M Volleyball | Apr, 02 No. 2 BYU defeats USC 3-1 on senior night . No. 2 BYU men’s volleyball defeated USC in four sets (25-19, 25-21, 24-26, 25-20) on senior night Friday at the Smith Fieldhouse.
That’s why the loss was so devastating for BYU, which hasn’t won a national men’s volleyball title since 2004 and dropped to 3-5 in championship matches. In a cruel twist, the last three championship matches — the two losses to OSU and the one to Hawaii — all followed the same theme: the Cougars were overwhelmed by their opponent’s ...
BYU men’s volleyball dominated in another national championship match, gets swept by No. 1 Hawaii in long-awaited showdown The Cougars rarely led in third championship match appearance in five completed seasons and have lost their last 12 sets in NCAA Men’s Volleyball finals.
The BYU men’s volleyball team was riding a high when the season got canceled last year. Now, the Cougars are happy to be hosting the MPSF Tournament.
BYU will be gunning for its fourth national championship in men’s volleyball. The Cougars last won the title in 2004; they played for the championship in 2016 and 2017, losing to Ohio State in the finals both years, the latter in Columbus at a different venue than will be utilized next week.
PROVO, Utah — BYU has received the No. 2 seed and a bye to the semifinal in the 2021 NCAA Division I/II men’s volleyball championship May 6-8. The seven-team field will compete entirely in Columbus, Ohio, hosted by The Ohio State University. Opening round matches will take place May 3 and 4, with the championship taking place May 6-8.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — There was a time when BYU outside hitter Zach Eschenberg, a fifth-year graduate player, was afraid of head men’s volleyball coach Shawn Olmstead. “Coming in as a freshman, I was definitely super intimidated by him,” Eschenberg said Wednesday in a news conference previewing the Final Four of the NCAA Men’s Volleyball Championships.
PROVO, Utah — Winning both road games last week, No. 8 BYU women's volleyball returns home for more West Coast Conference play against No. 21 San Diego on Friday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. MDT. The Cougars are on an 11-match winning streak, holding an 18-1 overall record on the season, including an 8-0 ...