Southern volleyball falls 3-0 at Missouri Western

St. Joseph, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern volleyball team dropped a conference match tonight, falling three sets to none at Missouri Western. Individual set scores were 22-25, 25-27, and 20-25. 

Southern (15-11, 5-9 MIAA) trailed in the kill column 49-33, but tied the Griffons with 54 kills and out blocked Western (12-13, 8-8 MIAA) 7-5. 

Ashlee Russell led the Lions offensively with ten kills, while Shakila Balkhi and Katie Collins had 20 and 10 digs, respectively. Amelia Judge had seven kills, while Elin Skei dished out 27 assists. 

The Lions will be back in action November 2 with a road match at second-ranked Washburn.