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Brigham Young

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: All-America middle blocker Amy Steele Gant exploded for 16 kills and nine blocks to lead BYU to a 15-10, 15-2, 15-4 victory over Wyoming Friday night in Laramie.

The win moves BYU's record to 20-4, marking the 24th straight year that coach Elaine Michaelis has recorded 20 or more wins in a season. The fifth-ranked Cougars put their perfect 10-0 WAC mark to the test against 19th-ranked Colorado State today in Fort Collins.

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Two second-half goals were not enough for the Cougars as they dropped their final regular-season game 3-2 to the University of Pacific, Friday.

The 19th-ranked Cougars finish regular-season play with a 17-2, 4-1 record. Shauna Rohbock and Sara Reading scored for BYU.

WOMEN'S TENNIS: Three Cougar players moved into the quarterfinal round at the Rolex Regional Tennis Championships Friday in Omaha.

Elaine Chiew, Holly Parkinson and Adrien Jenkins won their singles matches and will play in today's quarterfinals rounds. Kim Kelly was the lone BYU player to lose her singles match.

In doubles, 17th-ranked BYU had both duos - Chiew/Jenkins and Parkinson/Kelly - win their matches.

MEN'S TENNIS: Manuel Calvo of BYU advanced two rounds to the quarterfinals of 1997 Rolex Regional Tournament Friday at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Calvo, who is seeded third in the tournament, defeated Jorge Aldrete of Idaho 6-3, 6-3 in third round play and then received a default over the injured Daniel Merkert of Boise State to qualify for the quarterfinals.


WOMEN'S SOCCER: The Utes earned a 1-1 overtime tie against 19th-ranked Southern Methodist in Dallas Friday. Alli Hill scored the U.'s sole goal as both teams logged first-half goals and then played even through the second half and overtime.

The tie was a noncounting game in the conference standings. Utah improves to 9-9 overall, while Pacific Division champ SMU dropped to 13-4.