College volleyball: UWS holds off Morris in seesaw battle

Pryd and Co. overcome sluggish start to tame Cougars in five sets.

Wisconsin-Superior setter Megan Holz is coming off a season in which she averaged 9.19 assists per set while leading the UMAC with 28 service aces. (File / Superior Telegram)

Lexie Pryd had 18 kills and 15 digs to lead Wisconsin-Superior to a 16-25, 25-15, 25-22, 25-27, 15-12 victory over Minnesota-Morris in their UMAC volleyball opener Saturday in Morris, Minnesota.

Cassy Teff added 15 kills and four blocks and Kailyn Plautz had 11 kills and four blocks for the Yellowjackets (3-0 overall, 1-0 UMAC). Megan Holz paced the offense with 48 set assists, while she and Hailey Atwood helped the defense with 14 and 13 digs, respectively.

Tori Everson did a little of everything to lead the Cougars (0-1, 0-1) with 17 kills, two ace serves, two blocks and 24 digs.

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