CHARLOTTE - America East power Towson was able to win three close sets as the Tigers downed UNC Asheville 3-0 in the first match of the Hilton University 49ers Invitational Friday afternoon. Towson won 25-18, 25-16, 25-22.


The Bulldogs (4-10) were led by junior Anna Moore. Moore had 14 kills and just one error in 23 swings. She also had three blocks.


Meredith Foster added seven kills for Asheville. Alex Stewart sparked the Bulldog defense with 13 digs. Freshman setter Katie Davis had 30 assists.


The Bulldogs play twice on Saturday as they'll face host Charlotte at 12:30 p.m. and then take on Kennesaw State at 4:30 p.m.