MOORHEAD – The Minnesota Morris volleyball team (9-10) picked up a victory over Concordia (5-13) in four sets (25-14, 18-25, 25-23, 25-15) Tuesday night.

The Cougars cruised to a 25-14 first set victory over the Cobbers. Midway through the first set, UMN Morris used a 9-1 run to take a 15-5 lead over Concordia en route to the opening set win.

The Cobbers evened up the match at one set apiece with a 25-18 victory in set two. After the Cougars got within one point at 16-15, the Cobbers went on a 9-3 run to take set two.

Trailing 16-13 in the third set, the Cougars battled back to take a 21-20 lead over the Cobbers. Concordia then took a 23-22 lead before UMN Morris tallied three-straight points to secure set three.

The fourth set saw the Cougars jump out to a 14-6 lead en route to a 25-15 victory in set four to secure the 3-1 match victory.

Freshman Kennedy Geller led both teams with seven blocks, Morgan Miller led both teams in kills with 15, while Mia Frick tallied 13 kills.

Allison Yang tied a career-best three aces to lead both teams, Layne Herrmann recorded a game-high 43 assists, Tori Everson and Alyssa Ukestad led the Cougars with 16 digs apiece.

UP NEXT
The Cougars are back in action at Bethany Lutheran on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 3 p.m. in Mankato, Minnesota.

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