Yellowjackets outlast UCCS

By Matt Sandstead published August 26, 2006

The Montana State-Billings Yellowjackets defeated the University of Colorado at Colorado Mountain Lions in game 13 of the 2006 AmeriSuites Mountain Lion Invitational 3-1 (31-29, 19-30, 30-14, 30-15).

Ali Watson led the Yellowjackets with a match-high 18 kills and a team-high 20 digs. The Yellowjackets won game one 31-29 capped off by a 3-0 run to end the game. The Yellowjackets took an early 10-4 lead in game two before the Mountain Lions went on a 26-9 run to win the game.

The Yellowjackets (2-2) dominated the later games en route to their second win of the tournament.

The Mountain Lions (1-2) were led by Brooke Akers and Diane Sheldon who both finished with 14 kills each.

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