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BYU Volleyball Sweeps San Francisco and Santa Clara in home matches

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Number nine BYU women’s volleyball beat San Francisco and Santa Clara at the Smith Fieldhouse on Thursday and Saturday in back-to-back sweeps.

BYU first played San Francisco on Thursday night and dominated the Dons from the start. Hitting .482 in the first set and holding the Dons to -.087. BYU won the set easily by a score of 25-11.

The second set started slowly from the Cougars, who went down 8-5 to the Dons. BYU made some adjustments and bounced back, and after tying it up at 10, went on a 15-4 run to win the set 25-14.

The third set was much closer, with the Cougars winning 25-23. USF led 23-19 at one point, but BYU scored the final six points of the set to complete the sweep. Sophomore Madelyn Robinson led the Cougars with 5 digs and 11 kills.

Saturday BYU played Santa Clara, and won each set comfortably. Santa Clara kept up with the Cougars and were tied at 12, but the Cougars went on a huge run to win the set 25-16. Kate Grimmer had four aces down the stretch to put the set out of reach.

The next two sets were all BYU, who won them 25-11 and 25-10. BYU had 9 aces and 10 blocks in the sweep.

BYU will stay at home to host WCC rival San Diego on Friday night. San Diego is currently the only other undefeated WCC team in conference play.