BROWNWOOD, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' volleyball team swept Howard Payne 25-19, 25-7, 25-14 in American Southwest Conference action at the Brownwood Coliseum on Friday night.
The Cowgirls tied a school record with 18 service aces in the match and limited Howard Payne to a -.051 hitting percentage. Allison Kuster set the school record with nine service aces in the match.
The Cowgirls jumped out to a 16-6 lead in the first game and never trailed. It was more of the same in the second game as HSU led 6-0 and 11-1 and rolled to the victory. The Cowgirls had a 16-6 lead in the third game as well and were never threatened.
HSU is now 8-2 on the year and 1-1 in league play and Howard Payne fell to 2-5 overall and 1-1 in ASC action. The Cowgirls travel to Alpine on Saturday to play Sul Ross State at 3 p.m.
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