SOFTBALL: BYU beat South Dakota State 8-0 in five innings in the Cougars' home opener on Monday.

After going 13-11 in 24 straight road games, the Cougars bounced back with seven hits and no errors. Sophomore Christie Zinanti pitched her second shutout of the year, giving up just three hits.

On Tuesday, BYU beat Utah State 15-4 to improve to 15-11. The Aggies also lost to South Dakota State 2-1.

Utah State

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Head coach Heather Cairns will conduct four soccer camps this summer starting in June.

Session one will be a boys and girls camp held June 2-6 from 9 a.m.-noon for 8- to 12-year-olds and 2-5 p.m. for 13- to 18-year-olds. A goal scorers and goalkeepers camp for boys and girls will be held on July 19 for 12- to 18-year-olds from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Session two of the camp will be for boys and girls held on July 29-31 for 8- to 12-year-olds from 7:30-9 p.m.

Cairns also announced the signing of Arizona product Danielle Shorts. A forward, Shorts joins eight other incoming freshmen that have signed with USU. She is a native of Gilbert, Ariz., and attends Highland High School.

Southern Utah

GOLF: The Thunderbirds rallied from a 15-point deficit Sunday to get past Utah Valley State 268-255 in a modified Stableford System match. The match, which was played in conjunction with the Utah WinterChamps tournament, was held at Bloomington Country Club on Saturday and Coral Canyons Golf Course on Sunday.

SUU's Mandi Incorvaia finished first among the collegiate golfers, firing a two-round total of 63 under a system that awarded 6 points for an eagle, 4 points for a birdie and 2 points for a par.

BASEBALL: SUU used five runs in the top of the third inning to break an eight-game losing streak in a 5-3 decision over San Diego State on Monday. The win is the first ever for SUU over SDSU and raises the Thunderbirds' record to 6-9.


SOFTBALL: Utah travels to the Judi Garman Classic, hosted by Cal-State Fullerton. The Utes face No. 1 Arizona State today at 4:30 p.m.

TENNIS: The Utes lost to South Carolina 4-3 on Saturday. The match came down to the No. 5 singles, where the Gamecocks' Miljana Jocic defeated Utah's Leigh Walsh 0-6, 6-4, 7-5.


BASEBALL: Utah Valley State fell behind 6-0 and couldn't recover, falling 9-3 in the opener of a three-game series Monday at Gonzaga.