Metro State defeats UCCS 3-0
The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (3-15, 1-8 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) suffered its eighth straight loss Sunday afternoon in the Lions Den. No. 10 Metro State (14-4 8-1) defeated the Mountain Lions in three games.
After Metro State dominated Game 1 winning 30-14, Game 2 was much more tightly contested.
The Mountain Lions fell behind early in the game before battling back to take a 10-9 lead on a Kristen Denman kill.
Neither team lead by more than four points until Metro State broke a 19-19 tie with a 6-1 run that gave them the lead for good at 25-20. The Roadrunners went on to win the game 30-23.
The Mountain Lions hit .310 in Game 2, more that .200 points higher than the pervious game.
â€œWe played as a team much better in the second game,â€ said Head Coach Tara Miller. â€œBut we came out in the third game and played just like we did in the first.â€
Metro jumped out to a 15-2 lead in Game 3 and coasted to a 30-15 win to seal the match.
The Roadrunners used a balance attacked having three players record double-digit kills led by Jessy Royâ€TMs 12. Metro hit .391 as a team for the match.
The Mountain Lions were lead by Denman who had nine kills and Jessica Hollingshead who had 11 digs.
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