Sister Act: BYU women's basketball scores big with sisters Lexi Rydalch and Liz Eaton

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No. 3 BYU hits the road for matches at No. 9 UC Irvine

(Photo by BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah – No. 3 BYU men’s volleyball hits the road for the second-consecutive week to face No. 9 UC Irvine in a pair of conference matches on Friday and Saturday.

Last Time Out

The Cougars split a pair of road matches at No. 2 Long Beach State last week. BYU won the first match in four sets, led by Jake Langlois’ 16 kills, and the 49ers swept the Cougars the following night.

No. 9 UC Irvine

Purcell picks up third straight WCC Player of the Week honor

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SAN BRUNO, Calif.– The West Coast Conference has named its Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for January 25, 2016.

Kalani Purcell, a 6-foot-2 junior forward from Hamilton, New Zealand, is the WCC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the third straight week.

Purcell started both league games this week, keeping BYU tied for first place in the latest WCC standings with an 8-1 mark after victories over LMU and Pepperdine. She had back-to-back double-doubles in both wins.

Outlook for 2016 season

Four-year starting shortstop Hayden Nielsen leads veteran team into the 2016 season. (Photo by BYU Photo/Mark Philbrick)

An influx of new talent could reflect a better record for the 2016 BYU baseball season.

Among those new players are high school All-American Kyle Dean, fellow freshmen Jackson Cluff and Danny Gelalich along with junior college transfers Connor Williams and Kendall Motes.

No. 3 Cougars fall in three to No. 2 49ers

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – No. 3 BYU men's volleyball fell to No. 2 Long Beach State in straight sets (25-16, 25-23, 25-18) Saturday night at Walter Pyramid to split the regular-season series.

BYU falls to Pepperdine on the road

(Photo by Aaron Cornia/BYU Photo)

BYU vs. Pepperdine Notes & Quotes

BYU vs. Pepperdine Box Score

MALIBU, Calif. – Despite three players scoring in double figures, BYU basketball fell 71-65 to Pepperdine on the road Saturday night in Firestone Fieldhouse.

Men beat rival Utah, women drop matchup

The group of seniors honored against Utah (BYU photo/Jaren Wilkey) (Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

BYU vs. Utah Results

BYU vs. Utah Final Score

PROVO, Utah – Jake Taylor led BYU men’s swim and dive in a senior-day win against rival Utah in front of a packed crowd Saturday at the Richards Building Pool. The women’s team battled but was eventually edged out in the rivalry matchup.

Cougars knock off No. 66 Terrapins at ITA Kickoff Weekend

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey)

Box Score

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – BYU women's tennis defeated No. 66 Maryland for the first win of the season, winning 5-2, Saturday at the ITA Kickoff Weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.