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.
BYU continues its winning streak with a 2-0 win over Texas A&M, marking BYU’s first 5-0 start in nine years. This also marks the second time in less than a week that a BYU team has taken down an SEC team.
The names of Mitch Mathews and Madie Lyons Mathews have often been mentioned in regards to BYU sports. Between Mitch’s football career and Madie’s soccer and track career, the Mathews were hard to miss. Both athletes have taken what they learned on the field to become successful entrepreneurs.
German soccer federation president Reinhard Grindel resigned Tuesday, bowing to increasing pressure following allegations of undeclared earnings, the receipt of a luxury watch and general discontent with his leadership.
BYU fell to San Diego (18-25, 25-23, 24-26, 25-16, 9-15) in a five-set match between the top two teams of the West Coast Conference on Friday, Nov. 15. Before the game, the teams were tied, the Cougars at a 22-3 overall record and 13-1 in the WCC with the Toreros sitting a at 20-5 overall record and 13-1 in the WCC. San Diego now sits comfortably atop the WCC with the win and has a strong chance of capturing the WCC title.
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.