It's never easy to say goodbye.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Florida State started well, played from in front and showed the toughness to answer every spurt North Carolina State could manage.
Columbia was hoping to send its seniors out with a bang.
Vanguard had other ideas.
But in the end, neither team got what it really wanted — a win.
TALLAHASSEE — Irene Carillo couldn’t find her touch, and injured captain Kyrsten Giebeig was forced to sit.
GAINESVILLE — Maybe it should have been called.
Maybe it shouldn’t have.
It was certainly questionable.
But worst of all for the Indians, it was deflating.