-- Ashley Saunders
and Kanishia Sheppard
combined for 24 kills, but Coppin State dropped a 25-22, 25-21, 23-25, 25-22 decision to rival Morgan State on Friday in Hill Field House.
Saunders had 13 kills and Sheppard added 11, but it was not enough to overcome the 26 kills from Erin Cox of the Bears.
Morgan State (6-17, 1-2 MEAC) hit .238 for the match and also received 12 kills from Dominique Bozier and 10 kills from Rhyan Shy.
Freshman Tricia Baczek
had 35 assists, while directing the Coppin State offensive attack.
All four set were tightly contested as the match featured 24 ties and 16 lead changes.
Coppin State returns to action on Sunday (Oct. 18) as it hosts Maryland Eastern Shore at 2 p.m. in the Coppin Center.