The BYU women’s volleyball team went 2-1 at the Shocker Classic over the weekend in Wichita, Kansas, with wins against Wichita State (3-1) and Virginia Commonwealth University (3-1) but a loss against No. 3 Texas (1-3).
BYU senior libero Mary Lake was named to the U.S. Women's National Team's preliminary roster for the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League, the premier annual international volleyball tournament. The 25-player roster was announced on May 13 and listed Lake as one of the team's two liberos.
BYU men’s volleyball ended its 2019 season with a straight-set loss to the No. 1 seeded Pepperdine waves (25-17, 25-23, 25-18) in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation semifinals on April 18 in Malibu, California.
BYU men’s volleyball defeated No. 4 seeded Stanford 3-2 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation quarterfinals April 13. The team will advance to the semifinals against No. 1 seeded Pepperdine on April 18 in Malibu, California.
Three of the four players from Hawaii, Kana’i Akana and Wil Stanley of the men’s team and Kiani Moea’i of the women’s team, all graduated from the same school in Honolulu, Punahou School. Though just a small part of the BYU volley program, the three players have already made an impact.
Tryouts for the U.S Women's National Volleyball team will feature four current BYU players. Senior Mary Lake, junior Kennedy Eschenberg, sophomore Heather Gneiting and sophomore Madelyn Robinson will all participate in the open tryout.