BYU conducts Southern California FanFest

Athletic Department Blog | May 13, 2015 - Posted by at 2:30 pm | Updated: May 13, 2015 2:38 pm | Permalink

BYU Athletics visited Southern California on Tuesday, conducting a FanFest event for Cougar Fans in the Golden Gate state. 

Football head coach Bronco Mendenhall and men's basketball head coach Dave Rose took part in the event along with several players on the football and men's basketball teams and members of the BYU administration and cheer squad. Of course, Cosmo was on hand as well. 

Men’s volleyball adds Slabe to coaching staff

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah – BYU men’s volleyball head coach Chris McGown announced the hiring of former Cougar player Luka Slabe as an assistant coach Wednesday.

Deseret Duel baseball trophy goes to Cougars after 16-6 win at Utah

BYU won the baseball portion of the Deseret First Duel for the seventh time in eight years with a 16-6 victory Tuesday over Utah. (Photo by Ralph R. Zobell)

SALT LAKE CITY—For the seventh time in eight years BYU’s baseball team won the Deseret First Duel, clinching the trophy with a 16-6 victory Tuesday night at Smith’s Ballpark.

BYU improved to 25-22 with Keaton Cenatiempo improving to 4-1 after coming in relief during the first inning against Utah, now 16-30-1.

BYU Baseball houses collection of history and autographs

BYU Baseball Head Coach Mike Littlewood shows off a collection of autographed baseballs owned by the BYU Baseball program. Included are balls signed by Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Cool Papa Bell, Ted Williams, Bob Gibson, Pete Rose, and Bo Jackson.

BYU softball to play in 11th consecutive NCAA regional

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PROVO, Utah – For the third time in the past four years, BYU softball will face the University of Oregon in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Eugene, Oregon.

The Cougars (39-12, 13-2 WCC) play the No. 2 overall seed and Pac-12 champion Ducks Thursday at 5 p.m. PDT. The game will be streamed live through

Mountain West champion Fresno State and Summit League title winner North Dakota State will be the other two teams in the double-elimination pool with games running Thursday through Saturday.

2015 men's volleyball season review

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PROVO, Utah – In 2015, BYU men’s volleyball ended its season in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament quarterfinals with a 17-10 overall and 14-8 league record.

In his fourth season leading the Cougars, Chris McGown coached the team to a fifth-place overall conference finish after being picked to finish sixth in the league to start the season.

The season concluded after falling to No. 5 seed USC at the Galen Center, who BYU split with in regular conference play.

Final week of regular season begins with Utes on Tuesday

(Photo by Deseret First Duel)

With destiny in its own control, BYU’s baseball team begins the final week of the regular season on Tuesday in a non-league game at rival Utah.

The Cougars (24-22 overall and 13-10 in the West Coast Conference) play Utah (16-29-1) on Tuesday to determine the winner of the annual Deseret First Duel. Then BYU travels to Santa Clara (24-26, 11-13) for a three-game series beginning Thursday.

BYU softball to compete in the Eugene Regional

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PROVO, Utah – BYU softball is headed to the Pacific Northwest to face No. 2 overall seed University of Oregon in its first game of NCAA regionals Thursday in Eugene, Oregon.

“We’re optimistic that we can compete in this very strong regional,” BYU head coach Gordon Eakin said. “We start out against one of the best teams in the NCAA this year. If we play to our potential, it should be a great game.”

Cougars Bull over Lions 10-2 in six to conclude regular season

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

LOS ANGELES – BYU softball came out with a chip on its shoulder, run-ruling Loyola Marymount University 10-2 in six innings Saturday afternoon at Smith Field in Los Angeles.

“We’re a pretty good team when we show up,” BYU head coach Gordon Eakin said. “Our players played for the team today. It’s much different than playing for themselves.”

USC wins NCAA St. George Regionals, Finkelstein wins individual title


ST. GEORGE, Utah – After leading all three rounds, Southern California won the 2015 NCAA Division I Women’s Golf St. George Regional Championships on Saturday.