A kill by Christian Lowe gave TSU the first point of the match but four unanswered points for SEMO gave the Redhawks a (4-1) lead that they wouldn’t relinquish for the remainder of the set.
Set two was played fairly close until SEMO used a 10-3 run to take a commanding 23-14 lead before going on to win.
A kill from Shawna Ruiz gave TSU a 10-7 lead in the third set before three consecutive SEMO points evened the score 10-10. A SEMO service ace along with four crucial attack errors by the Tigers pushed the Redhawk advantage to 15-10. The Redhawks held on to the lead for the rest of the set.
The Tigers return to action tomorrow when they match-up against the Panthers of Eastern Illinois. Match time is scheduled for 2 p.m. in Lantz Arena.