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No. 13 BYU to face Saint Mary’s, Pacific at home

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PROVO, Utah – No. 13 BYU women’s volleyball returns home to the Smith Fieldhouse this week for a pair of conference matches against Saint Mary’s and Pacific.

Last Time Out

The Cougars (14-2, 3-1 West Coast Conference) beat Pepperdine on the road in four sets before falling in a tight three-set match against No. 6 San Diego.

Saint Mary’s

  • BYU faces off against Saint Mary’s (8-8, 3-2 WCC) Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. MDT.
  • The Cougars lead the Gaels in the overall series history 9-7 and picked up two sweeps last year.
  • BYU has won four-straight against Saint Mary’s.
  • The Gaels won two of three matches last week – against San Francisco and Pepperdine – falling to Loyola Marymount in four.
  • Saint Mary’s currently sits in fourth place in the league standings.
  • The Gaels went 6-22, 1-17 WCC a year ago.

Pacific

  • The Cougars will then compete against the Tigers (10-7, 4-1 WCC) Saturday, Oct. 8, at 1 p.m. MDT.
  • BYU leads Pacific in the overall series history 10-7, including wins last year on the road in five and at home in a sweep.
  • The Tigers have never beaten the Cougars while in the West Coast Conference (six attempts).
  • Pacific is off to a hot start in league play, having won four of five with the only loss coming against Pepperdine.
  • The Tigers are in second place in WCC play, a half a match ahead of BYU.
  • Pacific finished tied for fifth in league play last year with a 17-13, 8-10 WCC record.

Additional Info

Thursday’s match against Saint Mary’s will be a ROC party. There will be free pregame pizza for the ROC as well as free In N Out vouchers to 100 random members of the ROC. Additionally, there will be free bandannas for students on the floor as well as a spikeball tournament.

Saturday’s match against Pacific is Family Day. Entire families can enter with a $15 family pass. Pass of all Pass holders will get into the match for free. Additionally, there will be four hot dogs available for purchase for $4. There will also be free face painters, games, giveaways and prizes.

Thursday’s match will be broadcast on BYUtv and simulcast on BYU Radio. Saturday’s match will be streamed live on TheW.tv. Links to live stats and video/audio feeds can be found on the BYU women’s volleyball schedule page.

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