BYU's 11th-ranked women's volleyball team got off to a hot start against 16th-ranked New Mexico, but lost focus in the later stages of the match to drop a 7-15, 10-15, 15-9, 15-4, 15-8 decision to the Lobos Thursday night in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Cougars' record now drops to 15-6, 3-1 in the WAC. New Mexico ups its record to 13-4, 3-1. BYU plays San Diego State Saturday night in San Diego.