BYU completes Deseret First Duel victory over Utes

by | May 28, 2010

Saints & Sports

In the final head-to-head meeting between BYU and Utah of the school year, the Cougar baseball team out-slugged the Utes, 25-18, in the Mountain West Conference tournament Thursday in San Diego.

For the Cougars, it capped a sports season of dominance over the Utes.

BYU claimed the 2009-10 Deseret First Duel championship, symbolic of athletic supremacy between the pair of in-state rivals. In 2009-2010, the Cougars won 45 1/2 - 15 1/2, the largest margin of victory to date in the rivalry series' point total. Points are awarded to the winner of the 12 sports in which the two schools compete head-to-head.

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