USC fell to 16-3 in all-time meetings with Utah and had a three-match winning streak over the Utes snapped. As the road team, the Utes defeated the Trojans for only the second time in the series history and won at Galen Center for the first time.
The Trojans lost back-to-back matches for the third time this season.
Freshman OH Khalia Lanier posted her 10th double-double of the season with 18 kills and 13 digs.
Senior libero Taylor Whittingham registered her 18th match this season in double digits for digs and crossed the 20-dig threshold in a single match for the eighth time this season.