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Lions' Volleyball falls 3-0 in non-conference action to Pittsburg State

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The MissouriSouthern volleyball team dropped a three set match tonight in non-conferenceaction to Pittsburg State. Individual set scores were 23-25, 18-25 and21-25. 

The Lions(4-15) were led offensively by nine kills each from CallieWhetstone and PaytonGraves. Whetstone hit .727 in the match and added two blocks. KatiePolitte had eight kills and nine digs, while AbbyFinder added 33 assists. MikaylaAvery and DanielleSeverns had six digs each. 

Pitt (10-10)was led offensively by 16 kills and a .355 attack average from CrystalWhitten. 

Pitt led 13-9and again at 16-13, but the Lions fought back to tie the set at 19. The Lionsgot to within one at 24-23, before a kill from Maggie Highberger ended theset. 

Set twofeatured five ties and five lead changes, but that was all within the firsteight points. Pitt took a 12-11 lead and didn't look back. Set three was allPitt as the Gorillas hit .327 in the set. 

The Lions willbe back in action this Friday, traveling to  Emporia State for a 7 pmfirst serve. 

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