Southeast volleyball team falls to 5-15 with sweep at SIU-E

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The Southeast Missouri State volleyball team was swept at future Ohio Valley Conference member Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Tuesday night.

SIUE improved to 11-10 and dropped Southeast to 5-15 with a 25-13, 25-21, 25-21 victory in Edwardsville, Ill.

Posting double-doubles for Southeast were senior Claire Keaton (11 kills, 10 digs) and freshman setter Julie Shives (23 assists, 12 digs). Sophomore Samantha Lowman led in digs with 19.

The Redhawks, a ninth-place 2-7 in the 10-team OVC, host seventh-place Eastern Illinois (11-11, 3-6) on Friday night.

Runner honored

Southeast senior Jason Lumpkin is the OVC's co-runner of the week for cross country.

Lumpkin finished 21st out of 211 runners at Friday's Bradley Classic, covering the 8K course in 24 minutes, 50 seconds.

Lumpkin's finish is the fastest 8K time for the Redhawks this season.

-- From staff reports

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