Jessica Purcell-Fitu

Jessica Purcell-Fitu

Baseball: Tying an NCAA Record

BYU eliminated Utah at the 2010 MWC tournament in May and tied the NCAA record of three grand slams in one game.

Basketball: Top Point Guard

Sporting News Magazine named Jimmer T. Fredette (’11) the nation’s top point guard heading into the 2010–11 season. Over the summer Fredette and 19 other top college players joined the USA Basketball Select Team to train with the U.S. National Team.

Diving: One Reverse and Two Twists Seal Title

Brandon D. Watson (’12) won the 1-meter springboard competition at the AT&T National Diving Championships.

Football: Best Poster

The College Sports Information Directors of America named the 2009 Cougar football poster the best of its kind in the nation. The poster features photography by Mark A. Philbrick (BA ’75) and design by David O. Broberg (BS ’97).

Golf: Back for More

After a post-BYU career on the LPGA Tour, Carrie Summerhays Roberts (BS ’02) is the new head women’s golf coach.

Softball: Bright Futures

Catcher Jessica Purcell-Fitu (’12) started for the USA Softball Women’s Futures National Team at the 2010 KFC World Cup of Softball.

Track and Field: Farewell to Poole

After 30 seasons, R. Craig Poole retired as head women’s track and field coach to become head coach for the USA Track and Field Resident Program at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center in California. Replacing Poole is women’s cross country head coach Patrick E. Shane (BS ’70), who will now coach both women’s teams.

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