Senior Erika Moss recorded a double-double with 25 assists and 10 digs. The Tigers were held to a .066 hitting percentage with Sherryce Butler at the top with a .300 average, while Naomi Wells delivered 13 kills.
The Tigers started fast as they used seven kills, two blocks and a Jaime Cooper service ace to take a 12-7 lead and force the first UAB timeout. Arijana Anderson delivered one of her eight kills out of the break to take a six point lead. The Blazers started to charge back and forced TSU to call a timeout after a 6-1 run. UAB was able to gain advantage as the two teams battled through the mid points with the Tigers tying the score at 20-20 on a kill by Wells. The Blazers would go another run outscoring the Tigers 5-1 to close out the first set 25-21. Both teams registered 13 kills and each finished with a .128 hitting percentage.
Once again, the Tigers would take an early 9-5 lead with five kills and aces by Wells and Ileanushka Maldanado. TSU would run into trouble committing six errors to fall behind 9-11. Another battle through the middle of the set ensued and was capped off with back-to-back kills by Wells and Anderson to even the score at 18-18. UAB would close out the Tigers by using two kills, two aces and three Tiger miscues for a 7-2 surge. The Blazers hit .241, needing just nine kills to secure a 25-20 win. TSU scored 11 kills in 31 attempts for a .032 average.UAB was awarded a point to start the third set as the officials deemed TSU was late getting back to the court. The Blazers took a quick 4-0 lead before Wells and Shauntia Carr could team up for a block to get the Tigers started. Wells followed with a pair of her match leading 13 kills to cut the deficit to one. With the Tigers trailing 10-12, the Blazers used eight of their 15 kills and four blocks to earn the 25-14 win. UAB outhit TSU .250 to .023 in the final game.