Brigham Young

VOLLEYBALL: Three Cougars were honored this week by the American Volleyball Coaches Association for their outstanding play during the 2007 season as senior Chelsea Goodman and junior Rachel Dyer were named to the AVCA West All-Region Team, while senior Erica Lott received West All-Region Honorable Mention.


VOLLEYBALL: Junior Utah volleyball player Lori Baird earned an honorable mention selection to the All-West Region team, it was announced today by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. She was also named as an honorable mention player last year.

Baird ranked second in the Mountain West Conference and in the top 20 in the country with 1.53 blocks per game. She also ranked fourth in the league in hitting percentage (.316).

Utah State

SOFTBALL: Gina Rawls has committed to play for the Aggies' softball program for the 2008-09 season. The Tualatin High (Tigard, Ore.) player joins Rachel Evans, a junior college transfer from Viewmont, and previous high school commits Rayna Bradshaw and Jasmine Harris.

SOCCER: Utah State's soccer team received the National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA)/adidas College Women Team Academic Award. This marks the fifth-straight year that the Aggies have received the team honor, all under head coach Heather Cairns.