DENTON, Texas — Mary-Kate Marshall had 11 kills and Haylie Bennett finished with eight but the Oregon State volleyball team dropped its first match of the season, falling 3-0 to North Texas on Friday night.
Set scores were 25-21, 25-18, 25-22.
The match was the first of the North Texas Challenge for the Beavers, who take on Campbell at 11 a.m. before playing New Orleans at 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Marshall finished with a team-leading 11 kills, marking her seventh consecutive effort with double-digit kills this season. She attempted a team-high 34 attacks, adding two assists, three digs, a service ace and a block.
Bennett picked up eight kills on 15 attacks — a .400 hitting percentage – with two blocks, helping the Beavers to five overall. North Texas finished with seven and had 41 digs to 33 for the Beavers.
Maddie Goings finished with nine of Oregon State’s 33 digs, with Kayla Ellis tallying eight.
The Beavers (6-1) hit .255 as a team to North Texas’ (6-1) .343.