Jake Taylor in finals at U.S. Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Nebraska (June 27, 2016)--Jake Taylor of BYU swim and dive advanced to the Tuesday night finals in the 100 backstroke at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.

The All-American Taylor from Honeyville, Utah joins Ryan Murphy in the eight-man finals along with David Plummer, previous Olympic gold medalist Matthew Grevers, Jacob Pebley, Michael Taylor, Sean Lehane and John Shebat at the CenturyLink Center.

Lefty Aaron Cross transfers to BYU

Lefty Aaron Cross transferred from San Diego State via Grossmont College to pitch for BYU. (Photo by Courtesy of San Diego State University)

Left-handed pitcher Aaron Cross is transferring to BYU’s baseball team after signing a recent letter of intent.

Cross, 6-foot-1, 180, is from Rialto, Calif., and was at San Diego State for two years and pitched this past season at Grossmont College in El Cajon, California. He prepped at Mater Dei High School where he was coached by former Cougar Burt Call.  He will have two years of eligibility at BYU.

Four BYU freshmen to compete at USATF Junior Outdoor Championships

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PROVO, Utah – Four BYU freshmen will compete at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships this weekend in Clovis, California.

Franklin's Sugg makes big splash out west

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Season summary recaps national spotlight

BYU tied with Gonzaga and Saint Mary's College as Tri-Champions of the West Coast Conference. (Photo by BYU Photo)

National limelight surrounded BYU baseball for much of the 2016 season for good reason en route to earning a share of the West Coast Conference title.

The tri-champion Cougars posted a 37-17 overall record and an 18-9 mark in the WCC, highlighted by No. 16 rankings after getting off to a 16-1 start.

Schork hired as strength and conditioning coach for men’s basketball

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah – BYU basketball coach Dave Rose announced today the hiring of Erick Schork as the team’s strength and conditioning coach. Schork comes to BYU from Saint Louis where he worked as the strength and conditioning coach for the men’s and women’s basketball teams.

Schork replaces Bob Medina, who left BYU to become the assistant athletic director for sports performance at Santa Clara.

Taylor leads Cougar hopefuls at U.S. Olympic Trials next week

Preston Jenkins, Payton Sorenson, Jake Taylor, Connor Stirling, Hayden Palmer and Ellie Thornbrue are headed to U.S. Olympic Trials, June 26-July 3. (Not pictured: Dallin Johnson, Connor Stirling and Mariah Lindsay) (Photo by BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah (June 21, 2016)--Increasing like a geometric sequence, BYU’s swim and dive team now numbers more than a handful of Olympic hopefuls of previous years.

Eight of the 10 hopefuls with Cougar connections leave this Friday for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska from June 26 through July 3.

BYU awarded the 2015-16 Deseret First Duel

PROVO, Utah – For the fifth time in the competition’s nine-year history, BYU clinched the Deseret First Duel title over rival University of Utah. Deseret First Credit Union President/CEO Shane London and Vice President Trena Anderson awarded BYU its plaque for the 2015-16 season at a special celebration in the BYU Student Athlete Building on Monday.

Shaver named ABCA/Rawlings Third-Team All-American

Colton Shaver was named to the ABCA/Rawlings All-American Third-Team for his performance as a sophomore DH. (Photo by BYU Photo/Mark Philbrick)

PROVO, Utah (June 19, 2016)—Designated hitter Colton Shaver of BYU has been named Rawlings Third-Team All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association.

The 6-foot-1 sophomore from Riverton, Utah via Jordan High School, was named last week to the West ABCA/Rawlings All-Region first team. Shaver was also selected by coaches as Second-Team All-West Coast Conference.

Utah's Daniel Summerhays jumps into contention at U.S. Open with a sparkling 65

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