The Cougars enter the second round of conference play first in the standings (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)
PROVO -- The BYU women's softball (31-15, 7-3) team takes a mid-week break from MWC conference play on Tuesday when it hosts a doubleheader against Idaho State (7-22) before returning to the conference race with a doubleheader against San Diego State (34-13, 6-3) Thursday and two games against UNLV (22-30-1, 2-7) Friday and Saturday.
The Cougars are defending their 2007 MWC Championship title and are currently lead the conference standings. The Conference teams are entering the second round of conference games with BYU, San Diego State and Utah all very close in the title race.
BYU took two games against San Diego State during the two teams' last meetings. Both games were pitcher's duels and ended in extra innings. When the Cougars met UNLV in Las Vegas they split a double header with the Rebels.
Thursday's games will be broadcast on The Mtn., and all games are available via livestats at www.byucougars.com.