Tayler Hifo
Setter 8
American Fork, 
Last School
American Fork High School
Roster Years


  • Parents are Sam and Geni Tausinga
  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Married former BYU wide receiver Aleva Hifo in May 2020
  • Sister played volleyball and father played football at the University of Utah
  • Majoring in political science

High School

  • Named to the UVCA All-State First Team
  • Named to the All-Region First Team as a sophomore and junior
  • Named a Deseret News 6A Senior All-Star
  • Awarded Academic All-Region
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2018

  • Helped the Cougars to a 31-2 record, the WCC title, an NCAA Final Four appearance and a No. 4 final ranking
  • Played in eight sets, garnering eight assists and a dig
Sophmore Year 2019

  • Played in 70 sets, totaling 15 aces, 24 digs and three assists
  • Helped BYU to a 26-5 record and the second round of the NCAA Tournament
  • Had a career-high three aces against Sam Houston State (9/6)
  • Registered a career-high four digs at Pacific (10/3)
Junior Year 2020

  • WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • Helped BYU to a 17-2 season, the WCC title, an NCAA Sweet 16 appearance and No. 15 final ranking
  • Appeared in all 63 sets, totaling 18 aces, 23 digs and 16 assists
  • Tallied a career-high four aces in back-to-back matches against Loyola Marymount (2/16, 2/17)
  • Recorded a career-high 14 assists at Pepperdine (2/23)
Senior Year 2021

  • Played in 27 matches and 86 sets
  • Achieved a season-high of six assists against Dixie State (9/3)
  • Matched her career-high of four service aces against San Francisco (10/2) and Portland (11/6)
  • Had a season-high count of seven digs against Portland (11/6)
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

  • Tayler Hifo vs LMU 2-17-21

    Tayler Hifo vs LMU 2-17-21

  • Aria McComber, Tayler Hifo and Erin Livingston named to 2021 WCC All-Academic team