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Utah Baseball Beats BYU on walk off hit - Finishes dominant 2013-14 year in rivalry

Utah baseball caps comeback versus BYU, finishing a dominant season for all sports over the rivals from Provo.

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Utah had trailed the entire baseball game versus BYU on Tuesday. BYU jumped out to a 2-0 lead early on, and held a 4-2 lead going into the bottom of the 9th-inning.

Utah had battled all night long, using four pitchers in the game, with none of them going more than three innings.

TJ Bennett started the comeback for the Utes in the ninth with a double. Josh Rose walked and AJ Young drove in Bennett on an RBI single. To continue the rally, Cory Hunt doubled to tie the game at 4-4, and Biss Larsen finished the comeback with a walk-off single to win the game 5-4.

The baseball win on Tuesday capped what has to be one of the most dominate athletic seasons Utah has had over BYU in history.

BYU started the year beating Utah in both women's soccer and volleyball. Both of those match ups were way back in September. Utah then ripped off a string of victories versus the rivals from Provo up until March, and the first baseball matchup. BYU won the first two games of the baseball series, one in blowout fashion, while Utah took the final two.

Here is a run down of every matchup during this past year:

Sep 06  - Women's soccer @ BYU - BYU won 0-1
Sep 17 - Women's volleyball @ Utah - BYU won 2-3
Sep 21 - Football @ BYU - Utah won 20-13
Dec 14 - Women's basketball @ BYU - Utah won 82-74 (2 OT)
Dec 14 - Men's basketball @ Utah - Utah won 81-64
Jan 11 - Women's gymnastics @ Utah - Utah won 196.650-194.550
Jan 24 - Men's swimming/diving @ BYU - Utah won 172-128
Jan 24 - Women's swimming/diving @ BYU - Utah won 175-128
Feb 19 - Women's tennis @ Utah - Utah won 4-3
Feb 22 - Men's tennis @ Utah - Utah won 5-2
Mar 04 - Baseball @ BYU- BYU won 3-20
Mar 20 - Women's softball @ Utah - Utah won 1-0
Mar 25 - Baseball @ Utah - BYU won 4-3
May 06 -  Baseball @ BYU - Utah won 12-10
May 13 -  Baseball @ Utah - Utah won 5-4

Utah finished the 2013-14 athletic season with 11 wins versus 4 losses to the rivals from down south - with Utah winning the major match ups in football and basketball as the headlining wins. Football continued their dominance over BYU with their 4th consecutive victory in the series, while men's basketball finally got the monkey off their back, snapping a seven game losing streak to the boys in blue with a blowout victory in the Huntsman Center.