The match was halted in the 75th minute by lightning and the result is considered final.
The Cowboys got on the board with four seconds remaining in the first half when a foul was called in the box on a free kick. Tanner Coffin stepped up to bury the shot and give the Cowboys the halftime lead.
The game was played back and forth and the Cowboys outshot the Patriots 11-8 and UTT had the advantage in shots on target 6-3.
Michael Vargas worked the shutout in goal with six saves. Giancarlo Ayanegui allowed two goals in 64:18 in the pipes.
HSU is now 2-2 on the year and 1-0 in ASC play. UT-Tyler fell to 3-2 overall and 0-1 in conference play. HSU will hosts the University of the Ozarks on Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
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