The Explorers went 1-1 in pool play at the eighth annual Roxana Tournament to open their season.
Marquette took the first set against Mount Olive before dropping an 18-25, 25-15, 16-14 decision. The Explorers’ Marissa Nosco set for 21 assists, with Michelle Cameron getting 10 service points, including three aces, with eight kills and four blocks. Laura Hamilton had seven digs.
The Explorers came back to beat Father McGivney Catholic 25-10, 25-19. Marquette’s Lauren Heinz served up four aces from her 10 service points. Payton Kline took over the setter’s duty in the second set and had 10 assists, while Cameron finished with four kills, and Hamilton and Carly Creel each had four digs.