BASEBALL: BYU got a doubleheader sweep over division champion Grand Canyon University, 4-1 and 12-3, Saturday in Provo. The pair of victories evened the series at 3-all after GCU won Friday, 16-10, but BYU fell a game shy of qualifying for the Western Athletic Conference championships next week in San Diego.
WOMEN'S TENNIS: Holly Parkinson, a freshman from Houston who plays the No. 1 singles position for the Cougars, was named freshman of the year, and her coach, Clark Barton, was named WAC coach of the year. Parkinson compiled a 33-8 overall record and a 19-5 record in dual match competition. After two years at the helm of BYU's women's tennis program, Barton has a 37-12 re-cord.
WOMEN'S GOLF: A final-round 326 dropped BYU's women's golf team to last place in the NCAA West Regional qualifying tournament in Stanford, Calif., Saturday.
After starting the tournament with a hot 299 on Thursday, the Cougars faltered in the final two days, logging a 316 on Friday and 326 on Saturday to slip from eighth to 20th. Arizona lived up to its No. 1 ranking, winning the tourney with a five-under par total of 871.
BASEBALL: John Reva hit his first homer of the year and John Summers connected for his 28th Saturday as Utah swept a doubleheader from Air Force in the Western Athletic Conference. Reva, filling in at first base for Summers in Game 1, had three of Utah's 14 hits to help the Utes (23-32, 11-19 WAC) win the opener 12-4. Summers also had three hits as Utah won the nightcap 12-7.
SOFTBALL: The Utah softball team rallied for two wins over Western Athletic Conference rival San Diego State to close out the regular season on Saturday afternoon at Ute Field. Utah won the opener 5-4 and took the night cap 4-3 to improve to 36-21 overall and 19-13 in WAC play to finish third behind Fresno State and Hawaii.
FOOTBALL: Sophomore quarterback Matt Cannon rushed for 160 yards and threw two touchdown passes Saturday night as the offense dominated Southern Utah's annual Red/White Game.
In a game in which the offense matched up with the defense as opposed to splitting into two teams, the offense finished with 546 total yards on 94 plays, including 345 yards rushing.
Cannon picked up 51 of his rushing yards on a dodging, weaving touchdown run and throwing TD passes to Terry Rose (five yards) and Kam Brown (34 yards).