Cougars lose first match of NAIA volleyball tournament

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 | 8:39 p.m. CST; updated 9:16 p.m. CST, Tuesday, December 1, 2009

The Columbia College volleyball team started the NAIA national tournament in Sioux City, Iowa, with a 25-18, 25-14, 25-22 loss to 19th-ranked Lee (Tenn.) University (34-5). It was the first time the Cougars (37-3) has been swept all season.