Cougars Upset No. 3 UC Irvine In Four Sets

Mar 8, 2019, 9:15 PM
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PROVO, Utah – The BYU volleyball team came up with a huge win as the No. 10-ranked Cougars picked up an upset victory over No. 3 UC Irvine.

The Anteaters picked up the first set in the match with a 25-20 victory.

From there, however it was all-BYU as the Cougars won the next three sets to claim the match victory.

After winning the second set, 25-17, the Cougars outlasted UC Irvine in a match that went all the way to a 32-30 decision.

The Cougars clinched the victory with a 25-19 win in the fourth set.

By The Numbers

Gabi Garci Fernande and Davide Gardini were a two-man show for the Cougars, combining for 44 of BYU’s 55 kills. The two also had 7 digs apiece.

Joel Schneidmiller led the Anteaters with 23 kills.

Next Up

The Cougars will host the Anteaters again on Saturday at 7 p.m. The match will be broadcast on BYUtv.

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