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Senior outside hitter sets MWC record

Cougars drop to 13-6 overall, face A.F. and Wyoming

PROVO — Chelsea Goodman, Brigham Young senior outside hitter, had a historic night last Thursday when she set the Mountain West Conference record for career double-doubles at 48.

The mark was set with a 20-kill, 16-dig performance in a 27-30, 29-31, 28-30 sweep at the hands of No. 21 Colorado State in Fort Collins, Colo.

The loss dropped BYU to 13-6 overall, 5-4 in MWC play. CSU improved to 13-5, 8-1.

For Goodman, it was the fourth time she has recorded at least 20 winners this season.

Next up for the Cougars are two home matches against Air Force and Wyoming this weekend. BYU swept both opponents earlier this season.

SWIMMING AND DIVING: The White team was victorious, coming out on top 194-190, in the 2007 annual Blue/White Meet last Friday at the Richards Building Pool.

The squads' coaches split up their rosters and named captains. The Cougar divers were also divided to simultaneously with the swimming races.

Also, Cougar women swept MWC swimmer and diver of the week honors. Freshman swimmer Aleehsa Miller and senior diver Angela Nelson received the first awards of the season.

The men will be at the Lincoln Shootout in Irvine, Calif., Nov. 2-3. The women will compete at the Houston Duals on Oct. 26-27.

MEN'S TENNIS: A total of five Cougars won all three consolation matches they were in at the Wilson ITA Division I Mountain Regional Championships last Saturday, in Las Vegas.

Thomas Shubert defeated Idaho's Stanislav Glukhov, 6-0, 6-3, while Shubert and doubles partner Thomas Young advanced in the draw after their opponents from New Mexico withdrew due to injury.

Cassidy Mears and Jonathan Sanchez won 8-4 over Montana State's Jusin Hauck and Pawel Turzanski advanced them into the next round of play.

WOMEN'S TENNIS: BYU's Elle Carney and Anastasia Surkova withdrew from the doubles main draw at the Wilson ITA Division I Central Regional Championships in Tulsa, Okla., after Carney suffered an eye injury last Friday.

The tournament completes the Cougars' fall season and will play again at Hawaii on Jan. 4.

WOMEN'S SOCCER: BYU split a pair of road games last week, losing to San Diego State, 2-0, on Thursday, before beating Air Force, 3-0, on Saturday.

Against the Aztecs, the Cougars outshot SDSU 16-7, led by Katie Larkin.

Then, two days later, freshman Kassidy Christensen notched her first multigoal game. The other score came from Katie Fellows. Assists were recorded by Larkin, Amanda Draeger and Nicole Urry.

The Cougars hit the road again today when they take on Wyoming. They then return home to host New Mexico on Saturday. The home game will serve as senior night.

ICE HOCKEY: The Cougars blew a 3-0 lead to Utah Valley University and eventually ended up in a 4-4 tie with the Wolverines last Friday.

Down by three midway through the second period, the Wolverines scored four straight goals, forcing BYU to play catch-up. With 4:42 remaining in regulation, Cougar Beau Adams knotted the score and forced overtime. Neither team scored in the five-minute extra session, ending the contest in a tie.

BYU plays an exhibition game against BYU-Idaho on Friday, Nov. 2, at 8:30 p.m.

LACROSSE: BYU dropped a pair of games on Saturday, Oct. 20, both played at St. Paul's School in Brooklandville, Md.

The Cougars lost 8-6 against Villanova University and 10-8 against Washington College.

At Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va., on Monday, BYU won, 12-9.

BYU is set to participate in the BYU High School Invitational Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 27, beginning at 2 p.m.

RUGBY: The Cougars improved to 3-0 after beating Texas A&M, 22-11, last Friday.

BYU led 16-3 at halftime, and was outscored the rest of the way, with the Aggies getting as close as 16-11. But the Cougars were able to hang on for the victory.

BYU hosts Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo on Friday night at 7 p.m.