BYU men's tennis shuts out Air Force

The BYU men’s tennis team showed dominance in their third home match of the season with a 7-0 shut out of Air Force on Saturday.

The Cougars started hot and never relented as they won every game and only dropped one set against the Falcons.

“The guys really paid the price this week in practice and I think we saw the results today,” BYU head coach Brad Pearce said. “There was a lot of energy tonight from the guys playing and the guys playing a supporting role.”

The Cougars play a tri…

BYU hockey shuts down Montana State in back-to-back games

BYU shut down Montana State in back-to-back games this weekend. The Cougars won Friday night 7-5 and Saturday night 9-4. Forward Axel Boyer highlighted the weekend with two hat tricks. “It feels better to win than to score two hat tricks,” said Boyer. “We’ve been waiting all season long for this.”

The Cougars dominated the game early with two quick goals. Boyer started his second hat trick with a goal five minutes into the second period. Montana State countered with a goal with eight minu…

BYU men's volleyball takes second match at UC Santa Barbara, avoids sweep

The BYU men’s volleyball team escaped a two-match sweep at the hands of UC Santa Barbara, pulling out a narrow 3-2 win over the Guachos Saturday night in Goleta, California.

A kill and a block by Kiril Meretev started the first set while more kills from he and Jake Langlois kept BYU ahead 14-10. UCSB worked to catch up but kills from Tim Dobbert helped the Cougars hold on to the lead. Blocks and a kill from Langlois helped BYU take the first set 25-20.

Langlois led all Cougars with 17 …

BYU swim and dive beats Denver

The BYU men’s swim and dive team beat Denver 158-142 on Saturday, while the women’s team lost 171-124.

Star swimmer Jake Taylor continued to show his dominance, coming in first place in each of the five races he swam. Taylor, along with Evan Berger, McKay King and Hayden Palmer took first in the 400-yard freestyle relay to close out the meet.

“(Jake’s) a stud,” head coach John Brooks said. “He loves racing, he loves competing and we’re glad to have him on our side.”

Rainer Ng, Micha…

BYU women's basketball holds off San Diego

Strong defense and clutch shooting helped the BYU women’s basketball team to beat San Diego 54-50 Saturday in the Marriott Center.

“This game reminded me of our game with Saint Mary’s,” head coach Jeff Judkins said. “We needed this win.”

The win was a team effort, with three BYU players scoring in double digits. Lexi Eaton led all scorers with 16 points and six rebounds, Xojian Harry had 15 points and four rebounds and Morgan Bailey added 13 points and eight boards.

Harry put the Co…