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BYU women's volleyball plays No. 4 Florida Friday
BYU Newsnet 9Dec99 S3
By Christine Jackson: NewsNet Sports Writer
PROVO, UTAH -- BYU's women's volleyball team faces a critical game
tonight in its quest to reach the final eight in the NCAA Tournament.
The 12th ranked cougars will take on No. 4 Florida in the East
Regional Semi-Finals in Stockton, California in a game to determine
who will reach the final eight teams in the tournament. The winner
will play Saturday to reach the final four.
The Cougars have reached this level of the tournament 12 straight
times and have an 8-3 record in the 11 previous years. The Cougars
have also won 14 of their last 15 matches.
According to BYU outside hitter Melissa Layton, the team is ready and
excited. "We're really prepared and ready to play," she said. "We
can't stop talking about it."