Yuan poised to make move

Maggie Yuan is two shots off the lead going into the final round of the West Coast Conference Championships. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

HOLLISTER, Calif., –Senior Maggie Yuan is within striking distance for a top finish after shooting a second round 4-over 76 at the West Coast Conference Championships on Tuesday.

While Yuan dropped from first to second, she is just two shots behind tournament leader, Alina Ching of Pepperdine.

“Maggie is playing really well right now," BYU coach Carrie Roberts said.

Wolfe Not Ready To Call It A Career

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Batty Named Byers Scholarship Finalist

Miles Batty competes at the National Cross Country Championships in 2011. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah—Senior track and cross country athlete Miles Batty has been selected as one of six finalists for the NCAA’s 2012 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship.

The Byers Scholarships were established in 1988 to recognize the contributions of former NCAA Executive Director Walter Byers. Recipients must have at least a 3.5 grade-point average, demonstrate evidence of superior character and leadership, and show that participation in athletics has been a positive influence on their personal and intellectual development.

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Blair paces the Cougars to fourth after day one

Zac Blair is tied for fifth after the first round of action at the West Coast Conference Championships

HOLLISTER, Calif., –Using balanced scoring the BYU men’s golf team is sitting in fourth after shooting a first round 2-over 290 at the West Coast Conference Championships on Monday.

“We started out great, but really struggled to finish,” said BYU coach Bruce Brockbank.

The Cougars sit only two shots behind of second place Gonzaga, but St. Mary’s took the field by storm, shooting a first round 14-under 274 en route to a huge first place lead.

Yuan Grabs Early Lead

Maggie Yuan is in first place after one round of competition at the West Coast Conference Championships.

HOLLISTER, Calif., –In her first and only season in the West Coast Conference senior Maggie Yuan dominated the field during the first round of the WCC tournament, shooting a 2-over 74.

“It was awesome to see how well Maggie played today," BYU coach Carrie Roberts said. "She was doing everything well."

BYU Volleyball Celebrates Senior Night

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Volleyball Sweeps, Gets #3 Seed

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Cougars Host MPSF Quarterfinal on Saturday

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PROVO - The BYU men's volleyball team earned itself a 3-seed in the upcoming MPSF Tournament and will host 6-seed Long Beach State this Saturday, April 21, at 7 p.m. MT in the Fieldhouse. The match will be broadcast live on BYUtv and online for free at byutvsports.com/gameday.

After a three-way tiebreaker, BYU's 17-5 league record put them at third in the conference standings and afforded them the opportunity to host a first-round match in the conference tournament.

Utah baseball vs. BYU in Deseret Duel Tuesday, 6 p.m.

BYU baseball hosts Utah on Tuesday at 6 p.m., at Larry H. Miller Field. PIctured l to r, front row: Jaycob Brugman and Wes Guenther. Back row: Dillon Robinson, Chris Capper, Austin Hall and Adam Miller. (Photo by Mark A. Philbrick)

Junior right-handed pitcher Chris Capper (3-4, 2.75) gets the starting assignment for BYU when it hosts Utah Tuesday at 6 p.m.