Heather Gneiting was named national Freshman of the Year last season, a first for BYU. She also represented the United States in Japan at the Under-20 World Championships and tried out for the Olympics. She’s proved to be an integral part of the team with her 313 kills and 215 blocks.
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).
Ohio State defensive end Chase Young's four-game suspension has been dropped to two games leaving the Heisman Trophy hopeful eligible to play in the team's matchups against No. 9 Penn State and No. 14 Michigan. Ohio State announced the news on Nov. 13. The circumstances surrounding Young's suspension mirrors BYU forward Yoeli Childs', however, the NCAA chose to not lessen his.
Seven current BYU athletes, three former students and an adjunct professor are qualified for Olympic trials where they will compete to represent the U.S., Zimbabwe and the Dominican Republic in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games. Meet BYU’s Olympic trial qualifiers.