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Dru Gylten



Gylten is on track to graduate from Utah next spring with a degree in kinesiology. She also carries two minors - business and pediatric clinical research - with the goal of applying to physician assistant school in her future.

Gylten boasts a 3.66 GPA and has earned numerous academic honors. She has been named to the Utah AD’s Honor Roll three semesters, Dean’s List four semesters, and was an All-A’s Recipient of Women’s Basketball seven semesters. Gylten was also named to the 2019 PAC-12 Winter Academic Honor Roll and 2019 All-Academic second team.


Gylten is a three-year team captain for the Utes and has also served on the Crimson Council for five years. She received the 2020 Female Most Inspiration Athlete after playing most of the season with a torn labrum in her hip. She has overcome other injuries in her career as well. In addition, Gylten was named the 2021 Bennion Athletes in Service Award Winner.

Gylten has also worked part-time as a CNA during her last semester, where she helped out the elderly community.


Gylten has served as the Crimson Council’s Community Service President for two years.

Since arriving at Utah, she has compiled over 150 hours of community service. Gylten has volunteered with the American Red Cross, Bennion Center, athletic events, local school districts, and local non-profits.


Gylten has been a standout performer for the Utes during her career. She has started every game of her career that she’s played in and now sits fifth all-time at Utah in assists.

Before suffering a season-ending injury last season, Gylten ranked first in the conference in assists (78) and assists per game (5.2). She had also recorded a career-high 13 assists in a single game last season against Montana.

Gylten is a three-time Nancy Lieberman Award Watch List selection and was named to the 2018-19 Pac-12 All-Freshman first team.