Cougars Travel to Wichita for Three Matches
WICHITA, Kan. – After hosting back-to-back invitationals, the No. 13 BYU women's volleyball team will compete in the Shocker Volleyball Classic for three matches this week.
The Cougars (5-1) will play host Wichita State (3-3) on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. CT before taking on No. 3 Texas (3-1) the following day at 4:30 p.m. CT. BYU will close with a match against VCU (4-3) on Saturday, Sept. 14, at noon CT. Visit the schedule page for streaming and audio information.
BYU at Wichita Classic Game Notes
BYU most recently claimed the Doterra Classic titles with three wins last week to improve to 5-1 on the year with the lone loss against Marquette, currently ranked seventh in the country.
Senior outside hitter McKenna Miller leads the Cougars with 71 kills and was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week and Doterra Classic MVP for her efforts last week. Freshman Whitney Bower has started at setter in all six of BYU matches and is seventh in the country with 15 aces to go with 194 assists, 40 digs and nine blocks on the year.
BYU is traveling to Wichita State a year after defeating the Shockers in Provo, 3-0. Against Texas, the Cougars are 10-8 overall, including six wins in the last seven meetings between the two programs since 1992. BYU and VCU have met just once before, with BYU earning a 3-0 win in Provo in 2006.
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