After wins over Stony Brook, Utah, Florida and No. 5 Texas in Provo, the Cougars can turn their attention to the biggest stage in collegiate volleyball — the NCAA national semifinals, which will tip Thursday at the Target Center in Minneapolis.
Roni Jones-Perry poured in 25 kills, three digs and two blocks, and Heather Gneiting added nine kills and four blocks in a balanced attack as No. 4 BYU swept No. 5 Texas, 25-23, 25-23, 25-21 Saturday night to advance to the NCAA national semifinals.
Roni Jones-Perry poured in 17 kills and nine digs, and Kennedy Eschenberg added 11 kills and a match-high seven blocks to help No. 4 BYU to a 23-25, 25-13, 25-17, 25-19 win Friday evening in the Provo regional semifinal.
BYU’s postseason trip to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will be about more than a bowl game.
It won’t even just be about a trip to Boise, or a chance to win their first-ever game on the blue turf of Albertsons Stadium.
Yoeli Childs poured in 31 points and seven rebounds, and BYU led by as much as 22 points en route to a 95-80 win over in-state rival Utah State to snap a three-game losing streak Wednesday night in the Marriott Center.
Roni Jones-Perry poured in 20 kills, seven digs and three blocks to help No. 4 BYU roll up a 25-16, 25-21, 25-18 sweep of rival Utah in the second round of the NCAA women’s volleyball tournament Saturday night in the Smith Fieldhouse.
Roni Jones-Perry had 17 kills, six digs, four blocks and two aces — including the match-winner, and fourth-seeded BYU held Stony Brook to a season-low hitting percentage en route to a 25-20, 25-13, 25-12 win in front of 3,675 fans in Provo.