BYU Drops 6-4 Contest to Utah

Adam Law tags out one of three Utes caught stealing in as many unsuccessful stolen base attempts during a 6-4 Utah win. (Photo by Mark A Philbrick/BYU Photo)
PROVO, Utah - Falling behind early, the BYU baseball team dropped its final game of the season series to the University of Utah 6-4 on Tuesday night at Larry H. Miller Field in front of a crowd of 1,523 fans, the largest of the season.
BYU fell to 17-14 on the year with Utah improving to 10-25.

#52 BYU hosts LMU and #7 Pepperdine to end the regular season

Senior Georgy Batrakov will be honored during Saturday's match against Pepperdine. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah – In its final two matches of the regular season, the No. 52 BYU men’s tennis team hosts conference foes Loyola Marymount and No. 7 Pepperdine Friday and Saturday, respectively, at the BYU Outdoor Tennis Courts.

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Moving up with One Round to Go

BYU sits in third with one round to go in the West Coast Conference Championships.

HOLLISTER, Calif., –Behind solid play from Zac Blair and Cole Ogden the BYU men’s golf team moved up to third place after the second round of action at the West Coast Conference Championships on Tuesday.

Blair continued to play well, posting a second round 3-under 69, following his 2-under 70 on Monday. After six birdies in round one, Blair birdied six holes in round two. The junior started his second consecutive round with a birdie and finished the round with a birdie.

Yuan poised to make move

Maggie Yuan is two shots off the lead going into the final round of the West Coast Conference Championships. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

HOLLISTER, Calif., –Senior Maggie Yuan is within striking distance for a top finish after shooting a second round 4-over 76 at the West Coast Conference Championships on Tuesday.

While Yuan dropped from first to second, she is just two shots behind tournament leader, Alina Ching of Pepperdine.

“Maggie is playing really well right now," BYU coach Carrie Roberts said.

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Batty Named Byers Scholarship Finalist

Miles Batty competes at the National Cross Country Championships in 2011. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah—Senior track and cross country athlete Miles Batty has been selected as one of six finalists for the NCAA’s 2012 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship.

The Byers Scholarships were established in 1988 to recognize the contributions of former NCAA Executive Director Walter Byers. Recipients must have at least a 3.5 grade-point average, demonstrate evidence of superior character and leadership, and show that participation in athletics has been a positive influence on their personal and intellectual development.

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Blair paces the Cougars to fourth after day one

Zac Blair is tied for fifth after the first round of action at the West Coast Conference Championships

HOLLISTER, Calif., –Using balanced scoring the BYU men’s golf team is sitting in fourth after shooting a first round 2-over 290 at the West Coast Conference Championships on Monday.

“We started out great, but really struggled to finish,” said BYU coach Bruce Brockbank.

The Cougars sit only two shots behind of second place Gonzaga, but St. Mary’s took the field by storm, shooting a first round 14-under 274 en route to a huge first place lead.

Yuan Grabs Early Lead

Maggie Yuan is in first place after one round of competition at the West Coast Conference Championships.

HOLLISTER, Calif., –In her first and only season in the West Coast Conference senior Maggie Yuan dominated the field during the first round of the WCC tournament, shooting a 2-over 74.

“It was awesome to see how well Maggie played today," BYU coach Carrie Roberts said. "She was doing everything well."