The No. 12 ranked BYU women’s volleyball team’s magical season continues Thursday night vs. No. 2 seeded Texas in Oklahoma City, OK.
BYU won its first four games of the NCAA Tournament to reach this point, defeating Seton Hall, Arizona, Florida St. and Nebraska. Over the course of those four games, BYU only lost two sets, going 12-2 in that time, sweeping Nebraska and Seton Hall. Texas has been on a similar tear, only losing one set in its first four matches.
Texas finished the regular…
The BYU women’s volleyball team continued its impressive run in the NCAA tournament by defeating Florida State in the Sweet 16 in four sets (25-20, 25-19, 19-25, 26-24) and sweeping Nebraska in the Elite Eight (25-21, 25-20, 25-21).
“First of all, hats off to Nebraska for an outstanding season,” BYU coach Shawn Olmstead said. “Coach Cook has done an outstanding job over there. I can’t say enough about these kids. I don’t have the words to describe what these kids have done. I think Jen br…
Delon Wright and the No. 13 ranked Utah Utes beat the Cougars 65-61 before a soldout crowd Wednesday night, winning in the Marriott Center for the first time since 2005.
Wright paced the Utes with 18 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists and added 2 blocks and 2 steals to cap his impressive night. Tyler Haws scored 23 points on 9-of-22 shooting to lead the Cougars, who suffered their third loss on the season.
“We just didn’t make buckets,” a deflated Haws said. “They slow the game down and ki…
Ice Bucket Challenge
The BYU women’s soccer season came do a disappointing end a couple weeks ago, losing to Colorado in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. However, it was the end to a terrific and exciting season for the Cougars. Here’s a look back some of their finest moments this season, ordered by date.
(1) Sept. 13. BYU snaps a three-game losing streak by taking down ranked Long Beach State 2-0. This win was the first of a 13-game unbeaten streak for the Cougars, and a crucial game in the complete turn-around of the season for BYU.
(2) Sept. 20. Niki Fernandes scored a beautiful header goal to record her first goal of her season. Fernandes went on to score a career-high two goals as BYU beat Colorado College 4-0. Fernandes’ header goal came from a Marissa Nimmer cross that was headed by Bi…