Gymnasts show off skills on "Between the LYnes: Elite vs. Street"

Gymnastics Blog | Feb 23, 2017 - Posted by Kristen Kerr at 3:18 pm | Updated: February 24, 2017 5:29 pm | Permalink

Getting to Know: Head coach Guard Young and Jessie Westergard

Gymnastics Blog | Feb 22, 2017 - Posted by Kristen Kerr at 2:05 pm | Updated: February 22, 2017 2:14 pm | Permalink

Guard Young, head coach

What is your favorite movie?
Star Wars.

Who is your celebrity look alike?
Daniel Craig (This is my wife’s celebrity crush).

What are you secretly good at?
Origami.

What is your favorite place you have visited?
Athens, Greece.

What is the most embarrassing song on your iPod?
“Everything is AWESOME” from the LEGO movie.

Gaels outdistance Cougars in second half to secure 70-57 victory

Men's Basketball Blog | Feb 18, 2017 - Posted by Andrew Cook at 9:58 pm | Updated: February 18, 2017 10:09 pm | Permalink

Out of the break Yoeli Childs scored first for the Cougars and two buckets from Eric Mika cut the Gael's deficit to nine. Saint Mary's responded with a 14-2 run to build a 62-40 lead by the 9:31 mark. On the next possesion Haws sank a jumper to lower the deficit to 20 but Saint Mary's held tight to the lead. With 8:40 remaining, Childs hit a jumper to make the score 66-44 but two baskets by the Gaels extended the Gael's lead to 25, the Gael's largest margin of the evening.

Gaels hold 41-30 advantage over Cougars at half

Men's Basketball Blog | Feb 18, 2017 - Posted by Andrew Cook at 8:55 pm | Updated: February 18, 2017 9:01 pm | Permalink

Yoeli Childs opened the scoring for the Cougars with a free throw and a jumper by Erik Mika put the Cougars ahead 3-2. The teams continued to trade baskets, fighting to control the lead until the Gaels established an 11-7 lead near the 15 minute mark. The Cougars stormed back and took a 12-11 advantage after an and-one by Mika but Saint Mary's responded with a 5-0 run.

Cougars defeat Toreros 82-70

Men's Basketball Blog | Feb 16, 2017 - Posted by Sydney Jorgensen at 11:10 pm | Updated: February 16, 2017 11:17 pm | Permalink

Nick Emery recorded the first five points of the second half for the Cougars before a TJ Haws 3-pointer increased BYU’s lead to 55-41 with 15:37 left. Eric Mika’s perfect trip to the charity stripe capped off an 11-3 run to help the Cougars maintain a comfortable 69-52 margin with eight minutes left in play.

Cougars lead Toreros 45-38 at halftime

Men's Basketball Blog | Feb 16, 2017 - Posted by Sydney Jorgensen at 9:56 pm | Updated: February 16, 2017 10:05 pm | Permalink

TJ Haws nailed a 3-pointer to get the game rolling for the Cougars before the Toreros answered with baskets on the next three possessions. A Nick Emery trey helped BYU regain control of the game, sparking a 16-2 run to build a 24-13 advantage with nine minutes on the clock. The Cougars continued to dominate, leading by as many as 18, as Emery made his fifth 3-point shot of the game.

February Baseball Blog

Baseball Blog | Feb 16, 2017 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 9:17 am | Permalink

ATLANTA CHALLENGE LIVE LINKS: Georgia Tech will have  a one-camera setup for a broadcast on the ACC Network Extra (ESPN3).  Kennesaw State will have online streaming , but won't have a play-by-play announcer for the game due to a basketball doubleheader, but will have audio and a crowd mic. See our schedule page for those links: http://byucougars.com/schedule/m-baseball

Getting to Know: Angel Zhong

Gymnastics Blog | Feb 15, 2017 - Posted by Kristen Kerr at 10:56 am | Updated: February 15, 2017 11:08 am | Permalink

Angel Zhong, freshman

What is an interesting fact about you?
I was born in Shanghai, China, before moving to Canada at age 6.

What is your favorite movie?
“Captain America: Civil War.”

If you could have a walk-up song, what would it be?
“Halo” by Beyonce. 

What are you deathly afraid of?
Snails, worms and slugs.

Sugg named College Sports Madness Conference Player of the Week

Softball Blog | Feb 14, 2017 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 3:47 pm | Updated: February 14, 2017 3:57 pm | Permalink

After leading the team to a 2-2 record after the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge, sophomore catcher Libby Sugg was named the College Sports Madness Conference Player of the Week for the West Coast Conference.

Four Cougars named to all-tournament team

Softball Blog | Feb 11, 2017 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 9:25 pm | Updated: February 11, 2017 9:36 pm | Permalink

After a 2-2 record in Puerto Vallarta, BYU softball had four players named to the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge All-Tournament Team, as announced during the closing dinner on Saturday night.