BASEBALL: Scott Carlson from Kearns hit leadoff homers in the first and second innings Monday to lift Southern Utah to a 13-9 victory over BYU.
Carlson was joined by Salt Lake City teammate T.J. King, who also hit a pair of homers, and Kyle Turner of Teasdale, Utah, who hit a two-run homer.
BYU's Troy McNaughton hit a three-run homer and a one-run double at the close of the game. Cougar teammate Chris Circuit hit a leadoff homer in the fourth inning.
MEN'S TENNIS: Manuel Calvo and Brad McIntosh were the two BYU winners in a 5-2 loss to Utah in men's tennis action, Monday.
BYU's No. 1 player, Manuel Calvo, defeated Utah's Paul McPherson 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 with teammate Brad McIntosh getting a 7-5, 6-3 win at the No. 5 position against the Utes' Ryan Snow.
All other singles matches were won by Utah. The Utes also won the doubles point after picking up victories at the number one and three doubles.
WRESTLING: The Cougars fought hard to beat Wyoming, 22-16, in a close match Saturday at the Smith Fieldhouse.
Jose Enriquez (118), John Kelly (126) and Brett Gappmayer (150) each had impressive wins to give the Cougars an early lead. But the Cowboys fought back and took the lead after Collin Robertson (142), ranked 20th in the nation, lost to Jeff Tufano and Gary Sanderson (150) was pinned.
Doug Sturm (190) won a crucial match against Craig Rumsie to tie the score at 16. Chris Miller (Hwt) then received a forfeit to give the Cougars the win.
GYMNASTICS: Southern Utah got solid performances on bars and beam en route to a season-high 190.475 Monday night, finishing second in a three-way meet hosted by Boise State. The Broncos finished first at 193.125, while Seattle Pacific finished third at 185.725.
The Thunderbirds had season highs on bars (48.225) and beam (48.00). Freshman Alisa Green paced the team on bars with 9.70, while junior Kimberly Nomura and freshman Bethany Orten led SUU on beam at 9.70. Nomura finished third in the all-around (37.80) despite a fall on floor.
Southern Utah hosts Boise State in a rematch Saturday night in Cedar City.