Fifty-four team kills led No. 4 seed BYU to a dominating 3-0 match win (25-16, 25-21, 25-18) over in-state rival Utah on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, advancing to its seventh Sweet 16.
The Cougars must now make their way through the remainder of the season without the junior outside hitter McKenna Miller as she suffered an ACL injury in Thursday’s match with Santa Clara.
Lyndie Haddock-Eppich posted a double-double as #1 BYU swept Loyola Marymount on a night filled with WCC action.
Top-ranked BYU, Pepperdine and San Diego each registered wins in straight sets over their West Coast Conference opponent Saturday afternoon to remain the top 3 in league standings.
Top-ranked BYU continued its unbeaten streak to 12-straight matches with a sweep of Saint Mary’s, while Loyola Marymount handed RV Portland its second-straight loss in 5 sets.
Top-ranked BYU earned its 10th victory of the season with a sweep of Weber State on Saturday afternoon in Ogden, Utah. The Cougars were dominant in the match, outdoing the Wildcats in hitting percentage (.386 to .089).
Match Stats #1 BYU def. #25 Utah 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-17) BYU moves to 9-0; Utah falls to 7-3 Attendance:…
Top-ranked BYU remained undefeated on the season at 8-0, with a 3-0 Marquette Invitational mark this weekend. Meanwhile, 5th-ranked USC salvaged its weekend, outlasting Syracuse in a 5-set battle to go 1-2.
BYU took out #5 USC and Syracuse on the same day while #22 Marquette upended #5 USC at home in the night cap.
Roni Jones-Perry was one kill away from a school record as she led #1 BYU to a sweep of #5 USC.