Volleyball suffers defeat against Southern

The Lady Tigers fell 3-0, against Southern University.

The Grambling State University volleyball team was swept 3-0 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) match-up against rivals Southern University on Sunday night at Seymour Gym.

Southern (12-16 overall, 10-8 SWAC) won the first two matches 25-13.

The Lady Tigers fought hard to put points on the board but it wasn’t enough, as GSU dropped the last match 25-21.

 Grambling State (10-23 overall, 6-11 SWAC), was led offensively by Chasity Nicks as she finished with 11 kills, while L’Muriell Thrower tallying 19 assists.
Erineka Mollere led defensively with 18 digs.

Arabella Hall led Southern with 10 kills in three sets, while Vaterra Calais registered 24 assists and nine digs.

The Lady Jaguars finished with 52 digs.

 Inside the Numbers
• Grambling State finished with 29 kills, 26 errors, 122 total attacks (.025).
• Southern recorded a .225 hitting percentage (36 kills, 13 errors, 102 total attacks).
• The Lady Tigers had 44 digs, 29 assists, 6 total team blocks and one service ace.
• The Lady Jaguars added 52 digs, 35 assists, 13 total team blocks and six service aces.

Up Next
Grambling State will conclude the regular season as they hit the road on Thursday, Nov. 8 to take on Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
The first match is set for 6 p.m.
The Lady Tigers team hopes to gain momentum, as they prepare for the, South Western Athletic Conference Tournament, Nov. 16-17, in Itta Bena, Miss.