Maura Moed registered 14 kills, three aces and five blocks while Lonnie Hoff had 16 kills, three asces and four digs as the Devilettes defeated the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Lady Lions in five sets in the first round of the 2010 SWAC Volleyball Tournament.
Match scores were 21-25, 21-25, 27-25, 25-15, 15-10. UAPB took the opening two sets of the match before MVSU won sets three, four and five.
Chylla Nault had seven kills and a block while Bry Williams and Mika Krienke each had five kills in the match.
The tournament, being held in Montgomery, Alabama and hosted by Alabama State University, begin Friday morning with eight teams vying for the tournament title. The double-elimination format will continue thru Saturday's televised championship match - to be televised Sunday on ESPNU.