Texas-Dallas Splits Opening Day At Southwestern
GEORGETOWN, TX (10.28.11) - The UT Dallas
volleyball team kickoff of the Southwestern Halloween
Tournament Friday with a split, downing Trinity in five games
before falling in three sets to the host Pirates.
UTD 3, Trinity 2 (Box Score to come)
UTD took the opening match against the Tigers, 25-19, before stumbling in the second set, 25-9, and falling, 25-18, to trail Trinity, two games to one. But, the Comets rebounded with a 25-17 win in the fourth set and held off the Tigers, 15-13, in the fifth and final set to pick up the key regional win. UTD improved to 8-0 this season in five-set matches.
Southwestern 3, UTD 0 (Box Score to come)
The Comets couldn't use their momentum after the win over Trinity, dropping a three-set match to No. 7-ranked and host Southwestern. The Pirates downed UTD, 25-22, 25-17, 25-17, in the final match of the night at the event.
More details to come when available.
The Comets (now 22-5) will wrap up the event Saturday with matches against Clarkson and St. Thomas. UTD will play Clarkson at 12 p.m. and St. Thomas at 2 p.m. For complete tournament coverage, including live video of most matches, click here.