Vikings downed by Monmouth

Lawrence volleyball action Elizabeth Liebau
Elizabeth Liebau (13) had a team-high 11 kills against Monmouth.

MONMOUTH, Ill. -- The Lawrence University volleyball team dropped a 3-0 Midwest Conference decision at Monmouth College on Saturday.

The Scots defeated Lawrence 25-18, 25-16, 25-17 at Glennie Gymnasium.

Elizabeth Liebau paced Lawrence with 11 kills and hit .259 for the match. Jordan Adamson added 10 kills for the Vikings.

Averie Miller collected 32 assists for Lawrence and picked up seven digs. Laurice Lavajo led Lawrence with 15 digs, and Marife Entenza added 12.

In the opening set, Monmouth led 16-15 before pulling away late. In the second set, the Scots jumped out to a nine-point lead before Lawrence closed to 19-13. The Scots went on a 6-3 run to close out the set.

In the third set, Lawrence led 7-5, but the Scots went on an 8-1 run to grab a 13-8 advantage. Lawrence closed to within three points after that but could pull no closer.