September 27, 2012

Southern Volleyball falls at home to #8 Central Missouri, 3-0

Joplin, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern volleyball team ran into a tough Central Missouri squad tonight as the Lions lost 3-0 to the eighth ranked Jennies. Individual set scores were 11-25, 18-25 and 11-25. 

Southern (0-14, 0-5 MIAA) was led offensively by Katie Politte as the sophomore had seven kills and a .368 attack average. Abby Finder dished out 21 assists, while Sydney Potts had a match-high 13 digs. Nai Montano and Payton Graves had five kills each. 

Central (11-3, 5-0 MIAA) was led by Aubri Renshaw with nine kills and a .353 attack average. Carly Sojka had eight kills and hit .500, while Bradye Peniston added seven kills. 

The Lions out blocked Central 4-3 in the match, but errors hurt as Southern only hit .058 in the match. 

Southern will be back in action Saturday when they play at Lindenwood at 7 pm.