Cougars Undefeated in Competition

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PROVO, Utah (Sept. 5, 2007) — One week down into the 2007-08 athletic season, the BYU Cougars have racked up an undefeated 7-0 combined record in football, women's soccer and women's volleyball.

"We're off to a great start this year," said BYU Director of Athletics Tom Holmoe. "I'm very pleased with how the coaches have prepared our teams and how our student athletes have performed."

Contributing to the Cougars' success the women's volleyball team has won all five of it matches and the women's soccer team (1-0) defeated Michigan State on Friday. Football is also 1-0 after their victory Saturday over Arizona.

The Cougars will have many opportunities to prove their abilities this week as they face more competition.

The No. 9 BYU women's volleyball team will head to Palo Alto, Calif., for the Stanford Invitational to face No. 17 Cal Poly on Thursday, Saint Mary's on Friday and No. 2 Cardinal on Saturday.

After a season-opening victory, the football team is also traveling to California and will take on No. 13 UCLA Saturday.

BYU women's soccer, No. 19, will play its second and third games of the season on the road at Kansas on Thursday and at No. 20 Colorado on Saturday.

The BYU men's and women's cross country teams begins their season on Saturday at the East Bay Golf Course in the only home meet of the season. The Cougars were selected as the preseason favorite to win the Mountain West Conference title.

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