Norma Bertoch | Posted: 25 Oct 2019 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU women host Westminster and Antelope Valley in exhibition games Tuesday, Saturday

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PROVO, Utah — In preparation for the 2019-20 campaign, the BYU women’s basketball team will play two exhibition games on Tuesday and Saturday.

The Cougars host Westminster Oct. 29, at 7 p.m., and the University of Antelope Valley, Nov. 2, at 2 p.m. Both games will have a live online video stream on the WCC Network.


  • BYU concluded the 2018-19 campaign with a 26-7 record, picking up the 12th 20+win season under Judkins. The victories were just two games shy of a career-best 28 wins.
  • BYU advanced to the Second Round of the NCAA Championships for the fourth time in program history. It was the 13th appearance in the NCAA Championships for the Cougars and the third as a No. 7 seed. The invitation was the ninth under head coach Jeff Judkins.
  • The Cougars received the WCC’s automatic bid into the NCAA’s after defeating Gonzaga 82-68 in the WCC             championship, recording their third tournament title since joining the conference.
  • In the WCC, the team tallied a 15-3 record, finishing in second place
  • With 393 total wins, coach Judkins enters the 2019-20 season as the all-time winningest men’s or women’s BYU basketball head coach
  • The BYU team returns scoring leaders Paisley Johnson (14.5) & Brenna Chase Drollinger (12.8)
  • Junior center Sara Hamson returns leading in rebounds (5.9) and blocks (2.8)
  • Chase Drollinger leads in assists with 3.9 average and has the team’s best 3-point field goal percentage (.352)
  • Senior Jasmine Moody returns with most playing experience (97 total games)


  • Westminster College compiled a 21-9 record and went 17-5 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference last season.
  • The Griffins participated in the NCAA Division II basketball championships, losing 76-61 to Angelo State University in the NCAA South Central Regionals
  • Westminster finished the season with an 11-3 home record and went 9-5 on the road.
  • Head coach Shelley Jarrard is in her eighth at the helm of the Griffins women’s basketball program.


  • Last season the team went 27-6 overall and 12-2 in the California Pacific Conference.
  • Antelope Valley advanced to the NAIA Div. II Women’s Championship, falling 75-60 to Southeastern University.
  • The Pioneers had a 14-2 home record last season and had an 8-2 mark on the road.
  • Head coach Deon Price is in his third season with UAV.


The women’s basketball team opens the 2019-20 campaign on the road, taking on Washington State, Saturday, Nov. 9, at 1 p.m.  PT.

The Cougars return home for their season opener against Texas A&M Kingsville on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m.


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