Royce Hinton | Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

No. 2 Cougars take on No. 15 Cal Baptist on the road

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PROVO, Utah – No. 2 BYU men’s volleyball stays on the road this week for a pair of conference matches at No. 15 Cal Baptist.

Last Time Out

BYU (10-2, 6-2 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) traveled to the East Coast for matches at Princeton and NJIT. The Cougars swept both teams behind a combined 26 kills from Tim Dobbert to finish their nonconference schedule 4-0.

No. 15 Cal Baptist

  • BYU will play Cal Baptist (8-7, 3-7 MPSF) on both Friday, Feb. 19, and Saturday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. PST.
  • The Lancers have won five of their last six matches, falling only to No. 1 Long Beach along that stretch. Additionally, Enrique de Diego won conference and national honors on Feb. 8 for an errorless performance over four matches.
  • Cal Baptist currently sits tied for ninth in the conference standings with UC Irvine. The Lancers were picked to finish 11th in the preseason poll after a 6-22, 2-20 season in 2015.
  • The Cougars lead the overall series history 19-3 and are 2-1 when playing at Cal Baptist. Last year, BYU swept the series at home, winning in four sets the first night before following that up with a sweep the next night.
  • The Lancers are led this season by first-year head coach Derek Schmitt.


Both matches will be streamed online live by Cal Baptist. Links to the video feed and live stats can be found on the BYU men’s volleyball schedule page.

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