Cougs Fall to No. 14 Rams

FT. COLLINS -- In the last match of the 2010 season the BYU women's volleyball team (14-16, 9-7 MWC) fell to No. 14 Colorado State 3-1 (22-25, 25-16, 24-26, 21-25) Friday night at Moby Arena.

"I was really proud of the girls, we pretty much played them point-for-point tonight," BYU head coach Shay Goulding said. "We let them get a couple runs and made a few too many mistakes, but we had a few girls play particular good games tonight. Jen Hamson and Stephanie Snow played well tonight, and Kiana Rogers distributed the ball well. I'm proud of these girls and I'm honored to be a part of them."

Kiana Rogers led the Cougars in assists and digs, distributing the ball 37 times and adding 13 digs - her 13th double-double of the season. Libero Kendalyn Hartsock also posted 13 digs.

Three Cougars were in double figures against the Rams with true freshman Jennifer Hamson leading the way with 15 kills while Snow had 12 kills and Christina Measom added 10. Nicole Warner and Stephanie Snow held up the block with five and six total blocks, respectively. Snow earned two solo blocks on the night.

In the first set alone, BYU racked up five service errors, giving the Rams maintain a comfortable lead, although the team was able to stick with the Rams, eventually falling on a hitting error at 25-22.

The Cougars weren't about to back down and fought back to take the second set from the Rams. After the score was knotted at nine, BYU pulled away with the lead and managed to hold on throughout the set. With six kills from Hamson alone, the Cougars came out on top 25-16 in set two.

Being able to stay with the Rams, the Cougars tried to hold on in sets three and four, but eventually fell 26-24 and 25-21, respectively.

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