Joplin, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern volleyball team dropped a straight-set match tonight at home to Missouri Western in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center. Individual set scores were 17-25, 26-28, and 14-25.
Southern (0-25, 0-13 MIAA) was led offensively by freshman Callie Whetstone with eight kills. Katie Politte had seven kills and a team high 14 digs, while Sydney Potts and Abby Finder had 17 and 11 assists, respectively. Finder and Danielle Severns had nine kills each, while Payton Graves had four blocks.
Western (13-13, 4-9 MIAA) was led by Melissa Cairns with 15 kills and a .538 attack average. Stephanie Hattey had 24 assists and 15 digs.
The Lions will be back in action tomorrow evening when they play host to Northwest Missouri at 6 pm in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.