Phil Fuchs
Outside Hitter 7
Last School
Brookfield East High School
Roster Years
2009 | 2012-2015


  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Son of Ray and Val Fuchs
  • Entire family is outside hitters
  • Loves reading
  • Dad Ray played for BYU in 1989
  • His two sisters play volleyball at Weber State and Central Michigan
  • Served a two-year LDS mission in Apia, Samoa
  • Knows four languages
  • Plays the piano, guitar and ukulele
  • Majoring in business management with an emphasis in strategy

Before BYU

  • Attended Brookfield East HS
  • First-team all-conference and second team all-state in his one season playing high school volleyball
  • Team MVP
  • Scholar athlete
  • Recipient of the President's Award for Academic Excellence
  • Played basketball as a sophomore, tennis as a junior and track and field as a senior
  • Played one year at Twin Peaks Volleyball Club under Barry Larsen and two years at North Shore Milwaukee Volleyball Club
  • Member of the Junior National A2 team


  • Apia
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2012

  • Played in five matches and 10 sets
  • Finished the season with 11 kills and 34 attempts
  • Also contributed eight digs and eight blocks
  • Season-high six kills came on Feb. 18 against Cal Baptist
  • Season-high four blocks came on Feb. 18 against Cal Baptist and on Feb. 24 against UC Santa Barbara
  • Season-high five digs came on Feb. 24 against UC Santa Barbara
Sophmore Year 2013

  • Won the Elite 89 award at the NCAA tournament, given to the athlete with the highest GPA in the Final Four (3.8)
  • Started four matches and played in 14
  • Finished the season with 36 kills, 20 digs and 11 blocks
  • Career-high eight kills on April 12 vs. Pacific
  • Career-high seven digs on April 5 vs. UCSB
Junior Year 2014

  • Played in 19 matches for the Cougars
  • Started six matches this season
  • Had five kills, .455 clip, one assist, one ace at UC San Diego (Jan. 18)
  • Had five kills vs. Pacific (Jan. 25)
  • Had three kills, four digs (season high) vs. Cal Baptist (Feb. 3)
  • Had 11 kills (career high) on .421 clip, three digs, five blocks (career high) at Pacific (Feb. 14)
  • Had five kills, six digs (season high) vs. UC San Diego (Mar. 15)
  • Helped BYU defeat UC Santa Barbara in the semifinals of the MPSF tournament (Apr. 24)
  • Totaled 52 kills, 20 digs, 12 blocks (one solo) this season
Senior Year 2015

  • Contributed 12 kills, 23 attempts and a .522 clip vs. UCLA (1/17)
  • Added a career-high .545 clip vs. UCSD (1/30)
  • Had a season-high two blocks and two assists vs. UCSD (1/31)
  • Collected 11 kills and four digs vs. PEP (3/20)
  • Contributed a career-high 22 kills and nine digs vs. PEP (3/21)
  • Added nine kills, nine digs and a career-high two service aces vs. CSUN (4/10)
  • Collected a career-high tying 22 kills and five blocks vs. UH (4/18)
  • Named All-MPSF Honorable Mention
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 2009

Redshirted the 2009 season.

Medical Redshirt Year 2009