Ags sweep doubleheader
Utah State improved to 7-3 in Big West Conference softball with a doubleheader sweep of UC Santa Barbara Friday. The Aggies prevailed 5-0 in the first game and 1-0 in the nightcap.
A three-run first inning led USU past the Gauchos in the opener. Catcher Kathy Beasley powered a 10-hit Aggie attack with three RBIs. In the finale, an RBI single by USU's Shontinese Huey was the game's lone run.
U. splits twinbill with CSU
Utah split a twinbill with Colorado State Friday, leaving the Utes with a 6-2 mark in Western Athletic Conference softball. Utah won the first game 3-0 as Sandy Rhea stole her 16th consecutive base. In the nightcap, CSU scored three runs in the fifth to overcome a 2-1 deficit.
Y. netters down Houston
HOUSTON - With only one match remaining in regular-season play, BYU's 20th-ranked women's tennis team extended its dual-match record to 12-7 by crushing University of Houston 8-1.
The Cougars play their last dual match of the season today versus No. 36 Texas A&M in College Station.
Homers key Cougar win
PROVO - Six home runs out of BYU's 19 hits powered the Cougars to a 20-7 non-conference victory Friday over Regis University.
Carter Hagerman, D.G. Nelson, Jared Bills and Lance Moore all smacked three-run homers, while Brad Winget contributed a two-run blast and Robbie Reid a solo dinger. Tom Gatten, 3-3, picked up the win.
BYU hosts Regis today in a nine-inning game beginning at noon.
Boice places 2nd in Texas
AUSTIN, Texas - Sophomore Melinda Boice of BYU placed second in the collegiate high jump at the Texas Relays Friday afternoon with a mark of 6 feet 0 1/4 inches. Boice, who holds the BYU outdoor record of 6-2, qualified provisonally for the NCAAs.
SUU splits doubleheader
The SUU softball team split Friday's doubleheader with WAC rival New Mexico, with the T-Birds winning the second game 8-6 after dropping the opener 4-3.
A six-run third inning helped SUU to jump out to a 8-0 lead in the second game.
SUU improves to 9-23-1 overall and 1-7 in the WAC. SUU hosts Colorado State at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. today.