WOMEN'S TENNIS: Eline Chiew was the only singles winner for BYU's 10th-ranked women's tennis team as they lost 8-1 to third-ranked Duke Tuesday in Las Vegas.
The Cougars are now 13-2 on the season.
Chiew kept her undefeated singles dual match record in tact with the 6-4, 6-4 victory over Kristen Sanderson. Chiew is also the WAC Player of the Week in women's tennis.
WOMEN'S SWIMMING: Sarah McKeever, who earned second-team All-America accolades last year, has three chances to add to her honors at this week's NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Minneapolis.
McKeever swims in the 200 individual medley Thursday, the 100 fly Friday and the 200 fly Saturday. The top eight in each race receive first-team All-America honors.
BASEBALL: After 22 games on the road, BYU's baseball team opens its home season Thursday with a three-game series against Texas Christian.
The TCU games are at 2 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and at noon on Saturday for the key Western Athletic Conference series. Radio KSRR (1400 AM) will broadcast the first game each day the Cougars play in the WAC.
The Cougars have a 13-9 overall record and are 3-3 in the WAC. TCU was 17-8 overall before hosting Oklahoma on Tuesday, with the Horned Frogs 4-1 in the WAC. Pitching for BYU will be Jeremy Guthrie (2-2, 3.03), Todd Crump (4-0, 2.88) and Jeremy Thomas (2-2, 7.06).
The Cougars have a 20-1 record in home openers under coach Gary Pullins.
BYU's series with TCU starts a 22-game home season. The Cougars have their next seven games at home, with four non-conference games following the series with the Horned Frogs.
WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS: BYU hits the road one last time before the April 4 regional championships in Tempe, Ariz., traveling Wednesday to visit Southern Utah.
The Cougars are coming off a 194.45-190.825 win Saturday over Oregon State. In the meet, senior Angela Andersen tied the BYU school record for all-around with a 39.45, and the Cougar team broke the school record with a 49.025 on vault.
The SUU meet is one of two this week for BYU, as the Cougars face Utah in their season wrap-up Saturday. With the two meets so close together and the long drive to Cedar City, BYU coach Brad Cat-ter-mole is looking at some possible lineup changes for Wednes-day.
MEN'S VOLLEYBALL: BYU will step out of league play this weekend for two home matches, meeting Park College Friday night and Rutgers Saturday night. Both matches will be at 7 p.m. in the Smith Fieldhouse.
BYU remains No. 3 nationally in both the USA TODAY-AVCA Coaches Top 15 poll and the Volleyball Magazine listing with a record of 9-3, good for third place in the MPSF Mountain Division.
WRESTLING: BYU sends three WAC champions and a wild-card wrestler to the annual NCAA championships this weekend at Cleveland State.
WAC champions from BYU include John Kelly (15-12) at 126 pounds; Brett Gappmayer (13-12) at 158 pounds; and Chris Miller (18-6) at heavyweight. The wild card entrant is Jose Enriquez (15-10) at 118 pounds.
WOMEN'S SOCCER: Soccer coaches Lynn Kofoed and Tom VudhiVadhana announced today the signing of four athletes to play soccer at Weber State next Fall.
Signed are Aubrey Smith, a midfielder from Liberty, Utah; Megan Thunell, a goalkeeper from Logan; Kristin Burnett, a forward from Sandy; and Josalyn Jentzsch, a midfielder-forward from Arvada High in Arvada, Colorado.