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2013-2014 Swim and dive preview

PROVO, Utah -- It’s time for the BYU men’s and women’s swim and dive teams to get back in the water as they head into the 2013-2014 season, their third in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.

BYU ties third place after first day

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BREMERTON, Wash. -- The BYU men's golf team tied in third place at the Husky Invitational on Monday with Joe Parkinson leading the way.

"We sure played well in the first round," BYU men's golf head coach Bruce Brockbank said. "The forecast was cold and rainy all day, but the first round was good. The second round, the weather picked up, so it was a little more difficult and we didn't finish the round very well." 

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BYU vs. Utah - Week 4

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Following a bye week and 40-21 victory against No. 15 Texas, BYU hosts in-state rival Utah Saturday at 8:15 p.m. MDT on ESPN2. Fans can listen in on the Cougar IMG Sports Network 1160 AM, 102.7 FM and, as well as ESPN 700.

Alumni weekend with golf, scrimmage, game

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There are enough BYU baseball alumni returning this weekend to fill rosters for both teams this Saturday in the alumni vs. alumni game on Saturday at 11 a.m.

However, there are still spots available for any other interested Cougar alumni to play in that game. Those interested in doing so should contact the BYU baseball coaches at 801-422-5049.

BYU, Utah announce two-game football series

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PROVO, Utah – Brigham Young University and the University of Utah today announced the two schools have agreed to a home-and-home series for 2017 and 2018.

Under the new contract, the Cougars will play in Provo on Sept. 9, 2017 and in Salt Lake City on Nov. 24, 2018. With two games already under contract, BYU and Utah will now play the Deseret First Duel four times in the next six years — 2013, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Late goal beats Cougars

No. 6 BYU suffered its first loss of the season, 1-0, to UCLA Irvine before 4,672 fans. (Photo by BYU Photo/Bella Torgerson)

UC Irvine scored a goal with 30 seconds left to upset the No. 6 BYU women’s soccer team Saturday night at South Field.

Irvine senior forward Natalia Ledezma snuck the game-winning goal past BYU goalkeeper Erica Owens. Owens came out of goal, but Zoya Farzaneh passed the ball to Ledezma who was able to get the shot off. The Cougars scrambled in the final seconds for a scoring chance but came up short to suffer their first loss of the season.

Goryachkov takes singles title, Sargeant and Galli take doubles

goryachkov">Andrey Goryachkov of BYU took the singles title Saturday in the Utah Fall Tennis Classic.
Sophomore Andrey Goryachkov of BYU took the singles title and teammates junior Francis Sargeant and freshman Sterling Galli won the doubles title Saturday in the Utah Fall Tennis Classic.
"I was happy for Andrey," BYU coach Brad Pearce said. "He came out intense and clearly showed he wanted to win.

BYU wins Autumn Classic

BYU's women's cross country team placed runners in the 5, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11 spots to win its own Autumn Classic. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah - Andrea Nelson Harrison led the BYU women to the Autumn Classic title Saturday with a final score of 37 points, beating conference rival Portland by two points.

BYU also finished ahead of No. 24 Weber State and Idaho State, who took home third and fourth place.

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Thatcher, Cougars win Autumn Classic

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PROVO, Utah- Tylor Thatcher and the No. 4 BYU men’s cross country team won the Autumn Classic Saturday morning, beating conference rival and eighth ranked Portland.

“It’s my first collegiate cross country win, so that is a big step for me,” Thatcher said. “I wanted a good showing, my dad is here so I wanted to impress him. We wanted to prove that we could run with Portland and this was definitely a confidence booster for our team.”