Brigham Young

MEN'S GOLF: Golf is a matter of man against course. In the case of BYU's men's golf team at the Southwestern Intercollegiate, the course won.

Despite shooting their best round of the tournament in Tuesday's final 18 holes, the Cougars dropped from a tie for seventh to finish eighth with a three-round total of 895 in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Host Southern California won the prestigious title with a total of 853.

Sophomore Michael Henderson was BYU's low finisher, shooting 219 to tie for 15th.

TENNIS: Angela Jewell, Juliet Alder and Boris Bosnjakovic will play their final collegiate tennis matches at home this weekend.

The 22nd-ranked BYU women's team hosts South Alabama, ranked 30th, Friday, at 1:30 p.m., and 25th-ranked San Diego State on Saturday, beginning at 11:00 a.m. The 70th-ranked Cougar men's team takes on conference newcomers Tulsa, ranked 28, on Thursday at 1:30 p.m., and number 31 UNLV also at 1:30 p.m., on Saturday..

Sophomore Eline Chiew will play the number one singles position for BYU, followed by team captain Jewell at number two. Adrien Jenkins rounds out the top three positions for the Cougars.

Bosnjakovic will lead the Cougar men's team playing the number one singles position. Bosnjakovic and sophomore Manuel Calvo are the No. 1 doubles players for BYU.

RACQUETBALL: The Brigham Young University racquetball team won the national team championship for a "three-peat" at the E-Force 25th U.S. National Intercollegiate Championship.

For the third straight year, BYU took the title after competing from April 2-4. The event was held at The Court House in Boise, and was sponsored by Penn Racquet Sports.

The women's team scored 3,850 points for first place and the men's team took second with 3,655.

WOMEN'S GOLF: BYU shot the second-lowest total of the final round to move from fourth to third at its own Jones Sport/Utah-Dixie Classic Tuesday in St. George. Under ideal playing conditions, the Cougars shot a 307 on Tuesday, leaving them with a three-round total of 926.

Oklahoma State's 301 on Tuesday, propelled it from third to first with a total of 918. First-day leader Nebraska shot 313 Tuesday to drop to second with a total of 919. Wichita State was fourth (938) and Monday's second-place team, Wyoming, dropped to fifth (940).

BYU junior Susanne Gillemo shot a final-round 74 to go with Monday's 75- 77 to finish second in the individual race with a total of 226.

MEN'S VOLLEYBALL: The No. 4-ranked BYU men's volleyball team will be at home this week for two very important league matches with number five ranked Pepperdine. The weekend matches will determine second place in the Mountain Division of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.

BYU is third in league standings with a 12-5 record while Pepperdine is second at 12-4. The Waves have a home match with Loyola Marymount on Tuesday night before playing the weekend series with the Cougars.

The Saturday match will be televised live on KSL Ch. 5 at 7 p.m.

Utah/Weber State

WOMEN'S TENNIS: The Utah women's tennis team defeated Weber State, 8-1.

Freshman Megan Payne moved up to No. 1 singles for the first time in her career and was defeated by Wildcat standout Ande Tulp, 6-4, 6-2, for the Utes only loss of the contest. Linda Engblom, Angie Olson, Rebecca Foulger, Kim Kelly and Diana Marek were victorious for Utah. Utah also swept the doubles portion of the contest. The victory moves Utah's record to 6-10 on the year. The Utes next play San Diego State at home, Friday at 1 p.m..

Utah State

SOFTBALL: Long Beach State took advantage of some good pitching and some shaky Utah State defense Tuesday to sweep a Big West doubleheader by scores of 3-2 and 1-0 in Long Beach, Calif.

Terry Miner held USU hitless for 61/3 innings to lead Long Beach to the first-game victory. In the second game, an Aggie error led to the only run of the game.

USU is now 13-22 on the season and 3-11 in the Big West. Long Beach improved to 30-13-1, 12-6.