Box Score Nov. 6, 2016
EL PASO, TEXAS - (November 6, 2016) - The Florida Atlantic University volleyball team lost to UTEP in four sets (25-19, 25-20, 14-25, 25-22) on Sunday. The loss was the third in a row for the Owls, who are now 13-13 overall and 8-4 in Conference USA matches.
- Maja Ristic led the Owls with 13 kills and posted nine kills, just missing her 10th double-double of the season.
- Abbi Reid hit .455 with 12 kills and four total blocks.
- Sigourney Kame added nine kills.
- Nathalie Rosado led the Owls with 13 digs.
Trailing 12-5 in the first set, FAU went on a 10-6 run to pull to within three at 18-15. However, the Miners (7-19, 5-8) held off the rally to win the frame. UTEP got out to an early 6-2 lead in set number two and maintained a comfortable margin throughout as it took a 2-0 lead. In the third set, it was FAU's turn to get out to an early advantage, going up 9-2. The Owls were never seriously threatened and trim their deficit in half. Set number four fell into a pattern of UTEP taking a lead and the FAU fighting its way back into contention, ultimately, the final FAU rally fell short and UTEP won the set and the match.
The Owls return home to close out the regular season against UAB and Charlotte on Thursday, Nov. 10 and Saturday, Nov. 12, respectively. Live stats and live video of both matches will be available at fausports.com. For tickets, call 1-866-FAU-OWLS or visit https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/fau/EN/buy/browse?g%5B0%5D=20601.