The Cowboys scored the only goal of the game in the 13th minute on a pass from Cole Johnson to Blake Odell.
The game was competitive throughout with the HPU holding an 11-9 lead in shots and HSU leading 5-4 in shots on frame.
Michael Vargas recorded his 21st career shutout in goal with four saves. He has five shutouts on the year and three in a row.
- The Cowboys have played five straight 1-0 games and have gone 4-1.
- Every HSU game this season has been either a tie or determined by a one-goal difference.
- Odell, a freshman, recorded his first career goal.
HSU is now 5-3-1 on the year and 3-1-0 in ASC play. Howard Payne fell to 2-5 overall and 0-3 in league play.
The Cowboys will play at Texas-Dallas in a rematch of the ASC Championship game from a year ago.
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