Cougar Soccer Starts Practice

(Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah - The BYU women's soccer team held their first practice of the 2011 season today and will start competing on Aug. 13 in an exhibition match against Colorado College. 

Click here to hear head coach Jennifer Rockwood talking about practice and the upcoming season.

The squad is returning nine starters, highlighted by 2010 All-Americans Carlee Payne and Lindsi Lisonbee, and goalie standout McKinzie Olson. Also returning are Mountain West Conference Tournament MVP Jessica Ringwood, senior Lauren Anderson Cosby and forward Jennie Marshall, who led the team in goals for 2010. 

The Cougars begin action in their new conference with five games in August, seven games in September, seven in October and one in November with seven home games televised nationally. The West Coach Conference match-ups will feature top-ranked teams such as the University of Portland, Santa Clara, the University of San Diego and more. 

The current BYU women's soccer senior class has won four-straight conference tournament and regular-season titles.

 

Watch your favorite soccer games televised on BYUtv over and over again online for free. Click here: http://byutv.org/show/54ea01b1-ba85-4620-9f14-a385bcc93502#!listMain. Start watching last season's games and as this season progesses more game will be added.

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