The No. 2-ranked Cougars were upset Friday by the No. 13 Flyers, losing in five sets (21-25, 19-25, 25-20, 25-18, 15-9) in Provo. Freshman Ben Patch led the Cougars with 16 kills and junior Taylor Sander added 14, but BYU was outhit .262 to .203.
Lewis gained momentum throughout the match, dominating down the stretch in the fourth set to force set five. A 6-0 Flyers run in the fifth set finished the Cougars off for good.
The two teams will face off again Saturday at 7 p.m.