Live coverage: Utah knocks off BYU with walk-off single in NCAA softball regional softball

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  • AZUTE1 Mesa, AZ
    May 20, 2017 2:27 a.m.

    Our rested superior pitching will prove the difference in making it a clean sweep.

  • Jackie Treehorn St George, UT
    May 19, 2017 5:30 p.m.

    Didn't think this one would ever swing Utah's way; first run scored on a missed call at the plate, Utah's first run was from a ball that hit the top of the outfield wall and came back in play. But some really clutch hitting in the bottom of the 7th got it done. Bravo.

  • CaliCougar American Fork, UT
    May 19, 2017 5:25 p.m.

    Went to the game. BYU stranded way too many base runners. When this happens you let the other team hang around and increase your chances of getting burned in the end.

  • KimmyP Granstville, UT
    May 19, 2017 4:32 p.m.

    Isn't that typical of a Cougar fan? If the Ute's are ahead after 7 innings, the game should continue. Nice!

  • 2020 Herriman, UT
    May 19, 2017 3:45 p.m.

    @Dew Cougar - NCAA softball only plays 7 innings.

  • ConservativeUtahisBest Salt Lake City, UT
    May 19, 2017 3:42 p.m.

    @DEW Cougars

    Are you serious? Or do you not watch a lot of softball/baseball?

  • DEW Cougars Sandy, UT
    May 19, 2017 3:31 p.m.

    I thought the game should have continue after Utah took the lead in the 7th frame. That is stupid rule for this tournament.

  • Chris B Salt Lake City, UT
    May 19, 2017 3:19 p.m.

    And once again, Utah wins and byu loses.

    In nearly all sports, its becoming almost automatic.

    I love my Pac 12 membership and the superiority that comes with it over mid majors!

  • TouchdownUtes Salt Lake City, UT
    May 19, 2017 3:16 p.m.

    Congrats to the Utes on the win! Way to go!

  • VegasUte Las Vegas, NV
    May 19, 2017 1:00 p.m.

    This should be a fun game.

    Go Utes!

  • deductive reasoning Arlington, VA
    May 19, 2017 12:44 p.m.

    It's possible that BYU and Utah could play three times.

    If the loser of today's game beats the winner of the Miss. St./Fordham game, and then wins the rematch, BYU and Utah would play a third game to determine the regional champion.

    Of course, today's winner will be in the driver's seat, needing to win only one more game to advance to the Super Regional.

    Go Cougars!

  • top of the world ,
    May 19, 2017 12:40 p.m.

    Agreed. A fun bracket. I would like to see my Cougs play an easier team, but two good teams going at it will be an exciting 'watch'. Actually, they could play three games because the loser of this one will have to beat the other twice to satisfy double-elimination. That, of course, depends on both teams reaching the final two on the bracket. Who knows, perhaps one of the other two teams might strike a blow. Best of success. Go Cougs!

  • Striker Omaha, NE
    May 19, 2017 11:29 a.m.

    What a bracket the committee created. Arch rivals together where they could play twice and one getting revenge on the other to take it all and advance. It's a fun two days for both teams.