Volleyball splits matches in day one at Arkansas-Monticello Tournament
|Mo. Southern St. (2-4)||25||13||29||25||3|
|Mo. Southern St.||Ark.-Monticello|
Katie Politte - 18
B: Payton Graves - 3
D: Danielle Severns - 10
SA: Abby Finder - 3
Gabriella Jandotti - 11
B: Jessica Cuba - 3
D: Tusalava Kuaea - 14
SA: Alexa Black - 4
|TEAM STATISTICS||Mo. Southern St.||Ark.-Monticello|
|Mo. Southern St. (1-4)||20||25||18||20||1|
|Ky. Wesleyan (4-1)||25||19||25||25||3|
|Mo. Southern St.||Ky. Wesleyan|
Katie Politte - 14
B: Krishna Merriman - 3
D: Katie Politte - 11
SA: Sydney Wheeler - 4
Brothers, Chelsea - 13
B: Brothers, Chelsea - 3
D: Hudnall, Hannah - 14
SA: Alford, Summer - 6
|TEAM STATISTICS||Mo. Southern St.||Ky. Wesleyan|
Monticello, Ark. -- The Missouri Southern volleyball team split a pair of matches today in the opening day of the University of Arkansas-Monticello volleyball tournament, losing 3-1 to Kentucky Wesleyan, but dropping host Arkansas-Monticello, 3-1 in match two.
The Lions (2-4) dropped set one of the opening match to Kentucky Wesleyan (4-1) by the score of 20-25, but rebounded to hit .375 in the second set and win 25-19. The Wildcats, however, would win sets three and four by scores of 18-25 and 20-25, respectively to take the match.
In the Lions' second match, Southern would win the first set 25-23, but drop the second set 13-25 to UAM (4-4). The Lions rebounded and and won set three 29-27 and set four 25-22 to take the match.
Politte, again, led all hitters with 18 kills. Graves had 12 kills, while Finder hit .375 and added 41 assists and four kills. Danielle Severns had a team-high 10 digs, while Avery added eight.
The Lions will be back in action tomorrow as they will take on Union (Tenn.) and Southern Arkansas.