VOLLEYBALL: Senior All-American middle blocker Russell Holmes' 13 kills, six blocks, and three service aces led the No. 1 BYU men's volleyball team to a 3-1 win at No. 14 Loyola-Chicago Monday to maintain a perfect 5-0 (2-0 MPSF) record on the season. Senior middle blocker Trent Sorensen also recorded 10 kills on the night with a .381 hitting percentage and three blocks.
INDOOR TRACK: The BYU men's and women's track teams finished their second indoor meet of the season at the Northern Arizona Lumberjack Invitational on Saturday at Flagstaff, Ariz.
Some highlights from the men's side were the marks of BYU senior high jumper Bryce Bergen and freshman long jumper Chase Dalton. Bergen finished tied for first in the high jump, clearing 6-09 3/4. Dalton, from Tigard, Ore., won the long jump, clearing 21-4 3/4.
On the women's side, freshman Mindy Robins and sophomore Kindy Longmore garnered second-place finishes in their respective events. Robins, from Salt Lake City, long jumped 17-6 3/4, and Longmore, from Iona, Idaho, ran a 25.28 in the 200 meters.
TENNIS: The BYU men's team (3-0) defeated Eastern Washington, 4-3, after a decisive 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 match between sophomore Cassidy Mears and EWU's Nico Riego de Dios. The Cougars' three other points came from wins by freshmen Thomas Shubert, Evan Urbina and Daniel Hwang. In doubles play, Mears and Jonathan Sanchez recorded the lone win for BYU.
The BYU women's team fell to 2-2 on the season after a 5-2 loss to Arkansas. BYU's Anastasia Surkova and Jennifer Miccoli won their second doubles match in as many days, defeating Ela Kaluder and Aurelija Miseviciute, the No. 12-ranked duo in the country. BYU's only singles win came from freshman Elizaveta Ezhova, who defeated Maryori Franco 2-6, 6-4, 6-0 at the No. 3 position.
BASKETBALL: Dezmon Harris was chosen as the Big Sky player-of-the-week in men's basketball.
Harris, 6 feet 1 inch and a senior guard from Texas, averaged 22 points a game and shot 66.7 percent from 3-point range as he led Weber State to victory over Montana State and Montana.
INDOOR TRACK: The Wildcats combined to win nine events in the Snake River Invitational and picked up nine new Big Sky Conference qualifiers in the meet, which was highlighted by the WSU distance runners making their season debut.
Senior Sariah Long, who placed in first place in the women's mile run with a career best time of 4:57.04. Junior Morgan Haws qualified for conference and was the top collegiate finisher in the 3,000 meters with a time of 10:05.37. Another qualifier came in the 60-meter hurdles, where McKenzie Randall reached the standard with a time of 9.16. Sophomore Haley Reeves qualified in the 800 meters with a time of 2:15.96, finishing third in the event.
INDOOR TRACK: Southern Utah senior DeWayne Lewis highlighted SUU's efforts at the Snake River Invitational indoor track and field meet, finishing first in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.88. Lewis' time matched his own school record that he set last season.
BASKETBALL: Jaycee Carroll has been named the Western Athletic Conference player of the week . It is the second time this year and fifth time in his career Carroll has been named to the honor.
INDOOR TRACK: Utah State's Nick Karren has been named the Western Athletic Conference indoor track athlete of the week. Karren, a junior from Duchesne, came away with two victories last weekend. On Friday at the Utah State Wilson Motor Invitational, Karren won the 400-meter dash and the 60-meter hurdles title at the Idaho State Snake River Open in Pocatello.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: At Dillon, Mont., Jordan Jacobs set a school record for 3-pointers by nailing nine long bombs Saturday in a 103-60 rout of Montana Western. Jacobs, who broke the previous record of seven 3-pointers on 9-for-11 shooting from beyond the arc, finished with 27 points.
Danny Stosich added 16 points and Blair Prowse had 10 points to help the 13th-ranked Griffins improve to 14-3 and 4-1 in Frontier Conference action.