Volleyball falls twice

BY FHSU SPORTS INFORMATION

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The Fort Hays State volleyball team came up just a few points short in its spring regular season finale at Missouri Western on Saturday (April 10), falling in four sets. The Tigers finish the spring regular season 3-9, while Missouri Western is now 6-9 in 2021.

Fort Hays State jumped in front with a win in the first set, 25-22, before the Griffons leveled the match with a 25-17 win in set two. Missouri Western took control by pulling away late in a 25-21 win in the third set before scoring the final three points in the fourth set to squeak out a 25-23 win, sealing the match.

The Tigers will next compete in the 2021 MIAA Spring Volleyball Tournament, hosted by Washburn University in Topeka, Kan. April 16-17. All 11 teams are scheduled to play in the single-elimination tournament, with a full bracket set to be released late Saturday evening.

Friday

MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Fort Hays State volleyball team fell in three set against No. 18 Northwest Missouri State Friday evening (April 9), 3-0. The Tigers are now 3-8 this spring, while the Bearcats move to 11-2 in 2021.

The Tigers led early in a back-and-forth first set that featured five ties and four lead changes before Northwest pulled away to win 25-16. The Bearcats added a 25-15 win in set two before capping off the night with a 25-20 win in set three.

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