MORRIS, Minn. - The Simpson volleyball team split play on the first day of the Minnesota-Morris Invitational, beating Bethany Lutheran 3-1 before falling to host Morris, 3-0.
The Storm (2-2) beat Bethany Lutheran 25-18, 25-17, 25-27, 25-10 and lost to Morris 25-19, 25-13, 25-17.
McGraw had 12 kills and hit .381 while Luth hit 11 kills and hit .333 in the win over Bethany Lutheran. Sara Hoppenworth had 23 assists and Olivia Sulentic finished with 16 digs and three service aces.
Simpson couldn't slow down the hosts in the second match as Morris hit .248 as a team.
Simpson plays Hamline and St. Catherine on Saturday.