WOMEN'S TENNIS: The Utah women's tennis team defeated SMU 8-1 Saturday in Western Athletic Conference play. Anna Svedenhov, playing form the No. 1 spot for the Utes, defeated Margo Stevenson 6-2, 6-0. At the No. 2 position, SMU's Patricia Ubeda-Diaz gave the Mustangs their only team point by defeating Megan Payne 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.
SOFTBALL: After winning its first two games of the season on Friday, the Utah softball team split two contests on Saturday at Arizona State's Coca-Cola Classic. Utah, now 3-1, defeated Detroit Mercy, 11-0, in six innings. Junior college transfer Jamie Wilkes got the win in her first start as a Ute, surrendering seven hits. Utah closes out the tournament against Cal State Fullerton today at noon.
MEN'S VOLLEYBALL: BYU men's volleyball blew by the University of Southern California in three straight games Friday in the Smith Fieldhouse 15-5, 15-8, 15-11. The Cougars soundly handled the Trojans in the first match with 16 kills and only four spike errors. Van Beest led the Cougars with 14 kills and seven blocks.
SOFTBALL: Utah State is undefeated after the first day of the Arizona State Coca-Cola Classic, winning 4-3 over Detroit Mercy in extra innings and 1-0 over Arizona State. Utah State used four hits and took advantage of four Detroit errors to come up with a 5-4 extra inning win for their first win of the season. Junior Kelly Martin pitched for the Aggies and allowed five hits over eight innings to pick up the win.
TRACK & FIELD: Six NCAA indoor provisional marks were set and 23 personal records were broken as the Utah State men and women's track and field teams traveled to Bozeman, Mont., to compete in the Montana State Triangular Saturday.
Shane Bingham provisionally qualified for the NCAA indoor meet and finished first in the mile with a time of 4:08.32. Junior Corey Murdock won the 400-meters and provisionally qualified running the race in 47.34 and Scott Schaley provisionally qualified in the shot put for his fourth time this season with a throw of 60-03.75.
Junior college transfers Jessica Drake and Erin Hartvigsen once again had great performances for the Aggies, each provisionally qualifying in the weight throw. Drake finished second in the event with a throw of 55-09.25 and Hartvigsen finished third with a toss of 55-01.50. The other provisional mark was reached by Melissa Bullard, who cleared 11-01.75, finished first and tied her personal record in the pole vault.