Behind each athlete is a dedicated team of coaches, trainers and physical therapists who help keep them at peak ability. For BYU men’s soccer, the physical therapist role is filled by Deniece Oats. Oats has stuck with the job for 24 years, and the team has captured seven collegiate club national championships in that time.
Jared and Jeremy Manzella were six and four years old, respectively, when they suited up for a hockey team in Eagan, Minnesota. Family, friends and teammates made younger brother Jeremy play goalie that day because he was the youngest kid on the team. Little did they know that one decision would contribute to a lifelong bond between two brothers.
BYU hockey opened their season with matchups against Utah on Friday, Sept. 20, and Weber State on Saturday, Sept. 21. The Cougars fell to the Utes and Wildcats, but they are taking the positives aspects of those games to carry them forward into the rest of the season.
The Nebo school district will soon be making a decision that will drastically affect dozens of student athletes that play for the Spanish Fork Warriors lacrosse team. Nebo School District members will vote later this month on whether or not the district will sanction lacrosse as a high school sport.
Though many jerseys you will find are listed as "authentic" or "official," that is not always the case. When it comes to jerseys, there are subtle differences that distinguish the authentic from the knockoff.
The BYU women's rugby team captured their first-ever national title on May 4 with an overwhelming 48-0 win over Virginia Tech. The story for this game, however, is more than the final score. This game represented not only the 2019 roster but every athlete who has ever put on a rugby jersey representing BYU.
The hype for the No. 23 BYU vs. No. 2 Gonzaga matchup could be seen all around Provo in the days leading up to the game itself. A stretch known as "tent city" emerged outside the Marriott Center doors on the night of Wednesday, Feb. 19, as students set-up camp in hopes to get the best seats when the arena doors opened four days later on Saturday. The trail of tents stretched from the Marriott Center doors to BYU's administration building with thousands of students waiting to get their seats.