Southeast spikers fall in tournament opener

Saturday, September 8, 2001

MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Southeast Missouri State University's volleyball team dropped its opening game in the Powerade Panther Invitational Friday night, falling to the host squad Wisconsin-Milwaukee in three sets.

Wisconsin-Milwaukee won 30-19, 30-15, 31-29.

Southeast fell to 1-3 on the season while the Panthers evened their mark at 2-2.

Bobbi Carlile and Jessica Houpt led Southeast with eight kills apiece. Suzanne Gundlach turned in seven digs while Emily Scannell had 22 assists.

Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chrissy Schurla had a match-high 11 kills to become just the fourth Panther to reach the career 1,000-kill plateau.

Southeast will face DePaul and Drake today in tournament play.

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