(Photo by Ryan Faulkner)
After a weekend off, the second-ranked BYU men's volleyball team will pick back up right where they left off on the road in California when they take on Cal State Northridge this Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19, at 7 p.m. PT.
The Cougars are traveling with a 13-6 overall record and 9-5 holding in league play. Junior Robb Stowell leads the BYU attack on 271 kills and an overall .324 attacking percentage.
Taylor Sander, Alex DaPron and Futi Tavana are also recording double-digit kills with 216, 117 and 144, respectively, while Tavana is currently the only BYU player to have recorded over 102 blocks this season.
Setter Joe Kauliakamoa has recorded 535 assists this season as he paces the Cougar offense, averaging 9.91 per set. Setter Ryan Boyce got his first back-to-back starts in both matches against USC last weekend totaling 76 assists and now averages 3.62 assists per set.
The Matadors won their first match of their last five over Harvard last weekend and will host BYU with a 5-15 overall and 3-10 conference record. Tanner Nua, Brandon Lebrock, Drew Staker and Greg Faulkner are all recording double-figure kills with 122, 129, 133 and 100 respectively.
BYU leads the overall record against the Matadors 26-9 and are 10-5 all-time on the road against CSUN.
Gametracker is available for both games through the BYU men's volleyball schedule page.