Neumeyer picks up all-tourney honors as Vikings rally past Howard Payne in five sets

Lawrence topped Howard Payne 3-2 to wrap up its trip to the Austin College Classic.
Lawrence topped Howard Payne 3-2 to wrap up its trip to the Austin College Classic.

SHERMAN, Texas -- Arianna Neumeyer pounded out 23 kills Saturday to lead the Lawrence University volleyball team to a 3-2 victory over Howard Payne University at the Austin College Classic.

Lawrence defeated Howard Payne 19-25, 27-25, 24-26, 25-14, 15-12.

Neumeyer, who was named to the all-tournament team, also picked up 23 digs and a pair of services aces as the Vikings went 2-2 at the event.

Cyra Bammer paced the Vikings with 26 digs, and Lauren Ray posted a double-double with 16 assists and 14 digs.

Jordan Rogers had 11 kills, and Jordan Livingston picked up 32 digs for Howard Payne. The Vikings limited Howard Payne to a .042 hitting percentage for the match.