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Mizzou begins final road trip week with sweep over Arkansas

The Missouri volleyball team kicked off its final week of away games with a quick sweep over Arkansas.

With four aces in the first set, strong and consistent serving helped the Tigers claim a win 25-23. Sophomore Ali Kreklow contributed two aces and senior Regan Peltier tallied four kills on .333 hitting.

The pattern of successful serving continued throughout the match. A total of ten aces at the end of the night was a tie for the season high.

A lively offense with 14 kills gave Mizzou the edge over Arkansas in the second set, leading the Tigers to a 25-18 win. Sophomore Kira Larson contributed five kills on .455 hitting, with junior Carly Kan and freshman Alyssa Munlyn adding three each.

Intense defense kept the Razorbacks at a .053 hitting percentage, ultimately leading the third and final set to a 25-19 win for the Tigers.

Mizzou’s total of six team blocks for the night helped them reach the top 10 in program history in team single season total blocks.

Kan totaled seven digs for the night, leading her to surpass her 1,000th career dig. She’s the fifth Tiger in the program’s history to earn 1,000 career kills, digs and points.

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