For the first time in 14 matches, the Griffon Volleyball team found themselves on the losing end, falling 3-1 to Nebraska-Kearney in the MIAA Championship on Saturday night.
Western did own a 20-19 lead in the first set, before UNK scored 6 straight points to take the set 25-20.
The Griffons did respond in the second, trailing 24-21, they gave UNK a teaste of their own medicine, scoring 5 straight to even things up at 1-1.
From there, UNK was able to best the Griffons in back-to-back sets to capture the MIAA Championship.
Western will now await their NCAA Tournament fate. The selection show is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 20.