Conference Home Opener Televised on KBYU

PROVO -- The BYU softball conference home-opener doubleheader against Colorado State will be broadcast on KBYU and BYUTV Friday at 2 p.m. at Gail Miller Field The Cougars will also host MWC foe New Mexico on Saturday with a start time of noon. The Cougars are 23-13, 2-2 after sweeping UNLV in the conference opener and then losing two at San Diego State, last weekend.

"We're excited to be back at our home field," head coach Mary Kay Amicone said.

The Cougars are 3-5 all-time versus Colorado State and 5-4 all-time versus New Mexico. BYU is undefeated at home this season with sweeps over Southern Utah and Utah State in non-conference play.

Sophomore Oli Keohohou leads the team in batting average and slugging percentage with .457 and 1.000, respectively. She also leads the conference in home runs with 14 and walks with 45.

Freshman Lauren Watson is also a player to watch, playing strong as of late to move into second place on the team in batting average with .330. Freshman Niki Andersen has won six of her last seven appearances on the mound and leads the team in ERA with 3.28.

School                Record     Pts.     LW

1. UCLA (16) 33-4 664 1

2. Arizona (11) 33-4 658 2

3. Stanford 28-5 601 3

4. Nebraska 30-6 595 4

5. LSU 27-7 579 5

6. California 35-11 512 8

7. Cal State Fullerton 33-9 511 7

8. Arizona State 30-9 508 6

9. Oklahoma 31-8 436 9

10. Washington 30-9 415 12

11. Florida Atlantic 39-7 399 10

12. Fresno State 28-11 366 11

13. Michigan 24-7 356 13

14. Oregon State 29-9 335 14

15. Alabama 30-11 292 15

16. DePaul 19-6 257 16

17. Louisiana-Lafayette 26-9 237 17

18. Pacific 24-12 198 18

19. Iowa 18-12 161 19

20. Texas 32-9 145 23

21. (tie) Florida State 32-13 124 20

(tie) Texas A&M 28-8 124 22

23. Georgia 37-8 89 21

24. Baylor 35-10 67 NR

25. Minnesota 24-11 40 24

Dropped Out: Ohio State.

Others Receiving Votes: Long Beach State 18, South Carolina 18, Wisconsin, 18, Ohio State

15, Georgia Tech 12, Oklahoma State 12, Stetson 4. Four other teams (totaling 7 points) were

listed on only one ballot and are not included among others receiving votes.