APPLETON, Wis. -- The Lawrence University volleyball team rallied from two sets down Saturday to post a 3-2 Midwest Conference win over Monmouth College at Alexander Gymnasium.
The Vikings downed the Scots 20-25, 16-25, 25-22, 25-19, 15-12.
Tamia Cephus paced the Vikings with 27 assists, and Averie Miller collected 23. Lawrence's Liza Stalcup chipped in with eight kills and four blocks, and Jordan Adamson added six blocks and four kills.
After dropping the first two sets, Lawrence was tied 19-19 in the third set when the Vikings went on a 6-3 run to finish the set. Neumeyer and Galassini both picked up kills during the decisive run.
Lawrence pulled away midway through the fourth set and led 20-10. Monmouth closed to 23-19 before Lawrence closed out the set and tied the match 2-2.
The fifth set was tied 9-9 before the Vikings got kills from Cephus, Adamson and Neumeyer to grab a 12-9 edge. An Adamson kill gave Lawrence a 14-11 lead, and Emily Hoeft got the final kill to close out the set and deliver the win for Lawrence.