Mackie Claims National Championship on Day Two of Nationals

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NAMPA, Idaho - In the second day of competition at the 2012 NCAA Division I Track & Field Indoor Championships, junior Nachelle Mackie won the national championships in the 800m with a time of 2:03.30, a time that is not only a new school record but also the fastest time in the NCAA this season.

Sweep Weekend in Provo

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PROVO, Utah – The No. 5 BYU Cougars were able to sweep (25-21, 25-20, 26-24) the No. 11 Pacific Tigers for the second night in a row in the Smith Fieldhouse on Saturday.

Mackie Claims National Championship on Day Two of Nationals

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NAMPA, Idaho - In the second day of competition at the 2012 NCAA Division I Track & Field Indoor Championships, junior Nachelle Mackie won the national championships in the 800m with a time of 2:03.30, a time that is not only a new school record but also the fastest time in the NCAA this season.

Rallies Too Late in 9-2 Loss

Right fielder Jaycob Brugman got BYU's first hit of the game and first assist from the outfield of the season in a 9-2 loss at UC Irvine. (Photo by Mark A Philbrick/BYU Photo)

IRVINE, Calif.—Late inning BYU baseball rallies came too late in a 9-2 loss Saturday afternoon at UC Irvine.

BYU, now 5-6, found its stride returning from the previous night’s 6-1 victory over the Anteaters (8-6).

Five of BYU’s seven hits Saturday did not come until after pitcher Crosby Slaught left the game in the seventh inning.  Slaught pitched a no-hitter through the first three innings until BYU’s Jaycob Brugman singled in the fourth.

BYU undefeated in Mountain Region

Spencer Smith earned a singles and doubles win for BYU in its 5-2 victory over No. 46 New Mexico. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Topping No. 46 New Mexico, 5-2, Saturday, the No. 40 BYU men’s tennis team remains undefeated in the Mountain Region for its third year in a row.

“The guys were aware of what we were striving to accomplish,” BYU men’s tennis coach Brad Pearce said. “It was our last match in regional play this year. They embraced what was at stake and I’m so proud of our guys and how they fight for each other and prepare like professionals.”

Whitney, Chauncey Spark Great Night

Third baseman Dillon Robinson led off with a double in the four-run seventh inning to spark a 6-1 victory Friday at UC Irvine. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

IRVINE, Calif.—Brock Whitney drove in five runs, three in the four-run sixth, to lift BYU to a 6-1 victory Friday night at UC Irvine.

Whitney, a sophomore first baseman, hit a two-out double in the seventh to clear the bases and give the Cougars that 6-1 margin. Dillon Robinson led off the seventh with a double and scored when Tanner Chauncey hit a one-out, bases loaded single to give BYU a 3-1 lead.

Eight Cougars Finish with All-America Honors on Day One of Nationals

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NAMPA, Idaho - Eight BYU athletes earned All-America honors while three advanced to final races on day one of the 2012 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships on Friday. 

Tavana Breaks Block Record in Win

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PROVO, Utah – Senior Futi Tavana set the BYU record for total blocks in the rally scoring era to lead the No. 5 BYU men’s volleyball team to its second-straight home match sweep, a victory over No. 11 Pacific (25-23, 25-12, 25-18).

Cougars continue momentum in New Mexico

Michael Eraso secured BYU's win with a 6-4, 6-1 win over his Court 6 opponent. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – The No. 40 BYU men’s tennis team extended its win streak to six matches with a 5-2 win over University of Pacific Friday.

"Today we did what we had to do to win," BYU coach Brad Pearce said. "I thought it was a good preparation match for New Mexico tomorrow. I feel with the conditions here, it's valuable to have a match against good competition and I think we'll be ready for New Mexico tomorrow."

Spring Football Wraps Up First Week

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PROVO, Utah - Putting on the pads for the first time this spring, the BYU football team finished its first week of spring practices outside under the sun on Friday afternoon.

Both sides of the ball were anxious for their first opportunity with some serious contact. Competitiveness was abound on every play with players looking to make an impact.