Closing out the regular season on a winning note, Northeastern A&M's Lady Norse needed four games to defeat Cottey College of Nevada, Mo., Monday night in a volleyball match at the Student Activities Center.

With the win, coach Eric Iverson's Lady Norse are 12-15 on the year while the Cottey Comets own an 11-12 record.

Both teams travel to St. Louis, Mo., Friday for the two-day Region XVI Division II tournament at St. Louis Community College-Meramec.

NEO received the third seed for the six-team single elimination tournament.

The Comets posted a 30-26 victory in the first game of the best-of-5 match.

NEO rallied for a 30-26 victory in the second game before claiming a 30-23 win in the third game.

The Lady Norse earned a 31-29 victory in the fourth game to snap a three-match losing streak.