Volleyball falls to Nicholls in straight sets
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Junior libero Diamond Williams posted a game-high 16 digs but Southern fell in straight sets 3-0 to Nicholls State in the 2015 Southern Miss Tournament opener Friday.
SU (0-1) committed 23 attack errors in route to a -.021 hitting percentage. Despite the offensive struggles, the Lady Jaguars received strong contributions from newcomer Jamie Selleneit, who led the team with 14 asists.
Nicholls State recorded 30 kills and posted 12 services aces during the match. Kayla Mashburn led the Colonels with 12 kills with help from setter Lujica Barac's 14 assist.
The Jaguars return to the hardwood Saturday for a mid-day doubleheader starting with Southern Miss before concluding the tournament against Mercer.