Nov. 21, 2010
Provo, Utah --- The University of New Mexico saw its eight-match winning streak end in Provo as the BYU Cougars defeated the Lobos 25-20, 22-25, 25-15, 25-21. The loss dropped the Lobos to 11-4 in the conference and 19-9 overall with one match left in the regular season, next Friday hosting San Diego State.
The Lobos split the opening two sets, never leading in the first and never trailing in the second. However, after the break it was all Cougars. BYU, who improved to 13-15 overall and 8-6 in the conference, got a big night from Christie Carpenter, who had 15 kills and just three errors. BYU won it on defense, as they registered 15 blocks and had 68 digs, including 25 from Kendalyn Hartsock.