WCC schedule announced, BYU to open vs. Gonzaga

BYU will open 2014-15 West Coast Conference play on Saturday, Dec. 27, at home against Gonzaga. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference announced the 2014-15 men's basketball conference schedule today. The race for the WCC regular season crown will be contested over a 10-week span, and consist of a double round-robin format. Conference play is slated to begin on Saturday, December 27, and will conclude on February 28, 2015.

Cougars kick off season with Blue/White match

(Photo by BYU Photo/Mark Philbrick)

PROVO, Utah – BYU women’s volleyball will begin the 2014 season with its annual Blue/White match Saturday at the Smith Fieldhouse.

The match, which begins at 1 p.m. MDT, will showcase the talent of seven returning starters and five newcomers to the program. Entrance to the event is free of charge to the public.

To learn more about the 2014 women’s volleyball team visit the roster page.

Sunday in Madrid, Blog #2

Associate Athletic Director Brian Santiago shares with the group a summary of the talks given in Sacrament Meeting, for those who do not speak Spanish.

Sunday, Aug. 17 in Madrid with the BYU women's basketball team

Blog #2

The first Sunday in Spain provided BYU women's basketball an opportunity to attend church services, tour the Madrid Temple grounds and experience a little more of the Spanish culture.

More on the day's events, go to: Blog #2, Sunday from Spain


Sunday in Madrid, Blog #2

Women's Basketball Blog | Aug 17, 2014 - Posted by Norma Collett at 5:14 pm | Updated: August 17, 2014 5:27 pm | Permalink

Sunday, Aug. 17 in Madrid with the women’s basketball team

Medeiros leads BYU past Alumni 7-2

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

PROVO, Utah – Elena Medeiros and Ashley Hatch scored two goals apiece to lead BYU women’s soccer to a 7-2 victory over a team comprised of BYU alumni at South Field Saturday night.

“I thought it was a great night for us,” head coach Jennifer Rockwood said. “We are fortunate to have so many great alumni that are close by that can come out and play.”

Women's basketball, Blog 1 from Madrid, Spain

Women's Basketball Blog | Aug 16, 2014 - Posted by Norma Collett at 3:13 pm | Updated: August 17, 2014 4:02 pm | Permalink

Madrid, Spain (Aug. 15 & 16, 2014)

Blog One
The BYU women’s basketball team arrived in Madrid, Spain at 9 a.m., on Saturday, Aug. 16. The Cougars flew from Salt Lake International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport, then onto Madrid.

Fans enjoy Friday night scrimmage at LaVell Edwards Stadium

Jamaal Williams (BYU Photo/Mark Philbrick) (Photo by BYU Photo/Mark Philbrick)

PROVO, Utah – The BYU football team held its fourth open practice of fall camp at LaVell Edwards Stadium in front of about 12,000 fans Friday evening.

The team spent about 20 minutes stretching and running a few position drills before dedicating the rest of the evening to a full scrimmage.

ESPN announces broadcast plans for Utah game

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

PROVO, Utah – ESPN announced today the broadcast plans and game time for BYU’s home game against Utah for the 2014-15 season.

The annual rivalry game will be televised live on ESPNU at 7 p.m. MT (9 p.m. ET) on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The game will also be available live on WatchESPN.com.

The Cougars lead the all-time series with the Utes 129-126. Under coach Dave Rose, BYU is 12-4 against Utah and had won seven-straight and 11 of 12 before last season’s 81-64 setback in Salt Lake.

Friday evening football scrimmage open to the public

(Photo by Jonathan Hardy/BYU Photo)

Fans are invited to come watch the BYU football team's second scrimmage of fall camp on Friday at LaVell Edwards Stadium as the team continues to prepare for the 2014 season.

The scrimmage is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and conclude at approximately 7:30 p.m. Fans should park in the parking lots to the west or south of the stadium. The gates will open at 5 p.m. Concessions will be operating and available for fans during the evening.

Fans will need to sit in the west stands during the scrimmage.

Hill named to Manning Award Watch List

(Photo by BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah - The Allstate Sugar Bowl announced today that junior quarterback Taysom Hill was named to the Manning Award Watch List, an award given to the top quarterback in the country.

The list includes 32 of the top quarterbacks in the nation heading into the 2014 season. The winner will again be selected by a voting panel, which includes national media and each of the Mannings, after the bowls.