BYU Enjoys Sweep of Utah Valley

Bryn Porter recorded 10 kills in BYU's sweep against Utah Valley. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- The BYU women's volleyball team put together a strong outing Tuesday night with a 30-26, 30-19, 30-13 sweep of the Utah Valley Wolverines in the Smith Fieldhouse. The Cougars' eighth sweep of the season improved their record to 12-5 overall.

"We were very composed tonight, especially in game one," said BYU head coach Jason Watson. "Utah Valley put an enormous amount of pressure on us, but we responded very well within our personality."

Overall, BYU dominated on the court, finishing the match with 46 kills and a .314 attack percentage. The Cougar defense also proved solid with 50 digs and 7.5 team blocks. Preseason Mountain West Conference Player of the Year Chelsea Goodman led the Cougars with 12 kills and 13 digs, her fourth straight double-double and 46th of her career, one shy of the league record. Bryn Porter also recorded double-digit kills with 10.

BYU started out slow in game one after scoring the first point as the Cougars had a hard time stopping Utah Valley. BYU allowed the Wolverines to score five points before winning a side out. The Cougars gradually fought their way back, tying the game at 8-8 with a kill from Porter. UVU responded by curbing BYU's momentum and putting together a 9-2 run to make it 17-10. Porter finally stopped the UVU run with back-to-back kills, but the Wolverines fought back to take a 22-17 lead. Finally, the Cougars regained their momentum, going on a 9-4 run to tie the game at 26-26 on a hitting error. The Wolverines couldn't stop the Cougars as BYU finished the game, 30-26.

In game two the teams battled for the advantage until BYU took the lead on a straight five-point run. The Cougars got into a rhythm and extended their lead to 11-5. From there BYU cruised to a 30-19 victory, leading by as many as 12 points along the way. The Cougar defense dominated over UVU with 3.5 team blocks. Goodman also helped lead BYU to the game victory with four kills.

Both teams struggled to take a strong lead early in game three with neither team gaining more than a two-point advantage, tying the game 7-7. The Cougars then went on a three-point run to make it 10-8. UVU struggled to stop BYU as the Cougars finished the match scoring 20 of the last 25 points, recording the sweep with a 30-13 game-three win.

The Cougars will continue MWC conference play Friday as they travel to Salt Lake to face Utah at 7 p.m. The match will be broadcast live on BYU Radio as well as being available on BYU All-Access and GameTracker.

Volleyball Box Score

BYU Cougars

Utah Valley vs BYU Cougars (Oct 09, 2007 at Provo, Utah)

Utah Valley | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN

## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE|POINTS

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1 Kristi Lindley...... 3| 0 1 3 -.333| 26| 1 0| 0| 8| 0 0 0| 1| 1.0

6 Kayli Broadbent..... 3| 12 5 35 .200| 1| 0 2| 2| 2| 0 1 0| 1| 12.5

9 Meagan Bluth........ 3| 5 5 19 .000| 2| 0 1| 0| 4| 0 1 0| 1| 5.5

11 Jessica Endres...... 3| 5 3 16 .125| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 0 1| 0| 5.0

14 Camie Manwill....... 3| 3 6 20 -.150| 0| 0 0| 2| 12| 0 1 0| 0| 3.5

17 Kristin Anderson.... 3| 4 4 17 .000| 0| 0 0| 1| 0| 1 3 0| 0| 6.5

3 Allyce Wilson....... 3| 0 0 0 .000| 1| 1 1| 0| 9| 0 0 0| 0| 1.0

4 Dani Robison........ 1| 0 0 1 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0

5 Lanni O'Reilly...... 1| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0

8 Chelsea Baugh....... 2| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 0| 1| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0

12 Kathleen Stevens.... 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 0 2| 1| 2| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0

18 Terin Ledall........ 2| 4 3 12 .083| 0| 0 0| 0| 1| 0 0 0| 0| 4.0

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Totals.............. 3| 33 27 123 .049| 30| 2 6| 7| 39| 1 6 1| 3| 39.0

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 4.0

Game K E TA Pct

1 16 10 46 .130 GAME SCORES 1 2 3 TEAM RECORDS

2 11 10 47 .021 Utah Valley......... (0) 26 19 13 12-6

3 6 7 30 -.033 BYU Cougars......... (3) 30 30 30 12-5

BYU Cougars | ATTACK |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF| BLOCK |GEN

## Name GP| K E TA PCT| A| SA SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE|POINTS

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1 GOODMAN, Chelsea.... 3| 12 2 26 .385| 1| 0 2| 0| 13| 0 2 0| 0| 13.0

4 HANSEN, Ashton...... 3| 6 1 10 .500| 1| 0 0| 0| 2| 0 3 1| 0| 7.5

9 ROGERS, Kiana....... 3| 2 0 4 .500| 39| 3 1| 0| 5| 1 0 0| 1| 6.0

10 LOTT, Erica......... 3| 9 5 23 .174| 1| 1 0| 0| 9| 0 3 2| 0| 11.5

13 PORTER, Bryn........ 3| 10 4 25 .240| 0| 1 2| 1| 7| 0 2 0| 0| 12.0

44 DYER, Rachel........ 3| 6 1 14 .357| 3| 0 3| 0| 3| 0 3 0| 0| 7.5

7 MEASOM, Christina... 1| 0 0 2 .000| 1| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 0.0

8 VANDERSTEEN, Marisa. 1| 1 0 1 1.000| 0| 0 0| 0| 0| 0 0 0| 0| 1.0

11 PINEGAR, Annie...... 3| 0 0 0 .000| 0| 2 0| 1| 11| 0 0 0| 0| 2.0

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Totals.............. 3| 46 13 105 .314| 46| 7 8| 2| 50| 1 13 3| 1| 60.5

TEAM ATTACK PER GAME TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 7.5

Game K E TA Pct

1 16 5 39 .282 Site: Provo, Utah (Smith Fieldhouse)

2 13 5 37 .216 Date: Oct 09, 2007 Attend: 1364 Time: 1H 39M

3 17 3 29 .483 Referees: MAILE JEWKES, TERI JACKSON, KAREN MARSHALL

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