Key players returning:

Rachel Dyer — All-conference performer was No. 2 in team in kills (404).

Ashton Hansen —Sophomore middle blocker tied with Dyer for most blocks (159).

Bryn Porter — Junior outside hitter will be expected to help fill the void left by Chelsea Goodman.

Amy Schlauder — Junior setter led the Cougars in assists with 1,065.

Key players leaving/graduating:

Chelsea Goodman — Finished her BYU career ranked among the top seven all-time in school history in career kills, digs and kills per game.

Erica Lott — Tallied 386 kills and 106 blocks in 2007.

Annie Pinegar — Recorded a team-high 481 digs.

Statistical leaders:

Kills — Goodman (516)

Assists — Schlauder (1,065)

Service aces — Goodman (39)

Digs — Pinegar (481)

Blocks — Dyer (159), Hansen (159)

Points — Goodman (599.5)

Keys to 2008:

1. Build on the experience gained by reaching the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament.

2. Find players to perform to a similar level of Goodman, Lott and Pinegar.

3. Develop better consistency throughout the season.