Lions push, but fall 3-1 to Northwest Missouri

Joplin, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern volleyball team held tough, but fell three sets to one tonight at home to Northwest Missouri. Individual set scores were 20-25, 20-25, 25-22, 18-25. 

Southern (0-26, 0-14 MIAA) was led offensively by Katie Politte with 13 kills and 10 digs for a double-double. Payton Graves had eight kills, while Danielle Severns had a team-high 14 digs. Sydney Potts and Abby Finder had 22 and 11 assists, respectively. 

Northwest (14-13, 8-6 MIAA) was led by Abby Graves with 16 kills. Tori Beckman had 30 digs, while Bridget Hanafin and Dallas Gardner had 23 and 17 assists, respectively. 

The Lions will be back in action on November 2 with a 7 pm match at Truman.