GREENSBORO, N.C. - Bethune-Cookman posted its first road victory and first five-set win of 2012 Friday night as the Lady Cats outlasted North Carolina A&T 3-2  (17-25,25-17,25-19,22-25,15-11) in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Southern Division match.

 Krysta Gardner had 18 kills and Delicia Pierre 17, while Jennifer Jimenez had a career-high 26 digs and Monica Lowe 47 assists as Bethune-Cookman (2-18 overall, 2-1 MEAC) won on the road after six previous setback and took a five-setter after losing to Hampton and South Carolina State earlier this season. B-CU has now won two straight.

Gardner had four kills, an ace and a block while Pierre had two kills in the tiebreaker as B-CU jumped out to 5-1 and 8-3 leads and held off the Aggies (0-21,0-2) after they closed to 8-6 and 10-8.

Janeen Davis added nine kills and 14 digs, while Phylecia Armstrong posted seven kills and four blocks. Aria Cormier had four kills and four blocks.

Jimenez eclipsed her previous high of 25 digs with the third best single-match total in program history.  The junior also had three aces.

Recovering from a first set loss, Gardner (five aces, six digs, four blocks) and Jimenez combined for aces of five of B-CU's first seven points in the second set. B-CU jumped out to a 10-5 lead and led by as many as ten points en route to tying the match at one set apiece.

B-CU took the lead with a third set victory after pulling away from a 13-11 lead to take a 20-13 advantages.

Lowe, a freshman, also had seven digs.

The Lady Cats won face North Carolina Central Sunday at 1 p.m.