Quantcast

MSSU VB Falls in 4 to Mo. Western - KOAM TV 7

MSSU VB Falls in 4 to Mo. Western

Updated:

RELEASE FROM MISSOURI SOUTHERN ATHLETICS:

Joplin, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern volleyball team started strong, but couldn't finish it off as Missouri Western took out the Lions three sets to one tonight inside Young Gymnasium. Individual set scores were 25-18, 19-25, 10-25, and 10-25. 

Southern (11-17, 4-11 MIAA) had three players in double-figure kills, led by 11 from Mikayla Monk. Monk also added three blocks. Janelle Brehm and Bailey Rexford had ten kills each, while Morgan Nash dished out 38 assists. Kat Gries had 14 digs. 

Western (19-9, 13-2 MIAA) had four in double-figure kills with 15 each from Ali Tauchen and Shellby Taylor. 

Southern started strong in the first set that saw just one tied score, but the Lions never relinquishing the lead. The Lions led 15-10, forcing a Western timeout and led gain 21-16 forcing another Griffons timeout. The Lions scored four of the final six points to take the set. 

Set two saw the teams jockey back and fourth but Western took a 16-10 lead midway through the set. The Lions fought back and got to within one (20-19) to force a Western timeout, but the Griffons scored five-straight to take the set. 

Sets three and four were all Western. Southern scored the first point of the third set, but Western went on a 7-0 run and eventually led 16-4, before a Lions' timeout and would cruise to the win. Set four saw the Griffons open up an 11-3 lead to force a Southern timeout and got as close as eight (16-8), but fell in the finale. 

Southern will play host to Northwest Missouri tomorrow evening inside Young Gymasium. First-serve is set for 7 pm. 

  • Top Sports Stories in the 4-StatesTop Sports HeadlinesMore>>

  • NEO Assistant Coach Takes Over Men's Program

    NEO Assistant Coach Takes Over Men's Program

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:55:46 GMT

    Jeremy Jackson is named NEO men's basketball head coach.  Jackson has spent the last eight seasons as the assistant coach for the Golden Norse.  Last season, NEO finished third in the OCAC with an 11-5 conference record, and second in the Region II Tournament with a 22-9 overall record.

    More >>

    Jeremy Jackson is named NEO men's basketball head coach.  Jackson has spent the last eight seasons as the assistant coach for the Golden Norse.  Last season, NEO finished third in the OCAC with an 11-5 conference record, and second in the Region II Tournament with a 22-9 overall record.

    More >>
  • PSU Splits DH Season Finale with UCO

    PSU Splits DH Season Finale with UCO

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:22:57 GMT

    The Gorillas end the season 22-23 overall, and 12-14 in conference play.  Pitt State misses the MIAA post-season tournament for the first time since 2014.

    More >>

    The Gorillas end the season 22-23 overall, and 12-14 in conference play.  Pitt State misses the MIAA post-season tournament for the first time since 2014.

    More >>
  • Southern Softball Wraps Up the Season

    Southern Softball Wraps Up the Season

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:16:24 GMT

    Sophomore Elizabeth Windsor went a combined 6-for-9 on the day, with a grand slam and two doubles, and five RBI.  The Lions finished the year 22-29 overall, and 9-16 in MIAA play.

    More >>

    Sophomore Elizabeth Windsor went a combined 6-for-9 on the day, with a grand slam and two doubles, and five RBI.  The Lions finished the year 22-29 overall, and 9-16 in MIAA play.

    More >>
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspect

    Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspect

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:01:57 GMT
    JPDJPD
    JPDJPD
    Joplin Police received a call about an armed robbery on Sunday just before 10:00 p.m. (April 22, 2018). An employee at Charlie's Chicken (2020E. 32nd Street) says she locked the business up and was walking to her vehicle when a male walked up to her in the parking lot. She said he pointed a handgun at her and demanded the night deposit bag. She gave the suspect the bag and says he ran to the southwest. Police officers could not find him. Authorities say the suspect is described as ...More >>
    Joplin Police received a call about an armed robbery on Sunday just before 10:00 p.m. (April 22, 2018). An employee at Charlie's Chicken (2020E. 32nd Street) says she locked the business up and was walking to her vehicle when a male walked up to her in the parking lot. She said he pointed a handgun at her and demanded the night deposit bag. She gave the suspect the bag and says he ran to the southwest. Police officers could not find him. Authorities say the suspect is described as ...More >>
  • Vandalism Rampage by Teen in Stolen Truck Damages Erie HS & St. Paul Business

    Vandalism Rampage by Teen in Stolen Truck Damages Erie HS & St. Paul Business

    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-04-23 01:06:58 GMT

    A St. Paul, KS  teenager went on a vandalism crime spree Saturday night. 

    More >>

    A St. Paul, KS  teenager went on a vandalism crime spree Saturday night. 

    More >>
  • Vehicle Driven By Teen Crashes Through Erie High School

    Vehicle Driven By Teen Crashes Through Erie High School

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-04-22 15:22:02 GMT
    At about 11:30 pm, April 21st, a vehicle crashed into the front door of Erie High School. According to USD 101 Superintendent Steve Wolf, a 16-year-old male from St. Paul drove a pickup truck through the hallways of the school. The incident damaged doorways, walls, furniture and the antique Richey's Drug Store soda fountain. The Erie Police Department arrested the teen at the scene. School officials are working to get the scene cleaned up in time for class on Monday. h...More >>
    At about 11:30 pm, April 21st, a vehicle crashed into the front door of Erie High School. According to USD 101 Superintendent Steve Wolf, a 16-year-old male from St. Paul drove a pickup truck through the hallways of the school. The incident damaged doorways, walls, furniture and the antique Richey's Drug Store soda fountain. The Erie Police Department arrested the teen at the scene. School officials are working to get the scene cleaned up in time for class on Monday. h...More >>
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.