Southern volleyball falls in straight sets at 8th ranked Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern volleyball team ran into a hot-hitting Central Missouri squad tonight and the eighth ranked Jennies took out the Lions 3-0 at the Multipurpose Building in Warrensburg. Individual set scores were 17-25, 27-29, and 14-25.
Southern (5-19, 3-9 MIAA) couldn't stop the Jennies' (21-4, 11-1 MIAA) offensive attack in the first set as UCM hit .552 on 16 kills and zero errors. The Lions hit .378 as a team in the second set with 18 kills and just four errors and forced extra points, but again the Jennies had a strong hitting performance with a .395 attack average in the second set. In the finale, UCM hit .476 as the Lions had eight kills and eight errors for a .000 mark.
The Lions will be back in action on Tuesday when Southern plays host to Washburn at 7 pm from Young Gymnasium.