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BYU volleyball: No. 19 Cougars stay on the road for more WCC action

By Royce Hinton

For the Deseret News

Published: Monday, Oct. 21 2013 3:38 p.m. MDT

PROVO – The No. 19 BYU women’s volleyball team continues conference play on the road this week as it takes on Pacific on Thursday and Saint Mary’s on Saturday.

The Cougars (16-3, 9-0 WCC) extended their winning streak to 12-straight matches last week with wins on the road against Portland and Gonzaga. BYU continues to be the sole undefeated team in West Coast Conference play.

The Cougars face Pacific (11-9, 4-5 WCC) on Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. PDT at the Alex G. Spanos Center in Stockton, Calif. BYU swept Pacific in Provo this season and is 5-7 all-time against the Tigers.

On Oct. 26, the Cougars take on Saint Mary’s (11-6, 7-2 WCC) at 2:30 p.m. PDT at the McKeon Pavilion in Moraga, Calif. The Gaels were unable to take down BYU in five sets during their first matchup of the season in Provo. The Cougars are 5-6 overall against Saint Mary’s.

BYU is ranked in the AVCA Coaches Poll for the third consecutive week and the fifth week of the season.

Thursday’s match against Pacific will be broadcast live on ESPNU. Links to live stats for both matches can be found on the BYU women’s volleyball schedule page.

Royce Hinton is the women's volleyball sports information director for BYU Athletic Communications.

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