Volleyball Recap: September 13
Houston 3, Prairie View A&M 0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-20)
HOUSTON - Despite a valiant effort, Prairie View A&M (0-3) dropped a tight three-set match at Houston Wednesday night.
The Lady Panthers' Larissa Martinez led the team with nine kills, and Taylor Goudeau added seven. Christen Augustine chipped in 14 digs, and Erica Jimenez (14) and Mykaeli Franklin (11) combined for 25 assists.
Prairie View fell behind 9-2 early in set one, but the Lady Cougars misfired on multiple attempts, and the Lady Panthers were able to climb back into it. However, Prairie View allowed six unanswered points that led to a double-digit deficit that held through the frame.
The Lady Panthers battled the Lady Cougars to a 10-10 tie, but Houston used a 6-3 run to go ahead 16-13. PVAMU got within one thanks to kills from Martinez and Britny Mitchell, but was unable to overtake Houston. In set three, a sluggish start doomed the Lady Panthers, who trailed by as many as nine before a late charge fell just short.