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BYU hosts Alaska Anchorage in exhibition on Saturday

Freshman Frank Bartley IV and the Cougars take on Alaska Anchorage on Saturday at 7 p.m. MDT in the Marriott Center. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah – In its final tuneup for the 2013-14 season, BYU basketball will host Alaska Anchorage in an exhibition game at the Marriott Center Saturday at 7 p.m. MDT. The game will be televised live on BYUtv and broadcast on the Cougar IMG Sports Network on KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM/1160 AM.

Cougars sweep Lions in nailbiter

(Photo by Todd Wakefield/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah - Sophomore Alexa Gray tied her season-high of 22 kills to lead the No. 21 BYU women’s volleyball team to a sweep (30-28, 29-27, 25-21) over Loyola Marymount Thursday night at the Smith Fieldhouse. 

Cross country national championship teams inducted into BYU Hall of Fame

PROVO, Utah—Members of the 1997, 1999, 2001 and 2002 BYU women’s cross country national championship teams were inducted into the BYU Hall of Fame Oct. 24 in a special ceremony. The inductees were also honored during halftime of the football game against Boise State Oct. 25.

1997

Experts had picked defending champion Stanford to easily repeat as cross country champions in 1997. The media, coaches and publications all agreed Stanford was the best team. The Cardinal hadn't lost a meet in over a year.

Seventh place finish at Rainbow Wahine Invitational

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WAHIAWA, Hawaii - The BYU women's golf team finished in seventh place at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational on Thursday.

Jorgensen, Falslev having surgery

Football Blog | Oct 31, 2013 - Posted by at 4:54 pm | Updated: October 31, 2013 6:08 pm | Permalink

BYU senior linebacker Austen Jorgensen will miss the rest of the year and senior receiver/return specialist JD Falslev will be out 3-4 weeks due to planned surgeries. 

Palmer named MPSF/TURBO Athlete of the Week

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PROVO, Utah -- BYU junior swimmer Hayden Palmer was named MPSF/TURBO Male Athlete of the Week after his record-breaking performance against Colorado Mesa last weekend. 

Palmer grabbed first place in the 400 individual medley with a time of 3:57.91 to break the Richards Building pool record. The previous record was set by Gary Tan in 2004 who completed the event in 3:59.41. Last year, Palmer was named to the All-MPSF First Team for his performance in the 400 IM (3:47.54). 

Parkinson and Cougars in 1st place after round one

STOCKTON, Calif. - Sophomore Joe Parkinson and the No. 45 BYU men's golf team finished on top in the Pacific Invitational's first round on Thursday. 

"We played really well today and got off to a good start," BYU men's golf head coach Bruce Brockbank said. "The guys just really hung in there. It's always fun to play well, so it'll be nice to come out tomorrow holding the lead. It'll be interesting to see how we handle it."

BYU’s Taysom Hill Earns Manning Award Player of the Week Honor

This week's Manning Award is Taysom Hill's fifth different National Player of the Week award received this season. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

Taysom Hill, a sophomore from Brigham Young University, has been selected as Manning Award Player of the Week. He earns the win over seven other Manning Award Stars of the Week in the Allstate Sugar Bowl's Facebook contest.  This is Hill’s first win.

Hill completed 27-of-41 passes for 339 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions. He turned in a very impressive performance as he added 69 rushing yards and a touchdown in a 37-20 win over Boise State – the Cougars first-ever win over the Broncos.

Exhibition games on tap this week

Senior Kim Beeston returns as the team's assists leader. (Photo by Bella Torgenson/BYU Photo)

In preparation for the 2013-14 women’s basketball season, the Cougar women will play two exhibition games this week.

BYU hosts Colorado Mesa University on Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. and in-state foe Westminster College Saturday, Nov. 2 in a 3 p.m. tipoff. Both contests are free to the public and will be heard live on BYU Radio.

The Cougar women return nine letterwinners and two starters from a team that compiled a 23-11 record, finished tied for third in the West Coast Conference and competed for the second straight year in the postseason WNIT.