Utah’s Lander Barton named 2022 Pac-12 Freshman Defensive Player of the Year, presented by Nextiva

Utah’s Lander Barton becomes the second straight Ute to earn this honor (Junior Tafuna last year) and becomes the third straight year a Utah player has won a Pac-12 freshman award (Ty Jordan, 2020 Pac-12 Offensive Freshman Player of the Year).