BYU to play in the WCC Quarterfinals on Friday

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

Game notes: BYU in the WCC Quarterfinals

BYU will face the winner of No. 6 seed San Diego and No. 7 seed Pepperdine on Friday, March 8, 2013, in the quarterfinals of the WCC Championships at approximately 8:30 p.m. PST at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. San Diego and Pepperdine play on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. PST. The San Diego vs. Pepperdine game will be televised live on BYUtv.

Steed, Hamson garner WCC honors

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Haley Steed and Jennifer Hamson have been named to the 2012-13 All-West Coast Conference Team. The league’s nine head coaches vote on the all-conference team.

The honor is the second for Steed and the first for Hamson. In October both were named to the All-WCC Preseason Team along with Lexi Eaton. Eaton suffered a season-ending injury eight games into the 2012-13 campaign.

No. 1 BYU at home Friday and Saturday

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

No. 1 BYU Cougars (13-3, 12-2 MPSF)
No. 12 Cal Baptist Lancers (7-9, 4-7 MPSF)

PROVO, Utah – Coming off two road victories, the No. 1 BYU men’s volleyball team is back at home, welcoming No. 12 Cal Baptist to the Smith Fieldhouse Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. MST.

Cal Baptist is the only Mountain Pacific Sports Federation opponent BYU has yet to face this season. This is the Lancers first season in the conference.

BYU gets six nominations for Utah's State of Sport Awards

(Photo by Erin Tew/BYU Graphics)

PROVO, Utah—BYU received six nominations for Utah’s Second Annual Governor’s State of Sport Awards. Fan voting is open until April 9.

VOTING ENDS APRIL 11!!!!

Fans can vote for the Cougars at www.stateofsportawards.com

Davies and Haws named All-WCC

(Photo by BYU Photo)

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference announced today that BYU’s Brandon Davies and Tyler Haws have been named to the 2012-13 All-WCC Team. The All-WCC Team includes the top 10 players as voted upon by the league’s nine head coaches and is based on league games only.

Patch named AVCA and MPSF POW for second straight week

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

PROVO, Utah – Freshman Ben Patch was named this week’s player of the week by both the American Volleyball Coaches Association and the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation for the second week in a row.

The 6-foot-8 outside hitter is the first player ever to win consecutive Sports Imports/AVCA Player of the Week honors.

Cougars top 195 in rematch vs. Utah State

(Photo by Mark A Philbrick/BYU Photo)

LOGAN, Utah (March 4, 2013) – For the third meet in a row, the BYU women’s gymnastics team scored a 195 or better and outscored the Utah State Aggies 195.025-192.900 on Monday night at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

The meet was the second of the year between the Cougars and Aggies, with BYU taking home a victory in both contests.

Day one of spring football in the books

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah - The first preparations for the 2013 football season began with energy and enthusiasm on Monday night with the first practice of spring football.

Four Cougars qualify for NCAA Indoor Championships

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

PROVO, Utah – Four athletes will represent the BYU men’s track and field team this weekend at the NCAA Indoor Championships at Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville, Ark.

Victor Weirich, Jared Ward, Tylor Thatcher and Ryan Waite qualified for the national meet by finishing the season ranked in the top 16 nationally in their respective events.

BYU, UConn agree to home-and-home football series

Cougar fans can watch BYU play UConn in Rentschler Field (pictured above) in East Hartford, Conn., in 2014 before the Huskies come to LaVell Edwards Stadium in 2015. (Photo by University of Connecticut)

PROVO, Utah (March 4, 2013) — Brigham Young University and the University of Connecticut today announced the schools have agreed to a home-and-home football series for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. 

The Cougars and Huskies will meet at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Aug. 28, 2014 with the second game being played at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Oct. 31, 2015. The series marks the first-ever meetings between the two schools in football.