Cowgirls Open ASC Crossover With Win Over ETBU

Cowgirls Open ASC Crossover With Win Over ETBU

LONGVIEW, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' volleyball team beat East Texas Baptist 25-22, 23-25, 25-17, 25-14 in American Southwest Conference Crossover Tournament on Friday evening in Longview.

The Cowgirls opened the first game with a 12-3 run and held on down the stretch to win the first game. ETBU won the final two points to break a 23-23 tie in the second game.

HSU then poured it on in the third game with early leads of 14-5 in game three and 10-2 in game four and never let the Tigers back in each set.

Grace Schulz had a huge night for the Cowgirls with 16 kills and 10 blocks in the match. Morgan Prince also had 16 kills for HSU.

Leecia DePaula had 17 digs and Ashley Pierce had 34 assists. Allison Sevening led ETBU with nine kills and Paige Miller had 20 digs.

The Cowgirls are now 6-9 overall and 3-1 in ASC play. ETBU fell to 5-11 overall and 1-3 in conference action. HSU will play Texas-Tyler at 12:30 and Louisiana College at 5:30 on Saturday to close out the tournament.