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SWIMMING: The BYU men's and women's swimming and diving teams will travel to Air Force to face the Falcons on Thursday night. They will then compete at conference foe Wyoming on Saturday. The men's team is currently 4-1 in dual meet action after not competing last week. The women are 5-3 after two conference wins last weekend.

TENNIS: The BYU men's tennis team plays in Boise at the Indoor Region VII Team Championships this weekend. The Cougars will face Boise State Friday, with San Diego State and New Mexico rounding out the four-team tournament. The winner will advance to the USTA/ITA Team Indoor Championship.

VOLLEYBALL: After a pair of four-game victories over No. 15 Pacific last weekend, the BYU men's volleyball team climbed all the way to No. 2 in the Volleyball Magazine Poll, and gained one spot to No. 5 in the USA Today/AVCA Coaches' Top-15 Poll.

The Cougars take on No. 12 USC (3-3) on Friday and Saturday in the Smith Fieldhouse at 7 p.m.


SWIMMING: The University of Utah men's and women's swimming and diving teams will face Wyoming on Thursday in Laramie and Air Force on Saturday in Colorado Springs.

TENNIS: The Utah women's tennis team, which is 2-0 overall, hopes to continue its winning streak against the Wildcats of Weber State. This match will be held Friday at the George S. Eccles Tennis Center at 5 p.m.

Southern Utah

GYMNASTICS: Southern Utah University officially opens is 2002 gymnastics season Friday when the Thunderbirds travel to Denton, Texas to meet host

Texas Woman's University and Oklahoma in a tri-meet. SUU is coming off a season in which it posted a 5-11 record and a school-record regional qualifying score of 193.985, but the

Thunderbirds finished 0.18 points behind Air Force for the sixth slot at the NCAA North Central Region meet.

Five individual gymnasts represented SUU at the regional meet, however. Graduated seniors Heather Slack and Suzi Clark and returning letter-winners Cayce Overstreet, Jayme Morgan and Sandi Crosby.

TRACK & FIELD: Southern Utah University's men's and women's indoor track and field teams head back out on the road this Saturday to compete in a three-team meet at Northern Arizona. The T-Birds will face off against the host Lumberjacks and Cal State Northridge, with field events beginning at 10 a.m. (MST), and running following at noon (MST), at the J.L. Walkup Skydome on the NAU campus in Flagstaff.

Coach Eric Houle is in his tenth season at the helm of SUU's cross country and track and field programs. Houle led the Thunderbird women to sweep of the Mid-Con titles last season, with a co-championship in indoor and an outright win in outdoor, and guided the men to a pair of second-place finishes in the indoor and outdoor seasons.

The T-Birds opened the season last Saturday at the non-scored Idaho State/Snake River Invitational in Pocatello, Idaho, at which one school record was tied, while four other top marks were established.