LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Colorado Christian’s Taylor Sturms had 13 kills and Ali Weber added nine more as the Cougars turned back Chadron State 25-19, 25-15, 25-23 in a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference match Saturday evening at the CCU Event Center.
The Cougars, now 21-5 and 11-4 in the RMAC, cruised in the first two sets. The first set featured just two ties and CCU led wire-to-wire in the second set.
However, Chadron State (4-20, 2-13 RMAC) made a match out of it in the back and forth third set. The Eagles and Cougars were tied 13 times and it featured five lead changes before CCU’s Kaylee Pierce pounded down the final two kills.
Christian also had a team-high three blocks and Jester and Irvine had two apiece.
Chadron State will host Black Hills State Tuesday at 7 p.m.