For the third time in the last four years, the Sam Houston State volleyball team is off to a 2-0 start in Southland Conference action.
The Bearkats defeated Northwestern State 27-30 30-27 30-19 30-24 Saturday afternoon after knocking off Central Arkansas in five Friday night.
The victories gave Sam Houston State a 3-0 record for the week as the Bearkats defeated Texas-Pan American Wednesday in a non-conference matchup.
Senior outside hitter Cynthia Yarotsky was the driving force for the Bearkats during all three victories this week with 87 points in the three contests with 81 kills, four aces, and two blocks.
Three of the four games with the Demons were close with 25 ties during all the games combined.