ALPINE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' volleyball team dropped an American Southwest Conference match to Sul Ross State, 26-28, 25-23, 21-25, 25-15, 15-13.
HSU trailed 24-22 in the first set but came back and eventually won the game on back-to-back kills by Morgan Prince. The Cowgirls trailed 23-17 in the second game and fought back with six straight points to tie the game at 23 but Sul Ross scored the final two points to square the match at 1-1.
The Cowgirls scored the final four points of the third game to win 25-21 and take a 2-1 lead, before Sul Ross State tied the match with a strong fourth game.
In the deciding set, Sul Ross used a 4-0 run to take a 10-8 lead and the teams traded runs and were tied at 12-12. The Lobos won the of the final four points to take the match.
HSU is now 8-3 on the year and 1-2 in conference play. Sul Ross State improved to 2-5 overall and 1-2 in league play. The Cowgirls play at Mary Hardin-Baylor on Tuesday.
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