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No. 14 Cougars to face three in-state foes

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PROVO, Utah – No. 14 BYU women’s volleyball faces three in-state foes this week, including No. 16 Utah, Weber State and Utah Valley.

No. 16 Utah

  • BYU competes against the Utes Thursday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. MDT at the Huntsman Center in the Deseret First Duel.
  • This will be the 100th meeting all-time between the two schools with the Cougars holding a 69-30 advantage in the series.
  • Utah won the last matchup in five sets in Provo a year ago.
  • The Utes are 8-1 on the season with their only loss coming to Kentucky.

Weber State

  • BYU will then return to the Smith Fieldhouse to face the Wildcats Friday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. MDT.
  • This is the first meeting since 2011 between the two schools, and the Cougars are a perfect 60-0 all-time against Weber State.
  • The Wildcats are off to a rough start in 2017, beginning the season with a 1-8 record with their only win coming in five sets against Northeastern.

Utah Valley

  • BYU will end the week facing the Wolverines in the UCCU Crosstown Clash Saturday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. MDT at the Lockhart Arena.
  • The Cougars have also never lost to Utah Valley in 14 attempts.
  • BYU beat the Wolverines in three sets in the season opener last year.
  • Utah Valley is 5-7 so far this season, falling in all three matches played last week.

Thursday’s match against Utah will be televised live on the Pac-12 Network and broadcast live on BYU Radio. Friday’s match at home against Weber State will be televised live nationally on BYUtv. Saturday’s match against Utah Valley will be televised live on UVU TV. Links to live stats for all three matches can be found on the BYU women’s volleyball schedule page.

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