No. 10 Cougars on the road for Idaho State Invitational
PROVO, Utah – No. 10 BYU women’s volleyball hits the road again this week for the Idaho State Invitational.
The Cougars (6-0) will face off against Boise State, Missouri – who is receiving votes in the AVCA poll – and Idaho State.
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BYU won the Sports Imports D.C. Koehl Classic last week by defeating Wyoming, LIU Brooklyn and host then-No. 11 Ohio State. Mary Lake was named the tournament Most Valuable Player and was added to the all-tournament list along with Amy Boswell.
The Cougars face off against Boise State (4-2) Friday, Sept. 9, at 4 p.m. MDT at Reed Gym.
BYU leads the Broncos in the overall series history with a perfect 6-0 record, winning most recently in four sets in 2008.
Boise State has won its past three matches, picking up victories against Wright State, Kent State and Cleveland State last week.
The Broncos ended the 2015 season with a 23-7, 15-3 (2nd) MWC record.
Missouri (4-2) will take on the Cougars Saturday, Sept. 10, beginning at noon MDT at Reed Gym.
The Tigers lead the short overall series history 2-1-1. Missouri won the last matchup in four sets in 2009.
Mizzou went 1-2 over the weekend, falling at home to Utah and Miami (Ohio) before picking up a four-set win against recent BYU opponent Rice.
The Tigers advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament in 2015 and ended the year with a 27-6, 14-4 (2nd) SEC record.
Idaho State (4-3) will compete against the Cougars Saturday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. MDT at Reed Gym to conclude the Idaho State Invitational.
BYU leads the series history with a near-perfect 26-1 overall record. The Cougars won a five-set thriller against the Bengals at home last year.
Idaho State won its past four matches last week, winning first at Utah Valley before taking the Cougar Classic title with wins against Lamar, Houston and Texas Southern.
The Bengals went 23-10, 13-3 (2nd) Big Sky in 2015.
There will be live stats available for each of the three matches this week. Saturday’s match against Idaho State will have audio/video feeds as well. Links to everything can be found on the BYU women’s volleyball schedule page.
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