Posted: Jun 17, 2010 6:14 PM
Updated: Jun 18, 2010 1:07 AM
The U.S. Air Force Academy has issued the following statements pertaining to Utah's decision to leave the Mountain West and join the Pac-10.
"The Air Force Academy has enjoyed having The University of Utah in the Mountain West Conference. We wish them the best as they move to the PAC-10."
- Lieutenant General Mike Gould, Superintendent, U. S. Air Force Academy
"Utah has been a great member of the WAC and the MWC and we'll miss them. Utah is a great university with an athletic program that has had tremendous success in many sports. The Air Force Academy wishes all the best for Dr. Chris Hill and the whole Utah athletic staff as they take on this next challenge. The PAC-10 is lucky to have them."
- Director of Athletics Dr. Hans Mueh, Air Force Academy
"The Air Force Academy wishes the University of Utah well in their future endeavors. Movement of universities across the athletic landscapes may continue; however, the Academy's focus will remain resolute: develop young men and women of strong character who will be outstanding leaders for our country."
- Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun