Dragons volleyball drops a pair of matches at Augustana tournament


SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—The Minnesota State Moorhead volleyball team lost two matches Friday during the first day of competition at the Augustana tournament.

Lindenwood University earned a 25-15, 21-25, 25-16, 25-20 victory over MSUM in the first match. Augustana swept the Dragons 25-18, 25-20, 27-25 in Match 2.

Amanda Carlson led the Dragons with 16 kills in the first match. Lauren Kiewiet recorded 18 assists for MSUM, while Monica Vega paced the Dragons with 15 digs.

In Match 2, Carlson led the Dragons with eight kills and two blocks. Kiewiet had 14 assists and Vega tallied 23 digs. Carlson added 15 digs, while Taylor Thorson had 14.

MSUM fell to 3-3 overall.