Senior All-American Ivan Perez will return to the Cougar lineup this weekend after playing with the Puerto Rican National Team. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)
PROVO -- The No. 1 BYU men's volleyball team (2-0, 2-0) will play at No. 10 Indiana Purdue-Fort Wayne (0-1), Lewis (1-1), and No. 14 Loyola-Chicago (1-0) on Thursday, Friday, and Monday, respectively, as they try to remain undefeated in the young season.
Returning to the lineup after stints with their respective national teams will be sophomore libero Joel Silva (Venezuela) and senior outside hitter and 2007 All-American Ivan Perez (Puerto Rico).
The Cougars beat UC San Diego in two matches last weekend to start the season. The upcoming matches are the last before the team hosts its first home matches of the season Jan. 25 and 26 against Cal Baptist. BYU also holds a collective lifetime record of 12-5 against IPFW, Lewis, and Loyola Chicago.
Live audio will be available for the match at IPFW, and live stats and streaming video will be available for the match at Lewis. Links to both can be found on the BYU men's volleyball page at www.byucougars.com/volleyball_m/. Please see the attached PDF document for more information.