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COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Southern drops regular-season finale; Lions set for MIAA tourney

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Warrensburg, Mo. — The Missouri Southern volleyball team fell in its final match of the regular-season today, dropping a straight-set match at Central Missouri. Individual set scores were 9-25, 24-26 and 21-25.

The Lions (6-11, 5-3 MIAA) will get a first-round bye in the upcoming MIAA Postseason Tournament which will start next Friday and be hosted by Washburn. The Lions will play the winner of the Central Oklahoma – Fort Hays State game at 3 p.m. that Friday.

Southern was led today by CC Pollard who finished with 11 kills. Alyssa Diaz had eight kills, while Kylah Carter had six. Abbie Casper finished with 21 digs, while Brooklynn McCain had ten and Sophie Mader dished out 31 assists.

The Tournament will begin on Friday at Lee Arena in Topeka. The top seed in the North (Nebraska-Kearney) as well as the top two seeds in the South (Central Missouri and the Lions) receive first-round byes. The complete Tournament schedule is below.

  • Friday, April 16 schedule
    • 11 a.m. (Court 1) – Central Oklahoma vs. Fort Hays State | WATCH LIVE
    • 11 a.m. (Court 2) – Newman vs. Pittsburg State | WATCH LIVE
    • 1 p.m. (Court 1) – Northwest Missouri State vs. Washburn | WATCH LIVE
    • 1 p.m. (Court 2) – Emporia State vs. Missouri Western | WATCH LIVE
    • 3 p.m. (Court 1) – Nebraska Kearney vs. Winner of Newman/Pittsburg State | WATCH LIVE
    • 3 p.m. (Court 2) – Missouri Southern vs. Winner of Central Oklahoma/Fort Hays | WATCH LIVE
    • 5 p.m. (Court 1) – Central Missouri vs. Winner of Emporia State/Missouri Western | WATCH LIVE
  • Saturday, April 17 schedule
    • SEMIFINAL #1: 11 a.m. (Main Court) – Team A vs. Team B | WATCH LIVE
    • SEMIFINAL #2: 1 p.m. (Main Court) – Team A vs. Team B | WATCH LIVE

CHAMPIONSHIP: 4 p.m. (Main Court) – Team A vs. Team B | WATCH LIVE


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