ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' volleyball team swept Mary Hardin-Baylor, 25-22, 25-22, 25-18, in the American Southwest Conference opener for both schools on Tuesday night at the Mabee Complex in Abilene.
It was similar in the second set as the Cowgirls led 23-18, before UMHB scored four straight to make it 23-22. Meagan Bauer had back-to-back kills for the win.
In the third set, HSU jumped out to a 9-2 lead and controlled the set throughout to earn the sweep over the previously unbeaten Cru.
Sarah Paolini led UMHB with 12 kills and Haleigh Evans had 17 digs.
HSU is now 3-6 on the year and 1-0 in conference play. UMHB fell to 8-1 on the year and 0-1 in ASC play. The Cowgirls play at crosstown rival McMurry on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
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