Cougar Volleyball Fans Rank Best in Nation

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PROVO, Utah - The third-ranked BYU men's volleyball team is currently averaging the most home fans among all other NCAA Division I-II men's volleyball programs. 

The Cougars are almost doubling the next closest team, Hawaii, in their average home attendance through the first six weeks of the regular season.

BYU had at least 4,000 fans attend each of the four home matches this season, incluidng a packed 5,124 in attendance for the home opener against USC. That home opener remains the highest attended NCAA men's volleyball match this season. 

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BYU Announces New Scoreboards at LaVell Edwards Stadium

The project will include state-of-art LED video walls in the north and south end zones, as well as LED ribbon boards across the top of both end zones.

PROVO, Utah — Thanks to a generous sponsorship by Nu Skin Enterprises, and its partnership with IMG College, BYU today announced plans to replace the video walls and scoreboards in the end zones at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

The project will include state-of-art LED video walls in the north and south end zones, as well as LED ribbon boards across the top of both end zones.

Noah's "block" parties quiet, but sneaky good

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1601 Avenida Cesar Chavez Southeast
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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All Sporting Events at Albuquerque Sports Stadium

* Conference Game
DateSportOpponentLocationResults
Apr 8, 200004/08/00BSBNew Mexico*Albuquerque, NM
Albuquerque Sports Stadium
Loss 4-8
Apr 7, 200004/07/00BSBNew Mexico*Albuquerque, NM
Albuquerque Sports Stadium
Loss 7-10
Apr 6, 200004/06/00BSBNew Mexico*Albuquerque, NM
Albuquerque Sports Stadium
Win 20-2

Cougar Fans Can Follow BYU Athletics on BYUtv

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Follow the Cougars on BYUtv. (Week of February 12-18)
All times – Mountain


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Mon., Feb. 13 at 6 p.m, 9 p.m.
Tues., Feb. 14 at 12 a.m., 5:30 p.m.

Parker Named WCC Player of the Week

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BYU’s Kim Paker has been named WCC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for February 13, announced the league office.

Parker, a 5-foot-10 sophomore guard from Heber City, Utah and Wasatch HS, scored a game-high 16 points in the 70-40 win over No. 18 Gonzaga last Thursday. She was perfect from the free throw line going 3-for-3 while adding five rebounds, four assists and one steal in BYU's only game last week.

The double figures in points were the sixth in league play, the 16th of the year and the 21st of her career.

BYU Has Strength in Pitching

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Hannah Howell - SFB 2013
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BYU beats two ranked teams in first preseason tournament

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Caroline Umphlett - SFB 2013
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Willard Verizon WAC Hitter of the Week

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DENVER – BYU softball’s Delaney Willard and Hawai‘i’s Stephanie Ricketts have been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Hitter and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for Feb. 6-12. This is the first-ever honor for Willard and the first of the season and eighth overall for Ricketts.
 

Season Opener at UC Riverside

Junior Chris Capper will be BYU's starting pitcher for the season opener on Friday at UC Riverside. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Strategy is key in this Friday’s season opener for BYU baseball in a doubleheader at the University of California, Riverside.

The Cougars, 31-27 overall last year, have a three-game series at Riverside, 29-23, before their debut in the West Coast Conference at Saint Mary’s the following week.  Friday’s doubleheader against the Highlanders starts at 3 p.m. PST.  The third game will be on Saturday at noon.