SEGUIN — The Howard Payne Lady Jackets 2018 volleyball season kicked off with a three-set loss at Texas Lutheran Tuesday night, 25-13, 25-15, 25-21.

Zhartaezia Bradley led the Lady Jackets (0-1) with eight kills followed by Kailey Doering with six, McKenna Walker with three, Kylie Metcalf, Mya Ross and Madeleine Kelly with two apiece and Ashley Hessler with one.

Walker also dished out 15 assists trailed by Madeline Lopez with five, Christian Wilson with three and Kelly with one.

Ross and Wilson both served aces for HPU.

Defensively, Wilson collected nine digs followed by Ross with eight, Walker with seven, Bradley and Kylee Shirley with five apiece and Lopez, Kelly, Metcalf and Hessley with one each.

At the net, Metcalf notched two blocks and Ross and Bradley finished with one each.

HPU will attempt to rebound at the Austin College tournament Friday and Saturday.