Colorado College Athletics | October 27, 2013

Trinity defeats Colorado College early in game

Trinity (Texas) 3, No. 8 Colorado College 1

SHERMAN, Texas -- For the second time this season, Colorado College met its match in Texas.

The Tigers battled back from an early 2-0 deficit on Sunday to make things interesting against their namesakes from the Lone Star State, but Trinity prevailed in the end with a 3-1 victory (25-18, 25-17, 25-27, 25-22) in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference cross-divisional play.

Maggie Emodi (16) and Layne Hubbard (14) combined for 30 kills as Trinity improved to 28-4 overall and 12-1 in the SCAC with its second triumph of the season in the rivalry.

CC dropped to 28-3 overall and 11-2 in league play.

Freshman Abbe Holtze led Colorado College with 14 kills while sophomore libero Sophie Merrifield contributed 23 digs. Holtze added 11 digs of her own, as well as a service ace, in the loss.