Oct. 30, 2013
SAN MARCOS, Texas – UT Arlington fell 3-0 to instate rival Texas State Wednesday night in San Marcos.
After winning four straight matches, the loss drops the Mavericks to 15-10 overall and 8-4 in the Sun Belt Conference.
Shelby Dickson led the Mavericks with 12 kills and seven digs. Sophomore Stacey Koch had seven kills on the night for UTA. The Mavs had no blocks through the first two sets, a category which they lead the conference.
"We talked about our blocks during the intermission," UT Arlington coach Diane Seymour said. "Thankfully we corrected it a little bit in the third set, unfortunately it was too late."
Texas State started the third set with a 6-1 run before the Mavericks were able to come within two points at 9-7. The Bobcats' lead would extend to eight before the Maverick made their push coming within three before dropping the set 25-21.
UT Arlington heads home to host Georgia State Friday at 6 p.m. and Western Kentucky Saturday at 3 p.m. at College Park Center.