Thursday, September 7, 2017

MSSU volleyball to hold tournament this weekend

(From MSSU Lions Athletic News)

Joplin, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern volleyball team will be in action this Friday and Saturday as the team will play host to the 2017 Towneplace Suites Invitational inside both Young Gymnasium and the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

The Lions will be one of five teams competing in the tournament as they are joined b y Arkansas Tech, Chadron State, Ouachita Baptist and Maryville University.

Southern is coming off of a 2-2 opening weekend that saw the Lions pick up wins on day one against Bethany and York College, but call in both matches in day two.

Arkansas Tech comes in 6-0, while Ouachita Baptist is 5-0. Chadron State is 2-2 and Maryville is 0-4.

The Lions open up with Chadron State at 1:30 pm in Leggett & Platt to open the tournament. The Lions will face Maryville in the final match of the day at 6:30 pm in L&P. In day two, the Lions open up at 11 am against Ouachita Baptist in L&P and the Lions close out the tournament with a 6:30 pm match in Young Gym against Arkansas Tech.

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