Season Begins for No. 14 BYU in California

No. 14 BYU will travel to California this weekend to start their season. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- Ready to start their season, the No. 14-ranked BYU Cougars will head to California to play Long Beach State and Cal State Fullerton this coming Friday and Monday.

The Cougars are just coming off a 5-1 victory against the BYU alumni in their exhibition game. All five goals for BYU were scored by five different players, showcasing BYU's versatility and skill this year. The Cougars are returning eight starters for the 2010 season.

BYU last played Long Beach State in 2008 that ended in a 2-1 BYU victory. The 49ers lost their exhibition game 1-2 earlier this week to the San Diego State Aztecs

The last meeting between Cal State Fullerton and BYU was in 1999 when the Cougars won 3-0. The titans were picked to finish seventh in the Big West's preseason poll and are returning 10 starters.

Both games can be followed on live stats through the BYU women's soccer schedule page. You can also stay up-to-date with scores by following the Cougars on twitter at twitter.com/BYUsoccer.

Join the official BYU Women’s Soccer Texting group by texting “wsoc” to 83043. Members of the group receive game times and promotions, such as 2-for-1 discounts to EVERY game!

Join the BYU Women's Soccer page on Facebook HERE.

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