BASEBALL: Thomas Bills' RBI single down the left-field line in the 10th inning lifted BYU to a 6-5 victory over Kansas State on Wednesday. The one-out single by Bills scored Steve Parker from second to give the Cougars a sweep over KSU in the two-day series. On Tuesday, freshman Nelson Castleberry pitched a complete game to lead BYU to a 7-1 win.

LACROSSE: The fourth-ranked BYU men's lacrosse team dismantled the No. 17 Arizona Wildcats 6-1 Tuesday. The Cougars (5-3) had nine different goal scorers, and the defense held the Wildcats (3-5) to their lowest output of the season.

TRACK & FIELD: BYU junior Kyle Perry has been named the Mountain West track and field student-athletes of the year. Perry, of Sandy, holds the season-best time of 7:51.20, which broke the MWC record in the 3,000-meters. He also holds the league's season-best time in the mile run of 3:59.16.

SOFTBALL: Senior Daniela Snow led the BYU softball team to a 6-1 win on Thursday against Princeton in Stanford, Calif. The Cougars are now 16-11.

Snow hit a two-run shot over the left field wall to spark an offensive rally. Snow leads the team with a .392 batting average and 26 RBI. The homer is her 10th of the season. Sophomore Christie Zinanti recorded the win, giving up one run in 5.1 innings.


SOFTBALL: Utah fell to No. 1 Arizona State, 3-0, on the first day of the Judi Garman Classic, hosted by Cal-State Fullerton on Wednesday. Ashley Smuda (8-7) struck out seven in the loss.

Utah then overcame a 2-1 deficit in the bottom of the sixth inning to upset No. 14 DePaul 3-2 on Thursday.

Staci Hemingway started the rally for the Utes (15-13) with a walk. She advanced to second on a passed ball. Diana Phillips reached on a throwing error, moving her to second and allowing Hemingway to come around to score, tying the game at 2-2. Kelly Matthews singled up the middle to bring Phillips home for the winning run.

BASEBALL: San Diego State played spoiler Thursday night as the University of Utah baseball team lost its home opener to the Aztecs at Franklin Covey Field, 7-2.

SDSU nearly doubled Utah's (6-11, 0-1 MWC) hit total, out-slugging the home team 13-7. Five of Utah's seven hits came in the first four innings as the Utes attempted to rally from a three-run deficit. But SDSU hurler Stephen Strasburg held Utah's bats silent down the stretch.

Utah State

GYMNASTICS: Aggie Jasmine Minion has been named the Western Athletic Conference Gymnastics Specialist of the Week. Minion, a freshman from Memphis, Tenn., recorded a career-best 9.900 on floor exercise Friday at the Texas Woman's quad meet. Utah State (5-13, 2-5 WAC) concludes the regular season today hosting Southern Utah (9-5-1, 5-2 WAC). Action starts at 6:30 p.m.

SOFTBALL: Utah State (3-14) opens conference play at Reno, Nev., against Nevada today and Saturday. Games start at 3 p.m. with a doubleheader scheduled for today.

TRACK & FIELD: The USU track and field teams will begin their outdoor season at the Willie Williams Invitational in Tucsan, Ariz., today and Saturday, hosted by the University of Arizona.

The Aggie men and women will compete against host Arizona along with Air Force, BYU, LSU and Texas-Arlington.

Events are scheduled to start today with field and running events. Events will continue Saturday for both field and running events.

Southern Utah

TENNIS: Junior Emmi Nelson-Bulloch has been named this week's Summit League Athlete of the Week for women's tennis after going 2-1 at No. 4 singles last week.

BASEBALL: Southern Utah baseball battled through several rain delays and time constraints to split the two-game series with the Portland Pilots in an 8-3 win Thursday. The win improves the team to 7-10 on the year, while UP drops to 13-9.

Southern Utah began the game with a 3-0 lead with runs in the top of the third and fourth innings. The Thunderbirds benefited from three one-out singles in the third to advance Colby Ford across the plate.


BASEBALL: Marcus Moore struck out nine batters and threw his fifth career complete game as UVSC edged Gonzaga 5-3 on Tuesday in Spokane, Wash. The Wolverines fell to the Bulldogs on Wednesday 7-2.

SOFTBALL: Utah Valley got off to a slow start but ignited late as the Wolverines split a double header with South Dakota State, losing 5-1 before winning 13-5 in six innings.