MEN'S GOLF: After two disastrous days of competition, the Cougars put together an impressive final round to finish seventh at the John H. Burns Intercollegiate, shooting a 276 Friday at Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course in Kaneohe, Hawaii.
"The team really responded well after two pathetic rounds of golf," said coach Bruce Brockbank.
The Cougar team was so hot on the day that all five players shot 70 or under. Andy Miller led the way with a 67 on the day and a sixth place finish in individual play with a 207. Matt Thurmond shot a 69, but still finished in 60th place with a total score of 220. Jose Garrido, Billy Harvey and Michael Henderson all shot 70 for the final day.
Garrido finished in 23rd place with a final score of 214. Harvey finished in 51st place with a 219 and Henderson ended up in 72nd with a 222.
The Cougars finished with a three day total of 855, 26 strokes off the leaders UNLV who shot an 829. Second place went to Arizona who shot an 838, while third belonged to Oklahoma who finished a close third at 839.
In individual play, Doug LaBelle of New Mexico edged out Chris Berry of UNLV to take first place honors.
WOMEN'S TENNIS: Freshman Jodi Richardson won in singles and doubles to lead the 14th-ranked Cougar team to a 5-4 victory over 10th-ranked Pepperdine, Friday.
The Cougars are one of 16 teams participating in this year's USTA/ITA Rolex National Team Championships. With the win, BYU improves to 5-1 on the year.
With the match tied 3-3, the Cougars looked at a victory from their doubles team, but quickly lost the number one doubles match, giving Pepperdine a 4-3 lead.
BYU took wins at the number two and three doubles to clinch the victory.
Eline Chiew won at the number two singles spot, defeating 28th ranked Karoline Borgersen 1-6, 6-3, 6-3. Two freshmen from Australia won their singles matches at the number five and six positions. Jodi Richardson defeated Ahn Phong Nguyen 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 while Brooke Leavens beat Nadine Rastetter 6-3, 7-5.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Freshman Ashley Miller scored 22 points to lead Salt Lake Community College over Treasure Valley 91-68 Friday night. The Bruins improved to 15-10 on the season as five players scored in double figures for SLCC.
SNOW HIRING: Snow College announced the hiring of Les Calles as the new head volleyball coach. Calles takes over the Badgers program for the upcoming season. He served as the assistant women's coach at BYU.