MONMOUTH, Ill. -- The Lawrence University volleyball team won the final two sets Friday to down Monmouth College 3-2 in a Midwest Conference match at Glennie Gymnasium.
Lawrence defeated the Scots 21-25, 25-21, 19-25, 25-21, 15-9.
Monmouth (6-13, 1-2) had a chance to close out the match in four sets, but the Vikings seized control late in the fourth. With the set tied 17-17, the Vikings ripped off six consecutive points, including a pair of aces from Addisyn Gerber, to pull away. Lawrence closed out the set with a Cohen kill to tie the match at 2-2.
Lawrence jumped on the Scots in the fifth set as Cohen picked up three kills to help the Vikings forge a 7-2 lead. The Scots never got closer than three points the rest of the way, and Lawrence closed out the match with a solo block by Cohen.