HOUSTON — UNO dropped two matches Saturday at the Marriott Houston Westchase Classic. The Mavericks (1-2) fell to Texas-Pan American 25-21, 25-22, 25-23 and to Louisiana-Lafayette 25-16, 25-13, 25-21.

Against Texas-Pan American, sophomore Kelley Wollak paced UNO with 10 kills and 15 digs. Michaela Schimmer had 15 assists and Bailey Baxter added 13.

In the second match, Wollak tallied a team-leading eight kills with seven digs and two blocks, while Wieser and Taylor each added six kills.

Sophomore Megan Schmalewas named to the all-tournament team. Over the three weekend matches, Schmale hit .333 and averaged 1.20 blocks per set.

The Mavs will play their home opener this weekend in the Omaha Marriott Classic at Sapp Fieldhouse. UNO opens at 6 p.m. Friday against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.

Texas-Pan American ............................ 25 25 25

UNO ............................ 21 22 23

UTPA: (kills-aces-blocks) Watson 7-5-2, Masalki 2-0-0, Klieforth 8-0-1, Freitas 2-0-0, Reynolds 7-0-0, Durham 8-0-3, Merchant 0-1-0, Janda 6 -0-1, Singleton 0-0-0, Sanchez 0-0-0.

UNO: Baxter 2-2-0, Wieser 7-0-1, Schmale 4-0-4, Wollak 10-0-0, Banderas 2-0-3, Schimmer 3-2-3, Bailey 0-0-0, Kruml 0-0-0, Taylor 6-0-3, Carson 0-0-1.

Set assists: UTPA 38 (Masaki 33, Merchant 3, Watson 1, Reynolds 1), UNO 33 (Schimmer 15, Baxter 13, Wollak 2, Bailey 2, Banderas 1).

UNO (1-2) ............................ 16 13 21

Louisiana-Lafayette ............................ 25 25 25

UNO (kills-aces-blocks): Baxter 0-0-0, Wieser 6-1-0, Schmale 2-1-1, Wollak 8-0-2, Banderas 0-0-3, Schimmer 5-0-1, Bailey 0-1-0, Schroedter 1-0-1, Kruml 0-0-0, Taylor 6-0-1, Brown 2-0-1.

ULL: Massakowski 12-1-0, Gardner 3-0-1, Hole 2-2-1, Meade 0-1-0, White 3-0-1, Tataran 9-1-1, Auxilien 0-0-0, Wiesmann 7-0-1, Armstrong 0-2-0.

Set assists: UNO 28 (Schimmer 14, Baxter 12, Schmale 1, Bailey 1), ULL 35 (Hole 31, Gardner 2, Meade 1, Auxilien 1).

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