INSTITUTE – Things didn't go as well as head coach Ashley Ziegle had hoped for when her West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats faced off with the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets in a Mountain East Conference affiar here tonight.
The Lady 'Cats dropped a 3-0 decision (25-20, 25-17, 25-16).
Things started off well for the Lady Bobcats as Wesleyan took an early 9-4 lead in the opener and still led by 19-17 score late in the match.
The Yellow Jackets though took eight of the final nine points for the 25-20 win.
Wesleyan never had the lead in the second set, but was only down by an 18-15 score before West Virginia State pulled away late.
The final set belonged to West Virginia State as Wesleyan fell behind early by a 16-4 score.
Nottingham also had the lone ace for Wesleyan.
Kirsty Lawrence led the team with eight digs.
West Virginia State improved to 1-2 in the MEC and 2-11 overall.
Wesleyan dropped to 0-2 in the MEC as 3-11 overall.
The Lady Bobcats will return to action this Saturday with a tri-match at the University of Charleston.
They will play Charleston 1 p.m. and then Malone University at 3 p.m.