KERRVILLE, Texas - Southwestern strengthened as the day went on as the Pirates won 3-0 over Texas Lutheran and Schreiner to begin the year 2-1 in the SCAC.
The Pirates started by taking advantage of Texas Lutheran's errors as the Bulldogs hit -.040 and -.100 in the first two sets as SU won easily 25-19, 25-12. Southwestern's defense continued to run on all cylinders as they cruised to a 25-18 victory in the third set to take the match 3-0.
Southwestern just got stronger against Schreiner to close out the weekend. The Pirates began with a .211 attack percentage in a 25-16 win in set one and .178 in set two to win 25-17 in the second set. With all the momentum on their side SU dominated the final set, winning handily 25-8.
The win improves the Pirates to 10-5 on the year and 2-1 in SCAC play. They come home for the first time this season next weekend, hosting the SCAC Divisional on Saturday and Sunday. They open with Austin College on Saturday at 12:30 p.m.