Taylor Sander named AVCA National Player of the Week

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PROVO, Utah - Junior Taylor Sander was named this week’s Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week, following his performance in No. 1 BYU’s win over then-No. 1 UC Irvine and then-No. 13 UC San Diego.

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No. 58 BYU upsets No. 44 Columbia 4-3

Junior Patrick Kawka dominated the No. 44 ranked Winston Lin 6-0, 6-4 as BYU upset Columbia.

NEW YORK CITY – The No. 58 BYU men’s tennis team earned its second victory in three days as it upset the No. 44 Columbia Lions 4-3 at the Dick Savitt Tennis Center on Monday.

The Cougars topped Fordham on Saturday 6-1 and then beat a ranked Columbia team on Monday, both first time wins against either school.

“We played a very good Columbia team today,” head coach Brad Pearce said. “We feel very fortunate to come home with a win.”

BYU Coach's Show: Sunday 1/20

Men's Basketball Blog | Jan 21, 2013 - Posted by Whitney Craft Jordan at 9:49 am | Updated: January 24, 2013 10:03 am | Permalink

Live from the KSL 5 TV studios, head coach Dave Rose started his show with a full recap of last week's games. BYU hosted Saint Mary's in a 70-69 buzzer-beater loss and also San Diego last Saturday in a 74-57 victory. The Cougars are now 5-1 in West Coast Conference action.

Against the Gaels, Rose highlighted Tyler Haws's performance. He finished with 23 points to lead the team. 

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Rose earns his 200th win in 74-57 defeat of San Diego

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PROVO, Utah – BYU basketball coach Dave Rose earned his 200th career win as BYU defeated San Diego 74-57 in the Marriot Center on Saturday.

Taylor Sander's record-setting night leads to 3-0 win vs. No. 13 UCSD

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PROVO, Utah – Coming off an emotional victory over No. 1 UC Irvine on Friday night, the No. 3 BYU men’s volleyball team continued its winning ways, defeating No. 13 UC San Diego 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-23) on Saturday night as Taylor Sander became BYU's service ace leader in the modern rally era.

Second-place finish at Texas Woman's Quad Meet

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DENTON, Tex. (Jan. 19, 2013) – Newcomers and veterans came together to overcome some adversity and give the BYU women’s gymnastics team a second-place finish with a 193.450 at the Texas Woman’s Quad Meet on Saturday night from the Kitty Magee Arena in Denton, Tex.

Arizona won the meet with a 195.800 and had the top individual scorer in three out of four rotations. Texas Woman’s came in third with a score of 191.475 and Wisconsin-Whitewater rounded out the scores with a 185.900

Pole Vaulters shine at Cherry & Silver Invite

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Pole vaulters Rachel Fisher and Kelli Ehardt led the BYU women’s track team with first- and fifth-place finishes in a pool of 30 vaulters this weekend at the annual Cherry & Silver Invitational.

Batty receives Today's Top 10 award

PROVO, Utah — All-American track athlete Miles Batty received the NCAA Today's Top 10 Award Friday, one of 10 former student-athletes to receive the honor.

The NCAA Today’s Top 10 Award recognizes student-athletes who completed their athletics eligibility during the 2011-12 academic year. The award is based on success in competition, in the classroom and in the community. 

Watch an interview with Batty.