Missouri Western Volleyball Tops Northwest

Published 10/29 2013 10:14PM

Updated 10/29 2013 11:40PM

(ST. JOSEPH) After dropping the first set, the Missouri Western volleyball team came back to win three in a row to defeat Northwest 3-1 at the MWSU Fieldhouse on Tuesday.

The win is critical for the Griffons' (13-13, 6-6) MIAA Tournament hopes with four games remaining. MWSU entered the day seventh in the conference with the top eight finishers earning a berth.

The Bearcats (9-15, 3-9) remain 11th in the MIAA with the loss. 

Kelsey Olion led the Griffons with 15 kills, while Erica Rottinghaus chipped in another 13. Lindsey Partridge posted a career-high seven blocks.

Abby Graves had a team-hight 12 kills for Northwest, while Shelby Duren added 11.

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