Royce Hinton | Posted: 15 Oct 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

No. 1 BYU takes on Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine at home

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PROVO, Utah – No. 1 BYU women’s volleyball begins the second half of conference play this week as it competes at home against Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine.

Last Week

The Cougars (18-0, 8-0 WCC) swept San Francisco and Santa Clara on the road to remain undefeated and first place in the league standings.

(RV) Loyola Marymount

  • BYU faces Loyola Marymount (15-4, 5-3 WCC) at the Smith Fieldhouse Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. MDT.
  • The Cougars hold a 15-1 advantage in the overall series history with the Lions, including a perfect 8-0 record when playing them at home.
  • BYU has won the past four-straight meetings.
  • Loyola Marymount had won four-consecutive matches until dropping its rivalry match at Pepperdine last week.
  • The Lions were picked to finish third in the WCC Preseason Coaches’ Poll.

(RV) Pepperdine

  • The Cougars face off against the Waves (13-5, 7-1 WCC) at home Saturday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m. MDT.
  • BYU has a 25-8 all-time record against Pepperdine and is 14-2 when competing at home.
  • The Cougars have won the past 13 meetings with the Waves, including picking up a sweep at Pepperdine earlier this season.
  • The Waves’ only conference loss this season came against BYU.
  • Pepperdine travels to San Diego on Thursday before facing the Cougars.


Both matches this week will be televised live on BYUtv. Links to a video feed and live stats for the matches can be found on the BYU women’s volleyball schedule page.

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