Saint Louis plays its final home matches of the season this weekend, hosting Fordham Friday night and Rhode Island Sunday afternoon.
Saint Louis overcame a two-set deficit and forced a deciding fifth frame, but Davidson squeezed out a 3-2 Atlantic 10 Conference victory over the Billikens, 25-23, 25-21, 24-26, 19-25, 15-13, Sunday afternoon at Belk Arena.
Lauren Mershon enjoyed her best hitting performance of the season vs. an Atlantic 10 Conference opponent in Saint Louis' 25-19, 25-22, 25-20 loss to conference leader VCU Friday night at the Siegel Center.
Saint Louis is on the road for two Atlantic 10 Conference matches this weekend, taking on conference leader VCU and Davidson.
Maya Taylor was named the the A-10 Volleyball co-Rookie of the Week
Saint Louis improves to 6-2 in conference play
Saint Louis used a balanced offensive attack to register a 25-21, 25-23, 25-16 Atlantic 10 Conference victory over George Washington Friday night at Chaifetz Pavilion.
Following three consecutive road matches, Saint Louis returns to Chaifetz Pavilion for an Atlantic 10 Conference weekend set with George Washington and George Mason.
Saint Louis won a thrilling first set, but Atlantic 10 Conference co-leader Dayton came back to claim a 3-1 victory, 29-31, 25-15, 25-17, 25-19, over the Billikens Friday night at UD's Frericks Center.
In its only match this week, Saint Louis travels to Dayton, Ohio, to face Atlantic 10 Conference co-leader Dayton Friday night.
Saint Louis senior middle blocker Lauren Leverenz is the Atlantic 10 Conference volleyball co-Player of the Week for Oct. 2-8, the league office announced Monday.
Saint Louis flirted with a .300 attack percentage for a second consecutive match and won the final two sets to defeat Fordham 3-2 (22-25, 25-16, 24-26, 25-21, 15-8) Saturday night at Rose Hill Gym.