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BYU softball releases 2016 schedule

PROVO, Utah – BYU head coach Gordon Eakin announced the 2016 softball schedule on Thursday, which features 16 games against teams that were nationally ranked in the 2015 season, including top-10 finishes for UCLA, Tennessee and Oklahoma.

“We are excited about this year's aggressive schedule." Eakin said. "We play many top programs and many perennial powerhouses. We are excited for the challenge and feel that our team and our program is ready to compete at this level." 

Zerlynn Tiang named Athlete of the Week

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PROVO, Utah – Zerlynn Tiang was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation/Turbo Athlete of the Week by the MPSF and was named conference Swimmer-of-the-Week by after leading BYU to a win against Oregon State last weekend.

Women take first road trip, play at No. 24 Oklahoma Thursday

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PROVO, Utah— After opening the season at home with a 78-62 win over in-state foe Utah Valley, BYU women’s basketball continues its nonconference schedule with its first road trip of the year. The Cougar women (1-0) are at No. 18 Oklahoma (1-0) on Thurs., Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. CT. Fans can listen to the game on BYU Radio on Sirius XM 143 and on the internet at The game will also have streamed video on the Fox Sports Go app., and can be watch on Fox Sports if you have the Fox Sports Regional package on your cable plan.

Cougars selected to compete at national championship

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PROVO, Utah – The No. 24 BYU women’s cross country team returns to the national stage this Saturday for the Division I NCAA Cross Country Championship in Louisville, Kentucky.

“Qualifying for nationals was a major team goal this season,” said BYU head coach Patrick Shane. “We’re excited to go and compete at the national level. I’ve said all along this is a great cross country team. They’ve earned this.”

Gray named Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week

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PROVO, Utah – Senior outside hitter Alexa Gray has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week, the association announced Tuesday.

Gray led No. 12 BYU women's volleyball (23-3, 13-2 WCC) to two come-from-behind road wins, setting new career and BYU records along the way. 

Collinsworth named to Wooden Award Preseason Top 50

LOS ANGELES – The John R. Wooden Award presented by Wendy’s announced that BYU senior Kyle Collinsworth was named to its Preseason Top 50 today on ESPN’s SportsCenter and on Chosen by a preseason poll of national college basketball experts, the list is comprised of 50 student-athletes who are the early front-runners for college basketball’s most prestigious individual honor.

Cougar comeback falls short vs. Long Beach State

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BYU at Long Beach State Postgame Notes

BYU at Long Beach State Box Score

LONG BEACH, C­alifornia – Despite tying the game after trailing by 12 points in the second half, BYU fell 66-65 to Long Beach State early Tuesday morning at the Walter Pyramid. The game started at 10:45 p.m. PST and was played as part of the ESPN Tip-Off Marathon.

Men's tennis signs two recruits

PROVO, Utah-- BYU men's tennis head coach Brad Pearce announced the signing of two high school seniors, Utah standout Brocton Andrus and junior Top 25 Californian Garret Vincent, Monday morning.

"We're excited to have Garret and Brocton join our team," Pearce said. "They will be incredible assets and both will bring different strengths of play to the team. We are looking forward to them joining us next year."

BYU football hosts Fresno State for Senior Day

PROVO, Utah – BYU football will honor its seniors this weekend with a Senior Day matchup against Fresno State on Saturday at 1 p.m. MT. The game will be broadcast live on BYUtv from LaVell Edwards Stadium and simulcast on ESPN3. The ceremony honoring the seniors will take place prior to the game.

BYU (7-3) narrowly fell 20-16 to Missouri last Saturday. Fresno State (3-7, 2-5 Mountain West) routed Hawaii in a 42-14 road contest last weekend.