LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Lawrence University volleyball team won the final two sets Saturday to pull out a 3-2 Midwest Conference victory at Lake Forest College.
Lawrence defeated the Foresters 25-20, 23-25, 19-25, 26-24, 15-11.
Lake Forest (8-13, 1-4) grabbed a 2-1 edge after winning the second and third sets. In the fourth set, Lawrence looked to be in control after Nelson's kill gave the Vikings a 24-19 lead. The Foresters then rattled off five consecutive points to tie the set at 24-24. A service error gave the Vikings a 25-24 lead, and Alyssa Peterson's kill gave Lawrence the set.
The Vikings then jumped on Lake Forest in the final set. Lawrence pulled out to a 9-2 lead, but the Foresters won six straight points to pull within 9-8.
The Vikings rebuilt the lead back to 13-10 before getting a kill from Peterson and a block from Nelson to close out the set and the match.