Kiril Meretev Athlete Profile

#5 Kiril Meretev

Position: Outside Hitter Height: 6-8 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2014-2015 Hometown: Saedinenie, Bulgaria Last School: Math High School

Personal

  • Parents are Vasil Hristoskov Meretev and Nedka Kirilova Mereteva

Before BYU

High school:

  • Played under coach Anton Kostadinov at Math High School (Acad. Kiril Popov)
  • Captain of his high school team

Club:

  • Played for Victoria Volley under coach Nikolay Jelyazkov
  • Took sixth place in the World Junior Championship in Argentina with the Bulgarian Junior National Team



2014 | Freshman Year

  • Played in nine matches for the Cougars
  • Started three matches
  • Recorded eight kills (career high) at No. 7 Loyola (Jan. 3)
  • Recorded eight kills, six blocks (career high) at No. 10 Lewis (Jan. 4)
  • Had four digs (career high), two kills at No. 3 Pepperdine (Jan. 31)
  • Totaled 24 kills, 11 digs, 14 blocks (one solo) this season

2015 | Sophomore Year

  • Added a team-high seven kills vs. Loyola (1/9) 
  • Contributed double-digit kills with 10 vs. UCLA (1/16)
  • Added a career-high 13 kills to go with six digs vs. UCSB (1/24)
  • Collected five kills on seven swings with no errors vs. Ball State (2/28)
  • Contributed 10 kills, a .571 clip and four digs vs. CSUN (4/11)