No. 2 BYU faces No. 10 Hawai'i on the road

(Photo by Todd Wakefield/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah—With the No. 1 seed for the conference tournament already in hand, No. 2 BYU flies to Hawai’i to take on the No. 10 Warriors Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. HST.

The Cougars (18-4, 18-2 MPSF) haven’t faced Hawai’i (13-8, 11-9 MPSF) since the quarterfinals of the 2013 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships. BYU narrowly defeated the Warriors 3-2 at the Smith Fieldhouse.

Sander named national player of the week

(Photo by Todd Wakefield/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah—After earning conference player of the week honors, BYU senior outside hitter Taylor Sander was named Sports Imports/AVCA Division I-II Player of the Week for helping the No. 2 Cougars clinch the top seed of the league tournament.

The award is Sander’s third national player of the week honor of his career and the 24th for BYU (18-4, 18-2 MPSF).

April Baseball Blog

Baseball Blog | Apr 01, 2014 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 12:06 pm | Updated: April 7, 2014 11:56 am | Permalink

PRO BASEBALL ASSIGNMENTS:  Adam Law has been assigned to the High A league at Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.  (Quakes). The Midwest League has several former Cougars: Adam Miller has been assigned in South Bend, Ind. (Silver Hawks), Jaycob Brugman has also been assigned to Beloit, Wisc.

Sander wins his second MPSF weekly award of the season

(Photo by BYU Photo/Todd Wakefield)

PROVO, Utah—BYU senior outside hitter Taylor Sander earned Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Week honors for helping the Cougars clinch the No. 1 seed for the conference tournament.

Cougars conduct 13th spring practice

(Photo by BYU Photo/Mark Philbrick)

PROVO, Utah -  The BYU football team conducted its 13th spring practice, this time indoors, following the spring scrimmage that was held on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

UConn 2nd half rally ends BYU Elite Eight hopes

Closing a season for the BYU record books, the BYU Cougars fell to the reigning national champion University of Connecticut. The UConn Huskies came back after an impressive first half by BYU to win 70-51 in the NCAAW Sweet Sixteen. The six-point lead that the 12-seed Cougars held midway through the first half is the most any team has led top-ranked UConn all season. The 19-point deficit at the final buzzer was still far under the average 30-plus point victory margin for the Huskies this season. The Cougars' impressive team effort and tenacious play garnered the attention of media outlets across the nation. Coach Jeff Judkins and seniors Jennifer Hamson and Kim Beeston share their thoughts on the loss.

Haws named AP All-America Honorable Mention

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PROVO, Utah – Junior guard Tyler Haws was named an Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention on Monday. He is the first Cougar to be named an All-American since Jimmer Fredette in 2011.

Haws helped lead the Cougars to a 23-12 record and 13-5 in conference play. The Cougars finished second in the West Coast Conference tournament and made it to the second round of the NCAA tournament before losing to Oregon.

Cougars topple Bruins to clinch MPSF Title

Spurred on by great defense and 23 kills from senior Taylor Sander, BYU overcame a first-set loss to UCLA, took the match in four sets, clinched the MPSF Title with four games remaining and sent the seniors away with a victory on senior night.

BYU sweeps WCC weekly awards

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. – BYU softball swept the West Coast Conference weekly awards with Freshmen McKenna Bull and Sydney Broderick taking home their first Softball Pitcher and Player of the Week awards.

Hamson nominated for State of Sport Award

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SALT LAKE CITY – Senior Jennifer Hamson has been nominated for a 2014 Governor’s State of Sport Award.

The awards celebrate Utah’s sports community and honors excellence in high school, amateur, collegiate, Olympic and professional sports for the 2013 calendar year and is voted on by fans.