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2015 MCLA Week 8 Notebook

Here is an updated look at the MCLA polls. BYU remains at No. 2, Westminster falls one spot to No. 20 and in D-II, Utah State falls 2 spots to be tied at No. 19.
Week 7 Recap
BYU Cougars
The Cougars went 2-0 last weekend with a 23-8 win over UVU and 24-1 win over Washington State. Eighteen players registered at least one point against UVU with Chandler Wescott leading the way (2G, 4A). Dalon Hampshire had 8 saves on 10 shots for the Cougars.

Utah Utes
Utah hosted Washington State on Sunday and took home a 13-5 win. Sean Sloan led the Utes with 4 goals and 2 assists. Goalie Pat Griffin had 9 saves on 14 shots.
Utah State Aggies
The Aggies took to the road and faced Regis on Friday. The Aggies won 21-4. Michael Christiansen (3G, 3A) and Blade Garlow (4G, 2A) each had 6 points to lead the Aggies. Thirteen other Aggies registered at least one point. Bryce Hatfield had 15 saves on 19 shots. On Saturday, the Aggies beat the Colorado School of Mines, 16-4. Garlow had 5 goals and 3 assists to lead the Aggies.
Utah Valley Wolverines
UVU fell to BYU, 23-8. Brian Quick led the Wolverines with 1 goal and 2 assists. Sean Rowley had 23 saves on 46 shots.
Week 8 Preview
BYU Cougars
The Cougars will head to Logan on Thursday to take on Utah State at 5:30pm. Mike Fabrizio is leading the Cougars with 44 points (25G, 19A) and will be a tough match-up for the Aggie defense. BYU is 6-0 against Utah State according to mcla.us.
BYU will return home for a Friday night game against No. 25 Simon Fraser. The Clan have a great attack with six players recording 20 or more points so far this season. Senior midfielder Sam Clare leads the team with 30 goals and 11 assists (3.417ppg). Simon Fraser is 1-6 against the Cougars.
Utah Utes
The Utes will host rival No. 20 Westminster on Wednesday at 7:00pm. The Utes are on a 4 game losing streak to Westminster. Sean Sloan is leading the team with 8 goals and 6 assists.
The Utes will then host Simon Fraser on Sunday at Noon. The series is split, 2-2.
Utah State Aggies
The Aggies will look forward to hosting BYU on Thursday and will look to slow down the high tempo Cougar offense.
Utah Valley Wolverines
The Wolverines will head to Boise this weekend for games against Boise State and Washington State. This will be the first meetings for UVU against the Broncos and Cougars. Boise State comes into the game with a 7-6 record and are greatly improved this year. The Wolverines should get a win against Washington State.
Westminster Griffins
After a mid-week game against Utah, The Griffins will head to Grand Junction, Colorado to play a neutral field scrimmage against NCAA D-II CSU-Pueblo on Saturday.

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