Grimm McElderry
Marc Mahnke
Southeast Missouri SEMO 4-23, 3-10 OVC
SIUE SIUE 18-6, 11-2 OVC
Set Scores
Team 1 2 3 4 F
Southeast Missouri SEMO 25 20 26 17 (1)
SIUE SIUE 21 25 28 25 (3)

Game Recap: Women's Volleyball |

Volleyball Drops 3-1 Decision Against SIUE

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - Southeast Missouri volleyball (4-23, 3-10 OVC) lost 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 28-26, 25-17) Friday night vs. SIUE (18-6, 11-2 OVC) Friday night at the Sam M. Vadalabene Center.

Falling behind 5-0 early in the opening game, Southeast battled back to eventually overtake SIUE 14-13 thanks to a seven-point run. The Redhawks would go on to capture the opening set 25-21 to take a 1-0 match lead. Marie Less led with six kills in the frame as SEMO sported a match best .235 hitting clip.

The Cougars responded to tie contest with a 25-20 second set win leading into a back-and-forth game third frame. After 15 ties and eight lead changes, SIUE earned a match advantage with a 28-26 vicotry.

The Cougars would go on to earn the 3-1 win after winning the fourth frame, 25-17.

Nzingha Clarke notched 15 kills to tie the match-leader alongside of a team best .256 hitting clip. Krissa Gearring and Less both also tallied double-digit kills, earning 12 and 11 respectively.

Jade Mortimer registered 22 digs in the contest while also earning seven assists. Keegan Fornoff topped SEMO's setters with 20 assists while Katarina Rotta earned 17.

Southeast travels to Eastern Illinois tomorrow for their final regular season road match of the season. First serve against the Panthers is set for 6 p.m.

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