Weekend tournament at Penn State

(Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- Continuing their away game stretch, the BYU Women’s soccer team heads to Pennsylvania this weekend to play in a tournament hosted by Penn State where they will have a chance to play two Top 25 teams.

The Cougars will compete against No. 20 University of Connecticut on Saturday at 5 p.m. and No. 14 West Virginia on Monday at noon, ET.

The Huskies are returning 18 members of their 2008 team including Brittany Taylor, one of the top defensive players in the BIG EAST as First Team NSCAA/adidas All-American.

The Mountaineers will be returning five starters this season and were recently chosen to win their league division title.

BYU returns six starters and 19 letterwinners from last year's team including senior Andrea Willis who was named to the 2008 National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s All-West Region First Team and was also chosen for the 2008 All-Mountain West Conference Team.

Live stats for all the tournament games can be found through the Penn State Athletics Web Site or the BYU Athletic Web Site and live audio can also be found through a link on the Women's soccer schedule page .

To get ready for the Cougar’s first home game on Sept. 4, purchase your reserved tickets for $30 now by calling 422.BYU1 or visiting www.byutickets.com.

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!

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