CSUB started out hot in the final match of the NAU Tournament but host Northern Arizona outlasted the Roadrunners for a 3-1 victory.
The Runners won the first five points of the match and forced NAU to take a timeout and regroup. A kill by redshirt senior Sydney Haynes put CSUB ahead 19-13 and forced the Lumberjacks to take a second timeout.
NAU got as close as three points at 20-17, but the Runners rode five kills each from redshirt senior Haylee Roberts and junior Briannah Mariner to a 25-18, first-set victory.
The two teams traded points evenly for the first half of the second set and NAU called a timeout trailing 13-11 to CSUB. The Lumberjacks came out of the timeout won five-straight points.
The Runners fought back but came up just short as NAU held on for a 25-22 win to tie the match at one set apiece.
The Lumberjacks won the third set, 25-15.
NAU closed out the match with a 25-21 victory in the fourth set.