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Brigham Young

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BYU will visit Hawaii in the second round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament Monday night. The Cougars advanced by defeating Oregon State 78-63 Friday.

WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS: Just one week after suffering defeat at the hands of Utah State, the BYU women's gymnastics team set a new school record with a final score of 197.325 to avenge the loss to the Aggies, who finished the meet with a team score of 195.750. The Cougars also recorded a school record 49.275 on the balance beam en route to the victory.

Adding to the storyline, senior Kim Little ended the final home meet of her career with a record-breaking performance in the floor exercise. Little, the only senior on the Cougar squad, struggled early on the uneven bars. But she was awarded a 10 from one of the two judges on her way to a new school record of 9.975 in the final event of the evening.

WOMEN'S SWIMMING: Seniors Anna Tutunnikova and Jennifer Tasker, and freshman Tamber Covington failed to advance to the finals in their respective events as the BYU women's swimming and diving team finished competition at the 2001 NCAA Championships Saturday.

SOFTBALL: With a 7-2 win against Miami (OH) and a 10-1 win over Louisville in bracket play at the Sacramento State Capital Classic Saturday, the BYU softball team's record improved to .500 for the first time this season. The Cougars advanced in one semifinal to play No. 12 Iowa at 9 a.m. Sunday, but will not compete because of the no-Sunday play rule.

MEN'S VOLLEYBALL: The top-ranked BYU men's volleyball team recorded its 10th three-game victory of the season on Saturday, blanking 14th-ranked Concordia (New York), 30-26, 34-32, 30-21. With the win, the Cougars improve to 14-1 on the season, while the

Clippers drop their fifth straight, falling to 15-7 on the season.

MEN'S TENNIS: With their seventh victory in a row, the BYU men's tennis team defeated the College of Desert, 5-2, in Palm Springs, California on Saturday afternoon. The win improves the Cougars to 7-4 on the season.


SOFTBALL: Mountain View High grad Shannon Lewis belted a one-out solo homer in the bottom of the seventh to give Utah Valley State College a gutsy 6-5 win over Dixie State College in the Scenic West Athletic Conference softball opener for both teams.

CROSS COUNTRY: Four UVSC cross country runners have been named Academic All-American by the NJCAA Coaches Association. Alexandra Jo, Rachael Sessum, Carma Douglas, and Dan Kemp were named to the team. Jo and Kemp posted perfect 4.0 grade-point averages.

Snow College

SOFTBALL: Snow College (17-8, 4-0) commenced conference play with a four game sweep of Ricks College (2-16, 0-4) , winning 8-0, 2-1 on Friday and 9-1, 8-6 on Saturday.