bischoff followed with 13 points, six rebounds and three steals.
Posted Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:04pm
The Eagles finished their best season yet, having been nationally ranked all but one week in the NJCAA regular season polls. Their season ended with a loss in the semifinals of the Region XVIII tournament hosted by Snow College. The Utah State University Eastern volleyball team went into the end of season tournament in Ephraim, Utah on Nov. 3-4.
Posted Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:08am
Meet Austin Munhoz, the 17th best goalkeeper in the country. He played his final game for USU Eastern in the semi-finals of the SWAC tournament and was named second team all-region after leading the conference in saves. He is one of the graduating sophomores who will be looking for a college to transfer to play soccer and continue his education. Munhoz sat down for a Q and A to discuss the season. Q. How do you feel the team did this season? Did you get disappointed by the way it ended?
Posted Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:04am
Sophomore center fielder Collin Wilson is more than ready for the upcoming season. The returning starter plans to be a big contributor for the highly anticipated year. “The team this year looks great, we all get along, and if we can bring ourselves together as a team, and play the game one pitch at a time, we can be unstoppable.”
Posted Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:58am
Utah State University Eastern’s men’s Basketball team began their season at the GW Mechanical Tipoff Classic in Casper, Wyoming, on Nov. 3-4. In its first game of the season Eastern faced Central Wyoming College on Friday where they struggled to make their shots and lost 90-65. Trying to find their momentum, the Eagles’ defense going into the second half improved, stopping Central from scoring as much. Sophomore guard Rafael Monteiro led the team against Central with 14 points and eight rebounds. Milan Surlic’ and Nico Rojas followed with 11 and 12 points respectively.
Posted Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:47am