McMurry edges Vikings in five-set thriller

Lawrence dropped a five-set match to McMurry at the Austin Classic.
Lawrence dropped a five-set match to McMurry at the Austin Classic.

SHERMAN, Texas -- The McMurry University volleyball team hung on for a 3-2 non-conference victory over Lawrence University on Saturday at the Austin College Classic.

McMurry defeated the Vikings 29-31, 25-22, 25-27, 25-19, 15-12.

Justice McGowan had 17 kills to pace McMurry's balanced attack.

Arianna Neumeyer paced Lawrence (1-2) with 15 kills, and she picked up 26 digs. Cyra Bammer had a match-high 34 digs for Lawrence.

Lauren Ray and Sydney Nelson split the setting duties, with Ray collecting 28 assists and Nelson netting 19. Both players had 11 digs.