RICHARDSON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team fell 59-47 to UT Dallas in American Southwest Conference action on Monday evening at the UTD Activities Center.
UTD used an 11-1 run to end the first quarter to take a 19-6 lead. The Comets eventually led 37-14 in the second quarter before the Cowgirls started to chip away.
HSU used a 15-4 run from the final 2:31 of the second quarter to the 4:12 mark of the third quarter to cut the deficit to 41-29 on a driving layup by Jesyka Lee. UTD then pushed the lead back to 20 points at 50-30.
In the fourth quarter, the Cowgirls made another push and cut the UTD lead to 11 but could get no closer.
The Cowgirls had a tough shooting night hitting just 31.9 percent from the field and went 14-of-23 at the free throw line. The Cowgirl defense limited the Comets to 37.3 percent shooting in the game.
The Cowgirls are now 3-6 on the year and 1-3 in American Southwest Conference action. UTD improved to 6-2 overall and 3-1 in conference action. HSU will play at Southwestern on Wednesday at 2 p.m.
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