BYU women's softball goes 3-2 in Kajikawa Classic

The BYU women’s softball team went 3-2 at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Arizona, led by two stellar performances by junior pitcher McKenna Bull.

Bull threw a no hitter in the Cougars’ first game against San Jose State on Feb. 11, then followed that game up with a career-high 14 strikeouts in a win over Wisconsin on Feb. 12.

On Thursday, the Cougars defeated San Jose State 8-0 and lost to Tennessee 15-3. Bull’s no-hitter against SJSU was her first solo no hitter and the program’s first sin…

BYU men's lacrosse beats UNLV

The BYU men’s lacrosse beat UNLV 14-9 in their second home game behind four goals from Chris Severson.

BYU fell behind 5-2 after a slow start in the first quarter. Head coach Matt Schneck attributed this to this being the first time BYU had played outside this season.

“We have not been outside since October,” Schneck said. “So you figure it’s been about four months since we’ve been outside and I think it had a little bit of an impact on the guys. We’ve been in these closed walls for th…

BYU sweeps Bay Area series with win over Santa Clara

BYU men’s basketball swept a two-game road trip to the Bay Area with a 96-62 win over Santa Clara Saturday afternoon. The Cougars improved to 19-8 overall and 10-4 in the West Coast Conference.

“It was a huge game, a huge weekend,” said senior guard Chase Fischer. “This team, after a disappointing Pacific loss, banded together and we never lost confidence. We came out here with the right mindset.”

Freshman guard Nick Emery is the first BYU freshman to score more than 30 points in back-…

Ward qualifies for US Olympic marathon team

Adjunct professor and former BYU track runner Jared Ward finished the LA Marathon in third place and qualified for the US Olympic marathon team Saturday morning.

Ward completed the 26.2 mile race in 2 hours and 13 minutes, finishing behind Galen Rupp and Meb Keflezighi.

“He’s a very hard worker and he’s got a great head on his shoulders,” said BYU head track and field coach Ed Eyestone before the race. “He’s got that same kind of scientific approach that he has with his school and appl…

BYU women's basketball tramples Santa Clara Broncos for 14th consecutive win

The BYU women’s basketball team, led by Makenzi Morrison Pulsipher and Kalani Purcell, trampled the Santa Clara Broncos 70-63 on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars extended their winning steak to 14 games and remain in first place in the West Coast Conference.

Pulsipher led the Cougars in scoring with 25 points while Purcell grabbed 20 rebounds and added 17 points. Lexi Eaton Rydalch finished with 12 points. This is the fourteenth game this season the Cougars have had three players with doub…