The Salt Lake regional will be the tournament’s western-most site, with games July 25-27 at the Maverik Center in West Valley. Feature among the regional’s eight seeds are three squads comprised of players from BYU, Utah and Utah State.
Brenna Porter, Erica Birk-Jarvis, Whittni Orton and Anna Camp all earned All-American status to lift the BYU women's track and field team to a 25th-place finish at the NCAA national meet Saturday in Austin, Texas.
Clayton Young and Conner Mantz finished sixth and seventh, respectively, in the 5,000-meter final, propelling BYU to an eighth-place finish on the final day of the NCAA men’s outdoor track and field championships Friday in Austin, Texas.
“I’m going to be able to be a pro for a really long time. But I only have one more year to do something special here,” Yoeli Childs said. “I owe it to this school, to my teammates, to come back and do something amazing."
In a rare interview following an offseason workout, new BYU basketball coach Mark Pope addressed his team's offseason workouts, including newly returned missionary Trevin Knell's slight case of tendonitis; Nick Emery's status with the Cougars; et al.
Farnsworth’s career at BYU may as well have started in Austin, site of the NCAA track and field championships, when the former Pocatello-area standout qualified for the NCAA West preliminaries in the Texas capitol in 2015.
Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor | Posted May 29th - 1:01pm
The last two freshmen to succeed at quarterback for BYU failed to live up to their once-promising potential. The Cougars need Zach Wilson, who played well as a freshman last season, to continue to build on his success this year as a sophomore.
BYU will send 21 athletes to Austin after a stunning round at the NCAA West Preliminaries in Sacramento, California. That includes 15 men’s track and field spots, the third-most of any school in the country and narrowly behind Florida and Texas.