UAFS maintained its perfect record in Heartland Conference action as the Lady Lions returned to the Stubblefield Center on Thursday for their first conference home match.

The Lady Lions posted a three-set sweep against Texas A&M International, winning 25-7, 25-23, 25-14.

UAFS (13-7, 3-0) got off to an emphatic start as it scored the first 17 points of the opening set. Debra Rogers got a kill for the first point with TAMUI (2-15, 0-3) serving, and the Lady Lions' Erin Black took over and proceeded to serve the next 16 points.

In that same match-opening 17-0 run, Rogers had four kills and Black served four aces. Rachel Williams capped the run with a kill of her own.

Things were a bit tougher for the Lady Lions in the second set, as they trailed 23-22. But consecutive kills from Rogers and Black put UAFS in front, and an attack error by TAMUI gave the Lady Lions a 2-0 lead for the match.

In the third set, UAFS built an early 6-1 lead after a kill from Anna Demmer. The Lady Lions then stretched out that advantage.

Back-to-back kills from Rogers gave UAFS a 13-4 lead, and on the next point, Demmer served an ace as the Lady Lions led by 10 points, 14-4.

Taylor Stoops ended the match with a kill, as the Lady Lions held a 40-22 edge in kills, as well as an 8-1 edge in service aces.

Rogers finished with 11 kills, while Black had nine kills and four aces. Demmer recorded seven kills, 19 digs and an ace as well.

Also for UAFS, Stoops had 32 assists and 10 digs, Pilar Onstad finished with 12 digs and Lexie Castillow 11 digs as well.

UAFS is at home again Saturday to face St. Mary's.