Rodgers wins PING Cougar Classic, team comes in third

Day 1 Recap

PROVO, Utah – Jordan Rodgers won the individual title at the PING Cougar Classic on Saturday. As a team, BYU men’s golf finished in third place in the tournament.

Rodgers and Seokwon Jeon from Utah State finished the third round in a tie for first place. The two players shot a playoff round to determine the winner. Rodgers birdied the second playoff hole to win his last tournament of his career.

Chauncey singles in winning run in soggy 10th

Marshall picked up his first victory of the season throwing two scoreless innings on Friday against San Francisco. (Photo by BYU Photo/Mark Philbrick)

PROVO, Utah – Tanner Chauncey singled to left field in the 10th inning to drive in the winning run for BYU in a 6-5 series-clinching victory over San Francisco Friday night at Larry H. Miller Field.

The Cougars loaded the bases in the bottom of the 10th with nobody out before Chauncey singled over the left fielder’s head to put BYU (20-19, 10-7) above .500 for the first time this season. 

Cougars cruise past Toreros 8-0

(Photo by BYU Photo/Mark Philbrick)

PROVO, Utah — Sophomore McKenna Bull pitched a dominating performance for BYU softball against San Diego Friday night in Provo, giving up only one hit in the first game of a rain-shortened doubleheader. 

The Cougars (32-9, 7-0 West Coast Conference) took the first game 8-0 in five innings over the Toreros (28-19, 7-3 WCC) while the nightcap was in the middle of the third frame when it was suspended until Saturday at 11 a.m. MDT.

Rose hires Andrew May as director of operations

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PROVO, Utah – BYU coach Dave Rose announced today the hiring of Andrew May as the program’s director of basketball operations. 

May comes to BYU from Salt Lake Community College, where he served as an assistant coach for the last four years. Prior to his time at SLCC, he was a student manager at BYU from 2006-11, including four years as head manager from 2007-11.

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Division I Women's Golf St. George Regional Championship

Women's Golf St.George Regional 

The 2015 Division I Women’s Golf St. George Regional Championships will be held in St. George, Utah, at Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club, May 7-9, 2015. Brigham Young University is the host for the St. George Regional, which is one of four regional championships taking place the second weekend in May.

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Cougars cruise past first-place San Francisco 14-4

Following Colton Shaver's (right) home run he gets a tip of the cap from Dillon Robinson en route to a 14-4 victory over first-place San Francisco Thursday night at Miller Park. (Photo by Mark A Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah—Colton Shaver's homer in the seven-run second inning and his five RBI of the night led BYU baseball past San Francisco in a 14-4 victory Thursday night at Miller Park.

The Cougar victory stopped a nine-game conference win streak for the first-place Dons (22-21, 14-5 West Coast Conference). The win also brought BYU (19-19, 9-7 WWC) back to .500 for the second time this season.

Five Cougars earn All-MPSF awards

(Photo by BYU Photo/Todd Wakefield)

PROVO, Utah—Five BYU men's volleyball players received Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors Thursday, with Michael Hatch, Jake Langlois, Matt Underwood, Phil Fuchs and Brenden Sander receiving awards.

Bull fans 10 as Cougars top Aggies 8-1

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PROVO, Utah – Sophomore ace McKenna Bull’s 10 strikeouts led BYU softball to an 8-1 victory over Utah State in nonconference action Wednesday night at Gail Miller Field.

BYU softball's Gordy Bravo thriving in the program's unique environment

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Haws named Utah Collegiate Male Athlete of the Year

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SALT LAKE CITY – BYU senior guard Tyler Haws was named the Utah Collegiate Male Athlete of the Year at the Governor’s State of Sport Awards Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena.

Haws finished his senior season third in the nation and first in the WCC in scoring at 22.2 points per game while also averaging 4.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. The senior guard out of Alpine, Utah, concluded his decorated career as BYU’s all-time scoring leader with 2,720 points.