WOMEN'S SOCCER: The women's soccer team defeated Hawaii Thursday 3-0.

Through rain the Utes managed to play one of their most impressive and controlled games.

Freshman Staci Burt made her first score in the game mid-way through the first half when a shot propelled by Melanie Hewitt deflected off the goal post. Burt scored again three minutes later when she slammed a cross into the back of a Hawaii defender. Jessica Narajowski got Utah's third goal.

The Utes are11-4-1 (1-1-1 WAC) as they head into Saturday's game against San Diego State.

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: The volleyball team, in fourth place in the Western Athletic Conference Mountain Division, recorded perhaps its biggest victory of the season Thursday night, sweeping second-place UTEP 15-12, 15-4, 15-1 at Memorial Gym in El Paso.

Utah (14-7, 5-2 WAC) was led by 16 kills, nine digs by Sara Shakula, who had a season-high .667 attack percentage. Jamie Young had 12 kills, seven digs and hit .375. Graciela Torres had 38 assists.

Utah is at New Mexico Saturday.

Brigham Young

WOMEN'S GOLF: BYU wraps up its fall tournament season in the Diet Coke/Road Runner Invitational Monday through Wednesday in Las Cruces, N.M.

The tournament will be played on the New Mexico State University Golf Course, 18 holes daily from a shotgun start.

The Cougars, ranked 27th, will join six other nationally ranked teams: Tennessee (fourth), Nebraska (12th), Oklahoma State (14th), Texas A&M (21st), New Mexico State (23rd) New Mexico (37th), plus 13 more teams in a field of 20.

"We're just hoping to survive," said Cougar coach Gary Howard. "This tournament has the strongest field we've faced to date."

The Cougars will be paced by juniors Susanne Gillemo and Catalina Navarro. Both are in the Oct. 16 national rankings (Gillemo at 32nd, Navarro at 40th).

MEN'S TENNIS: BYU's Boris Bosnjakovic reached the finals of both the singles and doubles competitions at the Utah Intercollegiate Invitational Thursday.

Bosnjakovic defeated teammate Manuel Calvo in the singles semi-finals of the A Division 6-2, 6-3 to move into a finals matchup with the tournament's No. 1 seed, Christian Svensson of Utah. In the B Division, BYU's Jason Hardin moved into the finals after a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 upset of the division's top player, Phil Rodrigue of Utah. He will meet teammate Roman Meyerhaus, who beat Utah's Ryan Snow 7-6, 6-0 in his semifinal.

The five-day tournament will conclude Friday, with all of the final matches of singles (winners and consolation) and doubles play.

ACADEMICS: BYU's Athletics Academic Advisement Office recently honored the top returning scholar-athlete of each of the 20 varsity sports.

Salt Lake City junior Angie Jewell (tennis) and Grant Berges (basketball) both achieved 4.0 grade point averages for the past year. Jewell, a business management major, also earned this honor last year. Robert Rimpini (gymnastics) and Troy Lashley (golf) both had one semester with perfect 4.0 GPAs.