MOORHEAD — Minnesota State Moorhead battled back from a two-set deficit with a win in the third but No. 13-ranked St. Cloud State prevailed 25-13, 29-27, 19-25, 25-21 on Saturday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference matchup at the Nemzek Fieldhouse.
The Dragons' Amanda Carlson finished with 23 kills, a block and two service aces, and Abby Thompson had 14 kills and a block. Bridget Witzmann added 10 kills and Elise Bakke had eight kills and two blocks.
Kelly Klees had 49 set assists and Sarah Petrbok had 16 digs.
SCSU improved to 12-1 in the NSIC and 17-4 overall. The Dragons at 3-10 in the conference and 3-18 overall. They play host to Northern State at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28.