Guard Young, head coach
What is your favorite movie?
Who is your celebrity look alike?
Daniel Craig (This is my wife’s celebrity crush).
What are you secretly good at?
What is your favorite place you have visited?
What is the most embarrassing song on your iPod?
“Everything is AWESOME” from the LEGO movie.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.