ELLENSBURG, WA— On Saturday, BYU traveled to the Pacific Northwest to face a tough Central Washington team. It proved to be a physical match for the Cougars and resulted in the program’s first-ever loss to the Wildcats. After giving up 17 points to CWU early in the first half, BYU put up its only points of the game in the 38th minute with a try by Braden Pape.
Central Washington held the Cougars scoreless throughout the second half, finishing the game with a final score of 51-7.
The Cougars return to Provo for a bye week before squaring off in an anticipated rematch and season home opener against St. Mary’s on March 14.
Up Next: BYU vs. St. Mary’s
B-side: Friday, March 13th at 7 PM @ Helaman Field
A-Side: Saturday, March 14th at 12 PM @ South Field
BYU team vs CWU
Mckay Johnson, 2. Gabe Mahuinga, 3. David Nonu, 4. Josh Harden, 5. James Mocke, 6. Carter Beck, 7. Tosh Wilcox, 8. Braden Pape, 9. Dylan Parry, 10. Ezias Bigelow, 11. Coleman Meier, 12. Seen Tarawhiti, 13. Jacob Mckay, 14. Sam Roberts, 15. Connor Parry, 16. Dawson McCrea, 17. Mahonri Anitema, 18. Spencer Ika, 19. A.J. Lolohea, 20. Jacob Littlefield, 21. Enzo Martinez, 22. Brittain Hale, 23. Alma Shoenfeld