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MEN'S VOLLEYBALL: The eighth-ranked BYU men's volleyball team improved its overall record to 3-3 on the season with a 3-1 victory over No. 12 Ohio State on Saturday. The Cougars won 30-23, 30-23, 28-30, 30-25 in front of 543 fans at Columbus for their second straight victory over the Buckeyes.

Three different Cougars recorded double-digit kills, including senior Jonathan Alleman, who posted a team-leading 16 kills. After a 19-kill performance on Friday, Fernando Pessoa picked up 15 more on Saturday, hitting a team-best .462 at the net. Joe Hillman recorded his sixth straight double-digit kill performance, recording 10 kills on 28 swings. After sitting out Friday's match, Carlos Moreno returned to the lineup to pace the BYU offense with a match-high 52 assists. Morenoalso chipped in four kills and seven blocks.

MEN'S TENNIS: In a Friday doubleheader, the BYU men's tennis team blanked Utah State in seven straight before falling to Denver. Cougar duo Erik Nyman and Nima Roshan beat Utah State's Hungsoon Park and Hannes Schenk 8-4. Freshman Chip Hand posted a 7-6, 6-0 win over Utah State's Roshan Rasekhi to give the Cougars their second point. BYU also got wins from Dominik Kaufhold and Ivan Kokurin. Roshan and Tim Bradshaw also had impressive wins to help seal the shut out.

Denver won two of its three doubles matches to score the first point for the Pioneers. BYU's Alonzo Medina and Chip Hand defeated Jason Tan and Urban Ljubic for the Cougar's only doubles win.

SWIMMING/DIVING: The BYU men's and women's swimming and diving teams swam to easy victories over the Air Force Academy on Thursday night at Colorado Springs. The women defeated the Falcons 140-96, while the men won 142-101.

Utah State

GYMNASTICS: Freshman Alex Martin led the way for the Utah State gymnastics team in a third-place finish Friday night in Berkeley, Calif. The Aggies (194.150) missed second place by one tenth of a point behind No. 17 Arizona State (194.250). The hosts of the meet, California, won with a score of 195.95. Martin tied for first on the bars with a 9.900 performance, while her 38.750 score in the all-around was good for a fifth-place finish. Liesel Kohler tied for fifth on the floor, scoring 9.800. Rachael Mandy lead USU gymnasts on the vault with a career-high 9.800 and Gretchen Goerlitz scored 9.800 on the floor.

Southern Utah

TRACK: The Southern Utah men's and women's indoor track and field teams combined for 13 event wins Saturday at the Northern Arizona three-team dual meet in Flagstaff. The Thunderbird women went 2-0 with a 90.5-44.5 win over UC Riverside and an 88-59 decision vs. NAU. Meanwhile, the men outscored UCR, 86-58, but lost a close duel to NAU 72-65.

Weber State

TRACK: The Weber State men's and women's indoor track and field teams held the Wildcat Invitational on Saturday. The women's team had nine first places out of 13 events, led by senior Lanette Noble, who won the high jump with a mark of 5-11. The Wildcats had five runners meet Big Sky qualifying standards, including Nina Wade, who has now qualified for the conference championship in three events. Also winning events for the women were Christina Longjohn (shot put), Nicole Dickmann (triple jump), Colby Foxley (55 meter hurdles), Cristina Pebley (400 meters), Amanda Chavez (800 meters) and Danielle Blaisdell (3,000 meters). The men won nine events and were led by freshman Jace Nye, who ran the mile in a time of 4:10.71. In the pole vault, freshman Adam Ball set a Weber State freshman record with a jump of 16-02.00. Jeff Agnello jumped 15-02.00 and also qualified for the conference championship. Also winning events for the Wildcats were Mike Hanson (high jump), Jake Holbert (35 pound weight throw), Brady Fosmark (shot put), Jerome Milner (200 and 400 meters) and Steve Shepherd (800 meters).