BOCA RATON , Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University volleyball team had its four-match winning streak snapped by UTSA in straight sets (27-25, 25-17, 25-18) on Friday. The Owls are now 15-8 on the season and 6-5 in Conference USA play.
FAU had a 22-15 lead late in the first set, but the Roadrunners (10-13, 8-3) closed the set on a 12-3 run to take the set and a 1-0 lead. UTSA kept the momentum going in the second frame, taking a 7-1 advantage. The Owls managed to pull within three at 13-10, but didn’t get any closer and UTSA took a 2-0 lead with a 25-17 victory. The Roadrunners got out to another fast start in the third stanza, this time building a 13-4 cushion, eventually taking the set 25-18 to clinch the sweep.
- Sigourney Kame led the Owls with 13 kills.
- Dena Tekavec tied for the match-high with 10 digs.
- Ivone Martinez dished out 37 assists. She surpassed the 2,000 career assist mark in the match and currently has 2,036 for her FAU career.
The Owls host UTEP at noon on Sunday, Nov. 5. Live stats and live video will be available at fausports.com.