BYU advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament with a big win over Mountain West champion Boise State. This marks the first meeting between the two programs and Boise State's first NCAA tournament appearance since 2009.
BYU women’s soccer finished the regular season undefeated for the first time in program history, and the Cougars remain the only undefeated team in NCAA Division I women's soccer as they head into tournament play.
The excitement felt by the undefeated (18-0-1) BYU women’s soccer team was palpable as it was announced that they earned a No. 2 seeded spot in the 2019 NCAA Division I bracket. This is BYU’s highest seed since 2012 in which the Cougars were No. 1.
No. 4 BYU women’s soccer finished its regular season undefeated (17-0-1) after winning against LMU 8-1. The Cougars gained another WCC title and will move on to the first round of the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s College Cup for the 20th time since joining the NCAA in 1995.
South Field erupted into a commotion that could be heard far beyond the stadium as thousands of fans watched Elise Flake lead No. 10 BYU to a 2-0 win over No. 12 Texas A&M on Sept. 12. Thirty minutes into the game, Flake scored twice within three minutes, giving the Cougars the advantage they needed to hold off the Aggies.
Following two wins this past week, BYU women’s soccer jumped from No. 10 to No. 7 in NCAA Division I rankings after starting the season unranked. They now look forward to taking on No. 14 Kansas on the road.
The decision will provide opportunities for any NCAA athlete to be endorsed for use of the athlete’s name, image or likeness, an action previously prohibited by NCAA regulation. The change will affect BYU’s 21 NCAA teams and hundreds of student-athletes.