Packer volleyball team falls in four

Published 9:51 pm Thursday, September 13, 2012

Austin's Shayley Vesel receives a serve during game one of a match against Mankato East Thursday night in Packer Gym. -- Eric Johnson/

The Austin volleyball team won its first match game of the season, but it still dropped the match to Mankato East (1-7 overall, 1-2 Big Nine) in four games in Packer Gym Thursday.

Austin's Stephanie Justice tries to tip over a Mankato East blocker during game one Thursday night in Packer Gym.

The Packers (0-8 overall, 0-2 Big Nine) lost by scores of 25-27, 25-14, 25-19, 25-10.

Sophomore Alex Hansen led Austin with 14 kills and five blocks.

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Austin stats: Steph Justice, 22 assists; Shayley Vesel , 10 digs; Jocelyn Sheehan, 10 digs, 4 aces; Alex Hansen, 14 kills, 5 blocks; Rachel Wahlert, 5 blocks, 100 percent serving, 1 ace