September 14, 2012

Southern Volleyball falls 3-0 at Missouri Western

St. Joseph, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern volleyball team fell in straight sets tonight at Missouri Western. Individual set scores were 19-25, 15-25 and 20-25. 

The Lions (0-9, 0-1 MIAA) hit just .067 on the night, but out blocked Western (7-3, 1-1 MIAA) 7-4. 

Southern was led offensively by Nai Montano as the junior hit .263 with six kills. Katie Politte had five kills, while Danielle Severns and Payton Graves had four kills each. Sydney Potts dished out 21 assists, while Abby Finder and Shakila Balkhi had 11 and 10 digs, respectively. 

Western hit .165 as a team and both Stephanie Hattey and Melissa Cairns had eight kills. 

The Lions will be back in action tomorrow when they play at Northwest Missouri. First serve is slated for 6 pm.