Despite competing throughout the match and keeping the score close, the Panthers of FIU pulled away to defeat Louisiana Tech, 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-20), in conference play Sunday afternoon in Memorial Gym.
The loss marks the sixth straight for the Lady Techsters as Tech fell to 7-17 overall and 1-8 in Conference USA. FIU improved to 10-13 and 4-6 in league action.
Grambling State senior catcher Roger Diaz and the Tigers were swept in a home doubleheader against Southern on Saturday, losing 11-4 in both contests. The teams will play the final third game of the Southwestern Athletic Conference series at 1 p.m. today at Wilbert Ellis Field.