UTSA traveled North on I-35 on Tuesday as they skipped their usual I-35 rival and headed out to Waco where they fell in their volleyball encounter 3-1.
The Roadrunners got off to a tough start falling 25-17 in the opening set but pushed Baylor all the way in the next to falling 26-24 before reversing that score line to force a fourth set which the Bears claimed 25-20.
Annie Kunes was a bright spark for UTSA as she recorded a career-high of 32 digs defensively while the national kills per set leader, UTSA's McKenzie Adams again recorded a double-double with 17 kills and 25 digs.
Nicole Bardaji managed 16 kills, netting five of them in the first as Baylor pulled away late in an error riddled set to manage a 10-1 run at the end to finish off the Roadrunners and take a one set lead.
At 18-14 UTSA looked in trouble in the second but they came back and got to 21-19 and nearly had the set, only for Baylor to save set-point and take the last three points to extend their lead.
Needing a win to keep the match alive UTSA battled hard and took a 24-21 lead before Baylor made things more exciting with three unanswered points before the Roadrunners regained composure and closed out the set.
Huskey managed 13 assists in the fourth but Baylor came up with an 8-3 run a 17-17 to win the match after managing a .306 hitting percentage for a 25-20 win to claim the match.