Brigham Young

WOMEN'S SOCCER: The 14th-place ranking for BYU is the highest ever for the Cougar program. After three home wins, the Cougars continue play at South Field with games against New Mexico Friday (7 p.m. start) and Idaho State Saturday (5 p.m.).

WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY: The defending national champs compete in their first meet of the season Saturday in Fresno, Calif.

Stanford, '96 NCAA champ, is among the challengers in the Fresno State Invitational. Cal Berkeley brings two All-Americans.

Tara Haynes, who helped BYU to last year's title, will lead the team. The 5K race will begin at 10:40 a.m. at Woodward Park.

Weber State

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: Weber (6-3, 1-0) used a strong hitting night to defeat Idaho State (3-4, 0-1) in three games Wednesday night in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams. Scores were 16-14, 15-9, 15-9. Weber's Melissa Leonard had 19 kills, and Laura Black 12 kills.The 'Cats travel to Spokane for the Gonzaga-hosted Spokane Spikeoff Friday and Saturday.

MEN'S GOLF: The men compete at the University of New Mexico's William H. Tucker Invitational Friday and Saturday in Albuquerque.

The 54-hole tournament will be held at UNM's Championship South Golf Course (par-72, 7,253 yards). Thirty-six holes will be played Friday with the final 18 played Saturday. Both days action begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.