10 outstanding BYU Cougars you may never have heard of — but should have

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Kristen Riley - WBKB 2012
Lexi Eaton - WBKB 2015
Brandon Watson - MSWIM 2012
Nachelle Mackie - WTRACK 2012
Lacey Bleazard - WTRACK 2012
Zac Blair - MGOLF 2013
Delaney Willard - SFB 2012
Jennifer Hamson - WVLB 2014
Taylor Sander - MVLB 2014
Miles Batty - MTRACK 2012
Lexi Eaton - WTRACK 2014
Jennifer Hamson - WBKB 2014

Cougar Club Hosts Annual Y Awards

Men's cross country, Men's Team of the Year (Photo by Jonathan Hardy/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah—Commemorating a year of new beginnings and great athletic achievements, BYU honored the hard work of its athletes and coaches in the annual Y Awards celebration Tuesday in the Wilkinson Center.

During the 2011-12 season, BYU achieved six conference championship titles in three conferences. The Cougars left their mark as the newest members of the West Coast Conference with five teams finishing in the top three in league competition. In its first season as an independent, BYU football achieved a 10-3 record with an Armed Forces Bowl victory.

Four-game Series at Seattle

Mason "the Mantis" Marshall has an unorthodox, but effective style which has produced seven saves, appearing in half of BYU's games this season. (Photo by Mark A Philbrick/BYU Photo)

This week’s non-conference rematches in Washington could settle the score between Seattle University and BYU baseball.

The two teams split a doubleheader last month at BYU and now will play four games starting with Thursday’s twin bill at 3 p.m. (PDT).  Friday evening’s game has a bonus in being played in the 9,600-seat Cheney Stadium, home of the Tacoma Rainiers, the AAA-affiliate of the Seattle Mariners.

Dave and Cheryl Rose Involved with Coaches vs. Cancer

(Photo by Coaches vs. Cancer)

PROVO, Utah – BYU basketball coach Dave Rose and his wife Cheryl have long been involved in the fight against cancer. This spring they have both taken on new roles with Coaches vs. Cancer and the American Cancer Society.

Final Regular Season Matches on Friday & Saturday

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

PROVO - The No. 4 BYU men's volleyball team closes out its regular season this weekend, Friday and Saturday, at home when they host No. 7 Penn State. Both matches will begin at 7 p.m. MT, will be shown live on BYUtv and online for free at byutvsports.com/gameday.

2011-12 Athletic Highlights

Treat yourself to some of the highlights from the 2011-12 year in BYU athletics.

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Wolfe WCC Rawlings Player of Week

Alex Wolfe was named Rawlings WCC Player of the Week and has a current four-game hitting streak. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Designated hitter Alex Wolfe of BYU has named the Rawlings Player of the Week for April 9 by the West Coast Conference.

Wolfe, a senior co-captain from Orem, hit .500 for the week (7-for-14), driving in four and scoring four runs as the Cougars won three of four games.  He has a current four-game hitting streak.

Spring Outdoor Tourney This Weekend at Home

PROVO - To close out its spring season, the BYU women's soccer team will play two home games on South Field this Saturday as a part of their annual Outdoor Tournament. Admission is free to all fans for every game.

The Cougars will be joined by teams from all around Utah, Idaho and Wyoming like Dixie, Utah State, Wyoming, Utah and more.

Below is the full schedule for all the teams participating in the tournament.