BYU

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: LARAMIE, Wyo. — Mountain West Conference play started with a victory for the No. 24 Cougars (8-2), who recorded a sweep (25-14, 25-19, 27-25) of Wyoming on Thursday night in Laramie, Wyo.

WOMEN'S TENNIS: The Cougars have two players continuing in singles play today and three doubles pairs advancing. Matches will begin at 10 a.m. today and Saturday at the BYU outdoor tennis courts.

Utah

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: Lori Baird slammed down the 1,000th kill of her career but the Utes lost 20-25, 22-25, 25-13, 28-26, 12-15 in its MWC opener against No. 15 Colorado State Thursday in Fort Collins, Colo.

Utah State

WOMEN'S SOCCER: The Aggies won their second-straight match against a team from Texas with a 2-0 shutout over the University of Texas at San Antonio on Thursday in Logan. Junior Lindsey Smart and sophomore Lauren Hansen scored for USU.

Weber State

TRACK & FIELD: Former Weber State track and field standout Dan Dean has been named the new assistant track and field coach. Dean replaces Wiley King who recently left to accept a position as the assistant track and field coach at Oklahoma.