Vikings open season with win over Sul Ross State

Lawrence opened the season with a 3-1 win over Sul Ross State at the Austin College Classic.
Lawrence opened the season with a 3-1 win over Sul Ross State at the Austin College Classic.

SHERMAN, Texas -- The Lawrence University volleyball team opened its season Friday with a 3-1 victory over Sul Ross State University at the Austin College Classic.

Lawrence defeated Sul Ross 25-17, 23-25, 25-14, 25-10.

Arianna Neumeyer led the Lawrence attack by picking up a team-high 14 kills to go with seven digs. Katie Kumbalek paced the Vikings with 14 digs and five aces. Lawrence piled up 14 aces in the match. Sydney Nelson had a team-high 15 assists, and Lauren Ray picked up nine assists.

The Lawrence defense limited Sul Ross to a minus-.062 hitting percentage. The Lobos had only 21 kills but piled up 28 attack errors.