Lindenwood hands Panthers 3-0 loss in St. Charles

ST. CHARLES, Mo.— Lindenwood swept Drury in three sets on Friday in St. Charles, Missouri, to drop the Panthers to 8-4 and 1-2 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. The Lions, who had two conference games canceled due to COVID-19 cases within their program, won their league opener and improved to 6-3 and 1-0 in the GLVC.
 
Lindenwood reeled off six straight points in the opening set to pull away from Drury for a 25-18 win in the opening frame and used a similar run in the second set. The Lions scored 17 of the last 24 points of the second to win the set by eight, then put the Panthers away with a 25-13 win in the third set.
 
Taylor Forth led Drury with seven kills and three block assists. Gabby Birmingham had 16 assists, and Juliana Squire and Emma Fox both contributed 13 digs.
 
Audrey Weber had a game-high 14 kills for Lindenwood, and Rebecca Janke put up 12 kills. Allie Otten posted 33 assists for the Lions.
 
Drury travels to Truman State on Saturday for a 3 pm match in Kirksville, Missouri.
 
 
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