With five starters not playing Tuesday night because of illness or injury, Pacific Lutheran lost a non-conference volleyball match to visiting Saint Martin's, 25-23, 26-24, 25-7, in Olson Auditorium.
The Lutes, ranked 15th in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Division III Top 25, are now 17-4 this year, while Saint Martin's, a NCAA Division II program, improves to 5-11.
For Saint Martin's Teilissa Tua and Kristyn Ross both had 10 kills, Kristyn Ross 21 digs and Halee Hernandez 20 assists.
Pacific Lutheran returns to Northwest Conference action at 7 p.m. Friday when it hosts the Pacific Boxers.
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