Sept. 14, 2012
HOUSTON- Nancy Cole had 12 kills on .500 hitting, but Rice's volleyball team fell 3-0 to Cal State Northridge.
The Owls fall to 5-7 on the season, while the Matadors improve their record to 7-3.
The Matadors took the first set 25-17, despite four kills from Cole.
The Owls lost the last two sets by a combined total of five points, as the last two frames featured 19 tie scores and 10 lead changes.
Cal State Northridge took the second set 25-23, and the third set 25-22.
The Owls return to the court to take on Houston Baptist at 7 p.m. Friday for the second game of Rice Invitational II.