SIU Volleyball Earns Trip To MVC Tournament

SIU Volleyball Earns Trip To MVC Tournament

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By Caleb Martin

CARBONDALE -- SIU'S volleyball team earned a 3-0 win over Evansville on Friday night at Davies Gym.

The Salukis have now earned a bid into the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Only six teams in the conference will compete.

Evansville jumped out to an early lead against SIU but the Salukis rallied back to win in three straight sets 25-22, 25-18, and 25-16.

Former Murphysboro Red Devil Jessica Whitehead led the team in kills with 14. Elly Braaten added 11 kills in the win for Southern.

The Salukis are 16-12 on the season. They will finish out the regular season with two games at home against Illinois State and Indiana State.

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