Tyler Heap Athlete Profile

#9 Tyler Heap

Position: Setter Height: 6-6 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2010 | 2013-2015 Hometown: La Jolla, CA Mission: Calgary, AB, Canada Last School: La Jolla High School

Personal

  • Son of Elmer and Amy Heap
  • Born in San Diego, Calif.
  • Brother Andrew was also on the team
  • Majoring in political science
  • Also recruited by USC, Pepperdine and Pacific
  • Eagle scout
  • Served an LDS mission in Canada Calgary Mission

Before BYU

  • Played at La Jolla High School under David Jones
  • First-team All-Western League as a junior and senior
  • CIF champion for Division III as a junior and senior in both basketball and volleyball
  • Earned division Player of the Year honors his senior year
  • Named to the Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 list as a senior
  • Also lettered in basketball for three years


2010 | Redshirt Year

Utilized his redshirt year in 2010 before serving an LDS mission.

2013 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 28 sets, 16 matches
  • Finished the season with 116 assists, 13 digs, 12 blocks
  • Played in his first match as a Cougar on Feb. 1 vs. Long Beach State and recorded a season-high 23 assists and three blocks
  • Season-high four digs April 12 at Pacific

2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Recorded 31 assists, three blocks at No. 7 Loyola (Jan. 3)
  • Recorded 33 assists, seven digs vs. No. 10 Lewis (Jan. 4) 
  • Recorded 47 assists, 11 digs (career high), four blocks, three kills (career high) vs. No. 1 Long Beach State (Jan. 11)
  • Had 54 assists, 10 digs at No. 7 UC Irvine (Jan. 17)
  • Recorded 53 assists, three digs, two blocks vs. No. 6 Stanford (Jan. 24)
  • Had 50 assists, five digs, four blocks at No. 3 Pepperdine (Jan. 31)
  • Had 41 assists, six digs, five blocks (career high) at No. 5 USC (Feb. 1)
  • Had 53 assists, 10 digs at No. 8 Stanford (Feb. 15)
  • 43 assists, one ace, five digs, three blocks (one solo) vs. No. 3 Long Beach State (3/7/14)
  • 41 assists, five digs, four blocks vs. No. 8 UC Irvine (Mar. 14)
  • Had 56 assists (career high), four digs, five blocks vs. No. 5 UC Santa Barbara (Mar. 28)
  • Had 48 assists, 10 digs vs. No. 9 UCLA (Mar. 29) to clinc the No. 1 seed in the MPSF tournament for BYU
  • Was injured in the last regular-season match at No. 10 UCLA (Apr. 12) and was unable to play during the postseason
  • Totaled 965 assists, 14 kills, 134 digs, 53 blocks (two solo) on the season

2015 | Junior Year

  • Added six assists, a dig and a block vs. Loyola (1/9)
  • Contributed a season-high 49 assists and a career-high 12 digs vs. UCLA (1/17)
  • Added 45 assists, five blocks and seven digs vs. UCSB (1/24)
  • Had 28 assists and a team-high seven digs vs. Cal Baptist (2/7)
  • Collected 27 assists, four blocks and seven digs vs. STAN (3/7)
  • Added a double-double of 46 assists and 11 digs vs. PEP (3/20)
  • Had 29 assists and nine digs vs. UCI (3/27)
  • Contributed 32 assists and seven digs vs. CSUN (4/11)