Bowling Green, KY – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) volleyball team dropped a three-set (16-25, 18-25, 16-25) match to No. 21 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers to conclude its stay at the Holiday Inn – University Plaza Invitational, Saturday, at E.A. Diddle Arena.
After falling in the first set, Austin Peay State University took its first lead following a 4-0 lead at 6-3 in the penultimate frame following three WKU errors and Buggs’ third service ace. The Hilltoppers answered the Govs’ scoring run with a 15-5 run to power themselves to a second-set victory.
The Governors led throughout the first half of the final set, holding a one-score advantage with 13 points; however, three-straight WKU points forced the APSU Govs to call timeout.
Western Kentucky controlled momentum throughout the remainder of the frame, securing the match following a 25-16 victory.
Next Up For APSU Volleyball
The Austin Peay State University volleyball team returns to the Dunn Center on Friday, September 16th to take on North Dakota State. The match begins at 12:00pm.