Olivia Beyer Back from Injury for LSU for 3-2 Barnburner Over SMU

  0 Braden Keith | September 16th, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, News, SEC

LSU def. SMU 3-2 (25-27, 25-20, 25-23, 22-25, 19-17)

LSU senior middle blocker Olivia Beyer returned from an undisclosed injury on Saturday to help lead LSU to a 3-2 (25-27, 25-20, 25-23, 22-25, 19-17) victory over SMU. She had 12 kills and 6 errors on 31 shots in her first match in 2 weeks. She also contributed 3 block assists and 3 digs.

Beyer sat out the team’s previous 4 matches, where the team went 2-2 with wins over Oakland and  Abilene Christian and losses to Michigan and Colorado State.

Beyer ranks 3rd on the team in kills/set this season (2.00) and has 24 blocks to boot.

The other highlight of the Saturday-evening marathon was the performance of Taylor Bannister, who had 36 kills. That’s the second-most kills in program history in a 5-set match behind only the 37 that Gina Tillis put up at Georgia in 2015.

SMU had 15 kills from Hannah Jacobs (.178 average).

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