Pulling out a 15-11 win in the decisive fifth set, New Mexico Highlands’ volleyball team scored a gritty 3-2 win over Colorado State-Pueblo on Saturday night at the Wilson Complex.
The match was a tug-of-war with 29 ties and 10 lead changes.
There were 17 stalemates in the first game alone before the Cowgirls pulled away. CSUP’s Alex Winkler had a kill shot to knot the score at 25-25, but Tianna Matthews answered with a kill off a Riley Smith assist. And Lexis Satele served an ace to put the game away, 27-25.