RICHARDSON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' volleyball team saw its season come to an end with a 25-17, 20-25, 25-14, 25-22 loss to LeTourneau on Thursday night in the American Southwest Conference Championship Tournament in Richardson.
With the first set tied at 10, LeTourneau used a 7-1 run to open a 17-11 lead and held off the Cowgirls to take the early advantage. The Cowgirls came right back and evened the match with a strong late push. HSU used an 8-1 run to take a 24-16 advantage.
LeTourneau jumped to a 12-2 lead in the third game and cruised to take a 2-1 lead in the match. In the final game, LeTourneau again used an early push to take a 15-7 lead. The Cowgirls had one last push in them and they eventually cut it to 20-19, but four straight from LeTourneau made it 24-19. HSU answered with three straight points but the Yellowjackets were able to finish it off.
Ashley Pierce finished her career with a double-double with 36 assists and 12 digs.
Kianna Crow led LeTourneau with 16 kills and Cam Taylor added 21 digs.
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