By Chelsea Roemer | Dec. 10, 2016
Mizzou’s seniors leave as the winningest four-year class in school history
By Peter Baugh | Dec. 6, 2016
Michael Chadwick earned a bronze medal at swimming World Championships.
By Anne Rogers and Chelsea Roemer | Dec. 2, 2016
The Boilermakers knocked the Tigers out of the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
By Anne Rogers | Dec. 1, 2016
Coach Wayne Kreklow: “I’m pleased with this win. You can’t go anywhere unless you get the first one.”
By Chelsea Roemer | Nov. 29, 2016
Calvin Blaylock: “Mizzou volleyball games offer an in-game atmosphere unlike any other Mizzou sport. You feel engaged and excited through every point.”
By Chelsea Roemer | Nov. 27, 2016
The Tigers will host Northern Illinois in their first-round game.
By Chelsea Roemer | Nov. 26, 2016
On senior night, Missouri won its second SEC title since joining the conference.
By Peter Baugh | Nov. 23, 2016
Karissa Schweizer has earned multiple awards after winning the NCAA cross-country title.
By Anne Rogers | Nov. 21, 2016
After a big win over No. 5 Florida, the Tigers need to win their final two matches to clinch the SEC championship.
By Anne Rogers | Nov. 15, 2016
Scotta Morton: “Just like they go to the strength room to build muscle, we’re building brain muscle. You can’t physically see it, but when you start using it you’ll start seeing rewards.”
By Chelsea Roemer | Nov. 13, 2016
Despite the loss on the road, 3-1, Carly Kan collected her 11th double-double of the season to the lead the Tigers.
By Anne Rogers | Nov. 6, 2016
The win was Missouri’s 12th SEC victory of the season.
By Chelsea Roemer | Nov. 5, 2016
The Missouri seniors earned their 98th win with the Tiger program.
By Chelsea Roemer | Nov. 4, 2016
Munlyn is learning to grow as a player and a leader this season.
By Chelsea Roemer | Oct. 30, 2016
Melanie Crow returned to the court to help guide the Tigers to a win.
By Nick Kelly | Oct. 28, 2016
In a conversation with The Maneater, Christopher Angolia previews the SEC clash between Missouri and Kentucky.
By Anne Rogers | Oct. 27, 2016
This is Missouri’s first SEC loss of the season.
By Anne Rogers | Oct. 24, 2016
Wayne Kreklow: “No matter how tired and exhausting it was, we worked really hard at being there for our kids. As a coach, I never wanted to look back and regret not being there.”
By Chelsea Roemer | Oct. 23, 2016
Mizzou volleyball extends its win streak to 13 and continues to remain undefeated in the SEC.
By Anne Rogers | Oct. 20, 2016
The Tigers have won 12 matches in a row.
By Anne Rogers | Oct. 16, 2016
The Tigers trailed 2-0 heading into the third set and won the next three sets to win the match.
By Chelsea Roemer | Oct. 15, 2016
Ali Kreklow: “I’ve been in the volleyball gym since I could walk. I grew up in the volleyball world.”
By Chelsea Roemer | Oct. 10, 2016
The Tigers remain undefeated in the Southeastern Conference.
By Chelsea Roemer | Oct. 8, 2016
The Tigers swept another SEC opponent, giving them their ninth consecutive win.
By Anne Rogers | Oct. 7, 2016
Kreklow: “I guess I didn’t know I’d come back here, but I’m really thankful I got to come back.”
By Chelsea Roemer | Oct. 7, 2016
Kira Larson: “Something that we really try to focus on is that it’s our team. It’s us 15 girls whether it’s on the court or on the bench.”
By Chelsea Roemer | Oct. 2, 2016
Tigers sweep LSU to keep win streak alive, have yet to drop a set to an SEC team.
By Anne Rogers | Sept. 30, 2016
The Tigers win their seventh match in a row to go 3-0 in SEC play.
By Anne Rogers | Sept. 25, 2016
Melanie Crow shines as the Tigers defeat her former team.
By Chelsea Roemer | Sept. 23, 2016
Coach Wayne Kreklow: “Having one setter, it is easier to get into a flow.”
By Anne Rogers | Sept. 22, 2016
The Tigers dominated the Gamecocks in their SEC opener at home on Wednesday night.
By Chelsea Roemer | Sept. 18, 2016
Hess leads Mizzou to victory with two goals and one assist.
By Chelsea Roemer | Sept. 11, 2016
Junior Melanie Crow dominated with 48 kills and 58 points on the weekend.
By Chelsea Roemer | Sept. 9, 2016
Volleyball coach Wayne Kreklow: “Carly is the heart and soul of the team.”
By Anne Rogers | Sept. 8, 2016
Crow transferred to Missouri after playing two years at Mississippi, and she said she couldn’t be happier with the decision.
By Anne Rogers | Sept. 3, 2016
The Tigers were 2–0 when Utah came back to win three sets in a row to take the game.
By Chelsea Roemer | Sept. 3, 2016
Coach Wayne Kreklow: “It is better to have our weaknesses exposed now, rather than in October.”
By Anne Rogers | Aug. 27, 2016
The Tigers opened up their season with three solid wins in two days of game action.
By Chelsea Roemer | Aug. 26, 2016
Outside hitter Melanie Crow led the hitters with 16 kills in her debut for the Tigers.
By Chelsea Roemer | Aug. 25, 2016
New additions Andie Hanus, Kayla Caffey and Riley Sents could help the team pursue an SEC title.
By Anne Rogers | Aug. 21, 2016
The Black team may have swept the game, but players on both sides of the court showed Missouri’s potential for the upcoming season.
By Anne Rogers | Aug. 19, 2016
The Tigers head into their Black and Gold scrimmage with more depth and confidence as they begin their quest for NCAA tournament qualification.
By Peter Baugh | Aug. 16, 2016
Terry Beckner and Cierra Porter highlight Mizzou athletes poised for a breakout year.
By Peter Baugh | July 12, 2016
A look at updates from around Missouri sports.
By Peter Baugh | Feb. 10, 2016
The Maneater looks into 13 Missouri Tigers with a chance to make the Olympics and the process to get there.
By Mia Chudzik | Dec. 9, 2015
As a team captain and outside hitter, senior Regan Peltier will be missed both on and off the court.
By Mia Chudzik | Dec. 5, 2015
In the second round of the NCAA volleyball championship tournament, Mizzou lost to longtime rival Kansas in three matches.
By Alexzandria Churchill | Dec. 4, 2015
After Missouri State victory, Missouri will play Kansas in second round.
By Alexzandria Churchill | Dec. 1, 2015
A potential border war matchup is set for the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Posted to Sports Blog by Alexzandria Churchill on Nov. 28, 2015 at 5:44 p.m.
And with one final win, both senior night and the regular season ended. The volleyball team’s final game of the season served as a senior night celebration for Regan Peltier. The opponent was South Carolina, and they didn't put up much opposition. After a competitive five-game loss two ...
Sports Blog: Tigers drop first home match to Texas A&M
Posted to Sports Blog by Mia Chudzik on Nov. 26, 2015 at 7:41 p.m.
Up until Wednesday night, the Missouri volleyball team had a perfect home record of 10-0. Texas A&M changed that, beating Mizzou 3-2 at the Hearnes Center for the first time this season. The Tigers started out swinging in the first set with 15 kills on .321 hitting. Junior Julia ...
By Alexzandria Churchill | Nov. 22, 2015
Volleyball team’s blocking helps clinch final road win.
Posted to Sports Blog by Mia Chudzik on Nov. 19, 2015 at 7:02 p.m.
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 ...
By Mia Chudzik | Nov. 18, 2015
The four managers and practice players for the Missouri volleyball team are a key part of the program.
By Alexzandria Churchill | Nov. 18, 2015
Oldenburg takes on his fifth sport in three years.
Sports Blog: Missouri shows resiliency in win over Kentucky
Posted to Sports Blog by Alexzandria Churchill on Nov. 17, 2015 at 12:38 p.m.
Only one word can describe Missouri’s win over Kentucky on Nov. 15: resiliency. In a five-set fight, both volleyball teams displayed the utmost grit as they battled back from deficits and claimed runs of their own. It all began in the first set when the Tigers gave up an ...
By Mia Chudzik | Nov. 14, 2015
The Tigers maintain a perfect home record of 10-0 after sweeping Georgia 3-0.
Sports Blog: Back-and-forth battle ends in loss for the Tigers
Posted to Sports Blog by Mia Chudzik on Nov. 5, 2015 at 3:57 p.m.
Although the Missouri volleyball team lost to Texas A&M in three games, the Tigers gave the Aggies quite the fight. Thirty-four ties and 12 lead changes throughout the night fueled the close competition between the two teams. The first set was led by senior Regan Peltier at the net ...
By Mia Chudzik | Nov. 4, 2015
The Missouri volleyball team’s strong offense has led them to have the third highest hitting percentage in the Southeastern Conference.
By Mia Chudzik | Oct. 29, 2015
The Tigers defeated Alabama in a thrilling 3-2 match to keep a perfect home record.
Sports Blog: Tigers fall to SEC rival Florida
Posted to Sports Blog by Mia Chudzik on Oct. 27, 2015 at 6:05 p.m.
Missouri fell to No. 15 Florida in three games on Sunday night, giving the Tigers an 18-3 record overall. The team “struggled to find a rhythm all match long,” Tigers coach Wayne Kreklow said in a news release. The lack of rhythm brought the Tigers to a .009 hitting percentage ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Alexzandria Churchill on Oct. 20, 2015 at 12:12 p.m.
Sunday’s win over Georgia came with two new accomplishments for the Missouri volleyball team this season. In previous play, the team was unable to close a game without a set dropped here or there. Thus, the players’ dominating victory over Georgia marked their first successful Southeastern Conference sweep. The ...
By Alexzandria Churchill | Oct. 14, 2015
Wayne Kreklow: “I think (Sents) is going to be a valuable piece in what we do.”
Posted to Sports Blog by Alexzandria Churchill on Oct. 12, 2015 at 9:44 a.m.
The match against Mississippi State mirrored that of last Friday’s matchup against Tennessee. It ended the same way too. Going into halftime, the Missouri volleyball team had just dropped the second set to Mississippi State, 26-28, and they were tied 1-1. Just like the match against the Volunteers, the ...
By Alexzandria Churchill | Oct. 7, 2015
Regan Peltier after 2-0 SEC start: “We have more confidence in ourselves for the rest of the season.”
By Mia Chudzik | Oct. 7, 2015
With nine offensive players listed on the roster, the Tigers strength at the net is one of the team's key factors for their success so far in the season.
By Alexzandria Churchill | Oct. 5, 2015
Coach Wayne Kreklow “couldn't be happier” with volleyball team’s 2-0 SEC start.
By Alexzandria Churchill | Sept. 27, 2015
The Tigers were swept by the Billikens.
By Alexzandria Churchill | Sept. 23, 2015
Emily Wilson finds “a good way for me being done playing where I still get to be around it.”
By Mia Chudzik | Sept. 23, 2015
Traveling for the past three weekends interferes with academics and puts a physical toll on players.
By Alexzandria Churchill | Sept. 16, 2015
Wayne Kreklow: "She’s going to continue to set more records before she’s done.”
By Mia Chudzik | Sept. 16, 2015
The Tigers start out their season undefeated after winning three tournaments in a row.
Posted to Sports Blog by Alexzandria Churchill on Sept. 13, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
The Appalachian State Invitational kicked off with a bang on Friday. The Tigers came out and won the first two sets against Appalachian State only to lose the following two. After five lead changes and 10 ties in the fifth set, Missouri finally won their first game of the tournament ...
Sports Blog: Missouri volleyball improves to 6-0
Posted to Sports Blog by Mia Chudzik on Sept. 9, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
The Missouri volleyball team picked up another tournament win after sweeping the South Florida Invitational this past weekend. After defeating Florida Gulf Coast, Arkansas State and South Florida, the Tigers now have a 6-0 record. The team was led by junior Carly Kan, who was named most valuable player of ...
By Mia Chudzik | Sept. 1, 2015
Munlyn had a .625 hitting percentage after the North Texas game Saturday.
By Alexzandria Churchill | Aug. 30, 2015
Carly Kan said these types of tournament are “helpful in determining what kind of team you are.”
By Mia Chudzik | Aug. 26, 2015
The sophomore from Nebraska brings important skills to the MU volleyball team.
By Jason Lowenthal | May 6, 2015
1. Football loses to Indiana, blown out by Georgia Missouri may have finished the season with a second consecutive division title in hand, but the season had its rough patches. It’s hard to forget about giving up nearly 500 yards and losing to a lowly Indiana team on parents ...
Sports Blog: Missouri falls to Alabama in five sets
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Nov. 26, 2014 at 11:50 p.m.
And so they end. The careers of seniors Emily Wilson, Sarah Meister and Whitney Little came to a close on Wednesday night, as Missouri fell to Alabama in five sets. After taking an early 2-0 lead, the Tigers faded down the stretch, forfeiting the final three sets to the Crimson ...
By Michael Natelli | Nov. 14, 2014
Tigers take 2-1 lead, collapse late against Bulldogs
Sports Blog: Volleyball breaks out Christmas music in Kentucky
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Nov. 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.
One of the great unanswered questions of society is when it’s socially acceptable to start playing Christmas music. Some say after Halloween; some say after Thanksgiving; some say the first day of December. For the Missouri volleyball team, it was this past Sunday. While the team dropped a tough ...
Sports Blog: Missouri falls to No. 17 Kentucky
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Nov. 9, 2014 at 9:00 p.m.
It was the same old song and dance. The Missouri volleyball team dropped Sunday’s match to No. 17 Kentucky in straight sets, pushing its record to 15-13, 6-7 in Southeastern Conference play on the season. As it often goes for the Tigers, they were never blown away — their worst ...
By Will Jarvis | Nov. 2, 2014
“We have to learn to punch back,” Thater said.
By Michael Natelli | Nov. 1, 2014
Tigers ‘treat’ home crowd to Halloween win against Razorbacks.
Sports Blog: Tigers fall to Gamecocks in four
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Oct. 26, 2014 at 9:34 p.m.
Last year, the Missouri Tigers were undefeated in Southeastern Conference play. This year, they’ve won four of nine matches. The Tigers dropped to below .500 in conference play on Sunday afternoon, falling to the South Carolina Gamecocks in four sets. The Tigers took the opening set, but 13 service ...
Sports Blog: No. 8 Florida sweeps Missouri
Posted to Sports Blog by Will Jarvis on Oct. 24, 2014 at 9:31 p.m.
Not this year. In 2013, Missouri won two straight matches against Florida, en route to a perfect regular season. But Friday night did not prove to be as successful. The No. 8 Gators snapped the losing streak and swept Mizzou (17-25, 19-25, 13-25) in dominating fashion at home. “You know ...
Sports Blog: Tigers beat Bulldogs in five sets
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Oct. 19, 2014 at 10:50 p.m.
Missouri dropped the first set at Mississippi State on Sunday. It was starting to look all too familiar. But a 9-2 run to start the second set changed that. After blowing a 21-19 lead and losing the first set, the Tigers managed to flip a switch and recapture momentum in ...
By Michael Natelli | Oct. 14, 2014
“This isn’t the same team as in 2012,” coach Wayne Kreklow said.
Sports Blog: Tigers fall in upset loss to UMKC
Posted to Sports Blog by Will Jarvis on Oct. 13, 2014 at 11:20 p.m.
It happened again. Monday’s loss to the University of Missouri–Kansas City epitomized the Missouri volleyball’s season thus far: losing matches it should not lose. The Kangaroos defeated Missouri (12-8) in four sets. It was the first matchup between the two teams since 2009, when the Tigers swept ...
By Will Jarvis | Oct. 12, 2014
The freshman recorded 29 kills in her first five collegiate matches.
Sports Blog: Tigers fall to .500 in SEC play
Posted to Sports Blog by Will Jarvis on Oct. 5, 2014 at 6:29 p.m.
Missouri volleyball (11-7, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) fell to Georgia Sunday in four sets (25-17, 18-25, 17-25, 20-25). After taking the first set, the Tigers dropped the following three. Attacking errors from Georgia helped Mizzou win the opening set, but the Tigers’ own mistakes would plague them as they committed 19 ...
Sports Blog: Volleyball falls to Ole Miss
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Oct. 2, 2014 at 1:00 a.m.
Game, set, match, streak. The Missouri Tigers fell to the Ole Miss Rebels in Oxford, Mississippi, Wednesday in three sets, ending Mizzou’s 20-game Southeastern Conference winning streak. The loss is the Tigers' first conference loss of the year, and drops them to 11-6 overall on the season. Missouri was ...
By Michael Natelli | Sept. 30, 2014
Kreklow hits milestones in strong week for Tigers.
By Will Jarvis | Sept. 30, 2014
Said Kreklow: “I look at the potential and how much better everybody as a group could be, and I’m pleased because I do think we’re getting better.”
By Will Jarvis | Sept. 28, 2014
Senior Sarah Meister recorded five service aces.
By Michael Natelli | Sept. 27, 2014
Conference opener? No problem. Playing on national television? No problem. Giving up an 7-2 lead? No problem. The Missouri Tigers found themselves with a comfortable five-point cushion early in the second set of Friday night’s match against Mississippi State, but quickly saw the Bulldogs climb back into the set ...
Sports Blog: Volleyball splits matches in Miami
Posted to Sports Blog by Will Jarvis on Sept. 21, 2014 at 2:46 a.m.
The Missouri volleyball team went 1-1 in the Miami Invitational in Coral Gables, Florida, Saturday, defeating the University of North Carolina–Greensboro in four sets, then falling to the University of Miami in four later that night. The Miami Invitational marked the last of Mizzou’s four pre-Southeastern Conference play ...
By Will Jarvis | Sept. 19, 2014
Senior Whitney Little holds eight Mizzou volleyball records, including blocking.
By Will Jarvis | Sept. 16, 2014
The Tigers have committed 233 errors through 12 matches.
By Michael Natelli | Sept. 14, 2014
Wilson named Tournament MVP, Kan also named to All-Tournament Team
Sports Blog: Volleyball beats Portland in four sets
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Sept. 13, 2014 at 1:23 a.m.
Coming into this week’s Idaho Nike Invitational, Missouri hadn’t been able to win back-to-back games. Two days later, they’ve won three straight. After a dominating matinee performance against Boise State, the Tigers were able to come out and keep the ball rolling against the Portland Pilots on ...
Sports Blog: Volleyball fends off Idaho in five sets
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Sept. 12, 2014 at 11:33 p.m.
In a game they were heavily favored in, the Missouri Tigers (5-4) found themselves with their hands full Thursday night as they took on the Idaho Vandals (2-6). And for the third straight game, the Tigers took things to the brink. After trading sets with the Vandals for the first ...
By Michael Natelli | Sept. 9, 2014
Weak starts have hindered the Tigers thus far.
By Michael Natelli | Sept. 9, 2014
With a squad of 10 underclassmen, the senior libero is taking a leadership role.
By Will Jarvis | Sept. 9, 2014
Twenty-three errors and sloppy passing plagued the Tigers.
By Michael Natelli | Sept. 7, 2014
The Tigers scored 11 straight in the final set.
By Will Jarvis | Sept. 6, 2014
The Tigers committed 26 errors and attacked at just .167
Sports Blog: Volleyball coins new slogan
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Sept. 5, 2014 at 10:07 p.m.
Found it. A Mizzou volleyball team that entered its first week of regular season play looking for a new identity has officially found it. Last year, the slogan was “Something To Prove.” This year, while the team still does have “something to prove,” they’re always willing to do “Whatever ...
By Will Jarvis | Sept. 5, 2014
Kan’s 25 kills and 19 digs set career high records.
By Michael Natelli | Sept. 5, 2014
Close only counts in horseshoes and handgrenades. The Mizzou volleyball team played its first game of the Tiger Invitational on Friday afternoon against the Lipscomb Bisons. The Tigers were looking to bounce back after suffering its first regular season loss since 2012 over the weekend at the North Texas Invitational ...
By Will Jarvis | Sept. 4, 2014
“One loss is ok,” senior Whitney Little said. “It’s going to happen.”
By Will Jarvis | Sept. 2, 2014
“There are big shoes to fill and that’s not something that will happen overnight, but it’s evolving as we go,” coach Wayne Kreklow said.
By Michael Natelli | Sept. 1, 2014
Offseason of change leaves volleyball squad looking for new identity.
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Aug. 31, 2014 at 10:41 a.m.
Most teams would be content with a 2-1 record in their opening tournament. For Missouri, it marked facing something they had not seen since 2012: a regular season loss. In the night cap, 15th-ranked Mizzou knocked off host University of North Texas in five sets, with sophomore Emily Thater setting ...
Sports Blog: MSVU No Match for Mizzou
Posted to Sports Blog by Will Jarvis on Aug. 29, 2014 at 10:00 p.m.
The Missouri Women’s Volleyball team had no trouble in their season opener against Mississippi Valley State in the North Texas Invitational on Friday afternoon, sweeping the Delta Devils 25-7, 25-11, 25-17. The Tigers hold the nation’s longest active regular season win streak at 35, and Friday’s win ...
By Michael Natelli | Aug. 29, 2014
Players return stateside with newfound confidence.
By Will Jarvis | Aug. 26, 2014
“I’m not a freshman anymore,” Kan said. “I’m not just going to come out of the blue.”
By Michael Natelli | Aug. 21, 2014
The defending Southeastern Conference champion Missouri volleyball squad took the court at Hearnes Center on Wednesday night for their 15th annual Black and Gold game, an intrasquad scrimmage meant to help the team prepare for the upcoming season. The game was concluded after two sets, with the Gold and Black ...
Sports Blog: The best of Mizzou volleyball’s Twitter takeover
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Aug. 19, 2014 at 11:29 a.m.
Since Aug. 11, the Mizzou volleyball team has been staging a social media takeover during its two-week training camp. Each day, a new player has taken over the account, answering questions that were submitted by fans. With Week 1 in the books, here are some of our favorites so far ...
By Danielle Lerner | Feb. 19, 2014
Little, Meister and Wilson take up the leadership mantle.
By Marek Makowski | Dec. 8, 2013
No. 19 Purdue stunned the resilient SEC champions in four sets.
By Danielle Lerner | Dec. 8, 2013
An undefeated season is no more.
By Danielle Lerner | Dec. 4, 2013
For seniors Kreklow and Henning, one last go at postseason glory.
Sports Blog: Kan, Kreklows win SEC awards
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Dec. 2, 2013 at 11:31 a.m.
Not even a day after being named the No. 4 seed in the NCAA tournament, Missouri (34-0, 18-0 SEC) made headlines again. Monday, the Southeastern Conference announced its postseason awards and the Tigers reaped the benefits. As voted by the conference’s 14 coaches, senior setter Molly Kreklow (1,392 ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Danielle Lerner on Dec. 2, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.
The Missouri women’s volleyball team (34-0, 18-0 SEC) was named the No. 4 overall seed for the 2013 NCAA tournament Sunday evening surrounded by a crowd of supporters and media. The Tigers were the highest-ranked Southeastern Conference team in the tournament’s overall rankings. The top three seeds, in ...
By Katherine Knott | Nov. 29, 2013
Missouri honored team’s two seniors Kreklow and Henning at final match.
By Marek Makowski | Nov. 26, 2013
The court is home for the senior setter over Thanksgiving Break.
Posted to Sports Blog by Danielle Lerner on Nov. 24, 2013 at 10:37 p.m.
Coming off the heels of clinching the school’s first Southeastern Conference title, the No. 4 Missouri volleyball team (33-0, 17-0 SEC) stayed undefeated with a sweep (25-15, 25-20, 25-16) of No. 16 Kentucky on Sunday. The Tigers’ diverse offense was the driving force of the match. Senior setter Molly ...
Sports Blog: No. 4 Mizzou volleyball wins first SEC title
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Nov. 23, 2013 at 7:49 p.m.
No. 4 Missouri (32-0, 16-0 SEC) swept Southeastern Conference bottom-dweller Mississippi State (11-18, 2-13 SEC) Friday night (25-19, 25-16, 25-17) to win the first SEC regular season championship in school history. The Tigers drew 7,879 fans to Hearnes Center, a new school record. Senior setter Molly Kreklow (39 assists ...
By Marek Makowski | Nov. 21, 2013
Matt Porter says actions speak louder than words. Just look and see.
Sports Blog: Tigers defeat Gamecocks, one win away from SEC title
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Nov. 17, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.
The undefeated Missouri volleyball team (31-0, 15-0 SEC) capped its four-game road trip with a sweep against South Carolina (12-16, 3-12 SEC) in the Gamecocks’ cramped gym Sunday afternoon (25-13, 25-12, 25-16). The victory brought the Tigers one match closer to being the first Missouri team to win a Southeastern ...
Sports Blog: No. 7 Mizzou volleyball sweeps No. 5 Florida
Posted to Sports Blog by Danielle Lerner on Nov. 15, 2013 at 11:02 p.m.
Freshman blocker Emily Thater knew Friday’s match at No. 5 Florida would be tough. “The more defensive-minded we are, the more that’s going to help us,” Thater said Tuesday. “Because there’s nothing more frustrating than playing a team who you can’t put a ball away on ...
By Marek Makowski | Nov. 15, 2013
Sure, she’s possibly the best setter in the country, but she’s not the best at everything.
By Danielle Lerner | Nov. 15, 2013
Blocking has been Missouri's forte in undefeated streak.
Posted to Sports Blog by Danielle Lerner on Nov. 11, 2013 at 3:14 p.m.
Junior blocker Whitney Little was named the Southeastern Conference defensive player of the week on Monday after putting up 17 total blocks in Missouri's weekend victories over Auburn and Alabama. The all-SEC Texas native put up seven blocks against Auburn on Friday. Of those, two were solo blocks, bringing ...
Sports Blog: No. 7 Tigers roll Tide, remain undefeated
Posted to Sports Blog by Danielle Lerner on Nov. 10, 2013 at 4:33 p.m.
The No. 7 Missouri women’s volleyball team pushed its nation-best record to 29-0 with a victory over Alabama (25-22, 24-26, 25-18) on Sunday. The Tigers battled through 11 first-set ties to triumph 25-22. Freshman blocker Emily Thater led Missouri with four kills and two blocks on perfect hitting. Senior ...
Sports Blog: No. 7 Tigers improve to 28-0
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Nov. 9, 2013 at 5:02 p.m.
Senior hitter Lisa Henning had a career day in leading No. 7 Missouri volleyball (28-0, 12-0) to a sweep against Auburn (15-9, 6-6) in Alabama on Friday night (25-17, 25-21, 25-2). The match was the teams’ second of the season — Missouri swept Auburn when they first met in Columbia on ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Nov. 7, 2013 at 1:40 p.m.
Only seven matches remain this season before the No. 7 Tigers (27-0, 11-0) will likely host the beginning rounds of the NCAA tournament. They begin a four-match road stretch, starting with Auburn (15-8, 6-5) and Alabama (18-6, 6-4) this weekend. Missouri swept Auburn (27-25, 25-11, 25-21) and beat Alabama in ...
By Marek Makowski | Nov. 5, 2013
Coach Wayne Kreklow eclipsed the half-century mark with the victory.
By Danielle Lerner | Nov. 2, 2013
Missouri pushes undefeated streak to 26 games.
Sports Blog: Volleyball Notebook: Records in danger
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Nov. 1, 2013 at 8:47 p.m.
Missouri (25-0, 9-0 SEC) will host two more Southeastern Conference opponents this weekend as the final month of the regular season begins. The No. 7 Tigers will play Ole Miss (11-10, 1-7 SEC) Friday night and host No. 19 Kentucky (15-5, 7-2 SEC) Sunday afternoon. As it has done all ...
By Marek Makowski | Nov. 1, 2013
After No. 7 Missouri’s 25-0 season-opening run, the story is still unfolding.
By Danielle Lerner | Oct. 30, 2013
Senior hitter Henning is 20 kills shy of program record.
Sports Blog: Undefeated Tigers ranked No. 7
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Oct. 28, 2013 at 5:32 p.m.
After being unranked one month ago, Missouri (25-0, 9-0 SEC) has once more scaled the American Volleyball Coaches Association top 25 poll. This time, the Tigers are one of two teams to break into the new top 10, sliding up from the No. 11 spot to No. 7 and tying ...
Sports Blog: Carly Kan named SEC player of the week
Posted to Sports Blog by Danielle Lerner on Oct. 28, 2013 at 12:21 p.m.
Freshman utility Carly Kan was named Southeastern Conference player of the week on Monday after helping the No. 11 Tigers extend their record to 25-0 over the weekend. This is Kan's second conference honor this season. She was dubbed SEC freshman of the Week on Oct. 14. This is ...
Sports Blog: Tigers push record to 25-0 with sweep of Texas A&M
Posted to Sports Blog by Danielle Lerner on Oct. 27, 2013 at 4:07 p.m.
Missouri women’s volleyball (25-0, 9-0 SEC) pushed its winning streak forward another game Sunday, beating Texas A&M (25-17, 29-27, 25-20) on the Aggies’ home court for the first time since 2010. The No. 11 Tigers opened the first set with a kill from senior hitter Lisa Henning and ...
Sports Blog: Mizzou volleyball rallies, improves to 24-0
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Oct. 26, 2013 at 12:25 a.m.
On Friday night, Missouri (24-0, 8-0 SEC) did something it's hasn't done all season: lose the first set. It was in Baton Rouge, La., and it was against Southeastern Conference opponent Louisiana State (13-6, 3-4 SEC) in a four-set battle that ended in another Missouri victory (17-25, 25-17 ...
By Marek Makowski | Oct. 22, 2013
Seniors Lisa Henning and Molly Kreklow have build the foundation on which undefeated No. 11 Missouri stands.
Posted to Sports Blog by Danielle Lerner on Oct. 21, 2013 at 6:44 p.m.
Senior setter Molly Kreklow was named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday following Missouri's victories over Georgia and No. 2 Florida. Kreklow was also SEC Player of the Week on Sept. 10 and was named to the all-SEC preseason team earlier this fall. She is second in ...
By Marek Makowski | Oct. 20, 2013
Winning streak extends to 23 with win over highest-ranked team in program history.
Sports Blog: Volleyball Notebook: Tests lie ahead
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Oct. 18, 2013 at 3:40 p.m.
No. 18 Missouri (21-0, 5-0) is preparing for its toughest matches so far as the Tigers will host Southeastern Conference rivals Georgia (14-4, 4-2) on Friday and No. 2 Florida (17-1, 6-0). Coach Wayne Kreklow is focusing on his team’s performance rather than emphasizing his opponents’ weaknesses. “We’ll ...
By Marek Makowski | Oct. 17, 2013
Behind the glamor and pressure of leading a nationally-recognized and undefeated volleyball team, Kreklow reminds herself that she’s still playing a game for fun — and it only makes her better.
By Danielle Lerner | Oct. 16, 2013
Rick McGuire “teaches focus” and is a class that 80 percent of MU student athletes take.
Sports Blog: MU volleyball bumped to No. 18 ranking
Posted to Sports Blog by Danielle Lerner on Oct. 14, 2013 at 5:11 p.m.
Following its win over Alabama on Sunday, the Missouri volleyball team jumped from No. 25 to No. 18 in the AVCA national rankings released Monday afternoon. Missouri (21-0, 5-0 SEC) has the best record in the nation and is one of only two undefeated teams in the country, the other ...
Sports Blog: Kan named SEC freshman of the week
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Oct. 14, 2013 at 3:21 p.m.
Freshman utility Carly Kan was named Southeastern Conference freshman of the week, the league office announced Monday. The distinction came after Kan had two career games last weekend. On Friday's nationally-televised match against Tennessee, Kan recorded her first career double-double, tallying 10 kills and 10 digs. The Hawaii native ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Danielle Lerner on Oct. 13, 2013 at 1:38 p.m.
The Missouri women’s volleyball team made history Friday night, beating Tennessee (27-25, 25-10, 25-16) on the road to go 20-0, the Tigers’ best start in program history. In a match that eerily mirrored the Oct. 4 contest with Auburn, the Tigers recovered from a narrow comeback in the first ...
By Marek Makowski | Oct. 13, 2013
Unbeaten streak extends to 21 games.
By Marek Makowski | Oct. 8, 2013
Missouri, 19-0, tied its best start to a season in school history.
Sports Blog: Henning named SEC player of the week
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Oct. 7, 2013 at 11:39 p.m.
Missouri senior hitter Lisa Henning was named Southeastern Conference player of the week by the league office Monday morning. The weekly accolade was Henning's first this season and Missouri's second (senior setter Molly Kreklow, Sept. 9). Henning was instrumental in the Tigers' pair of victories last week, a ...
By Danielle Lerner | Oct. 7, 2013
19-0 would match the best start in program history.
By Marek Makowski | Oct. 3, 2013
Missouri volleyball is undefeated with a national-best record of 17-0.
By Danielle Lerner | Oct. 2, 2013
Missouri still undefeated and two wins away from matching best start in school history.
By Marek Makowski | Sept. 27, 2013
A pair of freshmen — the shortest players on the team — are Missouri’s secret to success.
By Marek Makowski | Sept. 27, 2013
Missouri improved its record to 16-0 overall.
By Danielle Lerner | Sept. 25, 2013
Undefeated Tigers topple previous marks as team marches to its best start in 32 years.
By Marek Makowski | Sept. 22, 2013
Missouri’s defense and offense once more prove to be a potent combination.
By Danielle Lerner | Sept. 22, 2013
Volleyball team is off to its best start in 32 years.
By Marek Makowski | Sept. 20, 2013
The sweep gives Missouri the best record in the country and in Wayne Kreklow’s career.
By Danielle Lerner | Sept. 20, 2013
Missouri sweeps Samford to maintain perfect record.
By Marek Makowski | Sept. 20, 2013
The setter has lead the Missouri volleyball team to its best start in the last eight years, but she won’t take full credit for it.
By Marek Makowski | Sept. 18, 2013
The 11-0 team seeks to continue its undefeated streak at the Mizzou Classic behind a versatile offense.
Sports Blog: Unbeaten Tigers Fry Rice
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Sept. 13, 2013 at 9:39 p.m.
Missouri volleyball improved its record to 10-0 after sweeping Rice (25-15, 25-13, 25-15) in their first day of the Rice Invitational. The Tigers entered the game with hitting numbers that rivaled the best in the nation, and it didn't disappoint again on Friday. Behind a powerful defense and fluid ...
By Danielle Lerner | Sept. 11, 2013
The Tiger legend is responsible for Missouri’s 18th-ranked recruiting class and the nation’s best offense.
Sports Blog: Molly Kreklow named SEC player of the week
Posted to Sports Blog by Danielle Lerner on Sept. 10, 2013 at 2:37 p.m.
Senior setter Molly Kreklow was named Southeastern Conference player of the week on Monday after guiding the Tigers to a resounding four-game sweep of the Yale Invitational. This is Kreklow’s first weekly conference award since Missouri joined the SEC last year. She earned Big 12 Conference player of the ...
By Marek Makowski | Sept. 10, 2013
As the Tigers travel to Yale then Rice, Kreklow reflects on her journey from Minnesota to Missouri.
Sports Blog: Volleyball takes Yale Invitational, stays undefeated
Posted to Sports Blog by Danielle Lerner on Sept. 7, 2013 at 6:55 p.m.
Missouri volleyball clinched the Yale Invitational to remain undefeated with a (25-16, 25-18, 25-14) victory over Colgate on Saturday. The Tigers (8-0) defeated Seton Hall earlier in the day. Missouri came out strong in the opening set against Colgate, scoring eight unanswered points right off the bat, all on assists ...
Sports Blog: Tigers tame Bulldogs to remain undefeated
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Sept. 6, 2013 at 9:51 p.m.
Missouri volleyball improved its record to 6-0 on the season with a four-set victory against Yale (25-23, 15-25, 25-19, 25-20), which won the Ivy League in 2012, Friday night. The match was the Tigers' first in the Yale Invitational, and it marked their second victory on a seven-game road trip ...
Sports Blog: Tigers beat Fairfield to begin road trip
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Sept. 5, 2013 at 9:55 p.m.
The Missouri volleyball team (5-0) swept Fairfield (0-4) Thursday night (25-16, 25-11, 25-17), marking the Tigers' first road victory of the season. After a commanding sweep of the Tiger Invitational last weekend, the Tigers began their two-week, seven-match road trip with a commanding performance in Connecticut. Freshman hitter Carly Kan ...
By Marek Makowski | Sept. 3, 2013
After last year’s disappointing debut in the SEC, the team is back with a fresh slogan.
By Marek Makowski | Aug. 31, 2013
When the going got tough, the Tigers started swinging.
By Danielle Lerner | Aug. 31, 2013
Lisa Henning tallies 15 kills in third-straight win.
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Aug. 30, 2013 at 8:29 p.m.
Missouri (2-0) defeated Pittsburgh (1-1) in four sets (25-13, 23-25, 25-14, 25-13) in the nightcap of the Tiger Invitational. Seniors Lisa Henning (18 kills) and Molly Kreklow (51 assists) led the Tigers, while freshman Carly Kan added 15 kills. Missouri commanded the match from the beginning, sprinting to a 6-1 ...
By Marek Makowski | Aug. 30, 2013
Senior setter prepares for her last season of volleyball after a storied career.
By Marek Makowski | Aug. 30, 2013
Missouri goes 2-0 in first day of hosting season-opening tournament
By Danielle Lerner | Aug. 30, 2013
Tigers take down South Dakota in opener
Sports Blog: What to watch for: Tiger Invitational
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Aug. 29, 2013 at 4:43 p.m.
Missouri volleyball’s shot at redemption begins this weekend. After struggling to meet last season’s monumental expectations in the Southeastern Conference, the Tigers return to the court Friday to host their annual tournament, taking on South Dakota, Pittsburgh, Idaho State and Arkansas State. The Tigers have dominated the tournament ...
By Marek Makowski | Aug. 28, 2013
After a disappointing 2012 season, Missouri is poised to start strong Friday.
By Danielle Lerner | Aug. 22, 2013
Coach says senior leaders still getting used to new chemistry.
By Danielle Lerner | Aug. 21, 2013
Former Hawaii high school rivals team up for MU.
By Marek Makowski | Aug. 16, 2013
Program gives back to Columbia with community events throughout the year.
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Aug. 14, 2013 at 11:49 p.m.
Missouri volleyball will have two of its games broadcasted nationally this season, the Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday. Missouri’s second conference game of the season, on October 2 at Arkansas, will air on ESPNU while its October 11 game at Tennessee will be available on Fox Sports Midwest, Fox Sports ...
Sports Blog: Kreklow, Henning named preseason all-SEC first team
Posted to Sports Blog by Marek Makowski on Aug. 10, 2013 at 2:24 a.m.
Missouri seniors Lisa Henning and Molly Kreklow were named to the volleyball preseason all-Southeastern Conference team Friday morning, marking their second consecutive year as selections. “I’m excited, and to share a spot on the team with Molly means a lot to me as well,” Henning said in a subsequent ...
By Jacob Bogage | June 4, 2013
As construction continues at Faurot Field, Frank Haith signs another transfer and the volleyball team brings in a top-20 recruiting class.
By Jack Witthaus | Feb. 2, 2013
Justin Smith cold not attend because of Super Bowl XLVII.
Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Bogage on Nov. 26, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.
Providing a happier ending to Missouri volleyball’s inaugural season in the Southeastern Conference than the 19-12 record, three Missouri players were named to the all-SEC team on Monday. Junior outside hitter Lisa Henning was named first team and junior setter Molly Kreklow and sophomore blocker Whitney Little were second ...
By Connor Casey | Nov. 9, 2012
The Gators neutralized Whitney Little to -.222 hitting.
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Nov. 6, 2012 at 11:54 p.m.
Missouri volleyball delivered its second straight sweep after trouncing Arkansas State 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-17) on Tuesday night at the Hearnes Center Junior outside hitter Lisa Henning and sophomore middle blocker Whitney Little led the offensive charge with 25 combined kills. Little led the way with a .478 attack average ...
Sports Blog: Missouri ends road trip with 3-0 loss to Arkansas
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Oct. 28, 2012 at 6:31 p.m.
Missouri volleyball ended its four-game road trip with a loss on Sunday to Arkansas 3-0 (23-25, 13-25, 15-25). The defeat marked the first time since 2011 that the Tigers have lost consecutive matches along with being the first loss on a Sunday this season. Junior outside hitter Lisa Henning once ...
Sports Blog: Tigers swept by Bulldogs
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Oct. 24, 2012 at 9:36 p.m.
Missouri volleyball (15-7, 7-5 Southeastern Confernce) fell to the Georgia Bulldogs 3-0 (25-18, 25-23, 25-13) on Wednesday in Athens, Ga. in a nationally-televised game by ESPNU. Offensively the Tigers struggled to get out of the gate. Junior outside hitter Lisa Henning led the team with 15 kills and freshman outside ...
Sports Blog: Missouri tops Auburn in five-set victory
Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Bogage on Oct. 21, 2012 at 8:49 p.m.
Missouri volleyball took a wild five-set road match Sunday against Southeastern Conference foe Auburn (14-25, 25-16, 25-21, 19-25, 15-13). MU (15-6, 7-4 SEC) was led by junior hitter Lisa Henning, who posted a career-high 27 kills and 13 digs on .310 hitting. To her aid was junior setter Molly Kreklow ...
By Connor Casey | Oct. 16, 2012
Freshman Regan Peltier is stepping in after Taylor Simpson’s departure.
Sports Blog: Taylor Simpson leaves Missouri volleyball
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Oct. 14, 2012 at 12:43 p.m.
After 14 matches as a Tiger, sophomore outside hitter Taylor Simpson has left the Missouri volleyball program. According to a press release from the team given before Sunday’s game with Mississippi State, Simpson left due to personal reasons. She averaged 2.51 kills per game and had six kills ...
By Jacob Bogage | Oct. 14, 2012
Without key contributors, the Tigers were able to sweep the visiting Bulldogs.
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Oct. 7, 2012 at 11:22 p.m.
The Missouri volleyball team bounced back from a Friday loss by beating Alabama 3-1 (25-19, 22-25, 25-18, 25-16) on the road Sunday. The win came after falling to Tennessee 3-2 (12-25, 25-23, 25-27, 25-22, 11-15) in Knoxville, Tenn. The victory marks the third week in a row where the Tigers ...
Sports Blog: Missouri falls in five-set duel to Tennessee
Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Bogage on Oct. 6, 2012 at 10:39 a.m.
Missouri volleyball (12-5, 4-3 Southeastern Conference) failed to sweep the Tennessee Volunteers falling 3-2 in five sets (12-25, 25-23, 25-27, 25-22, 11-15) Friday evening in Knoxville, Tenn. The loss comes in the Tigers’ attempt to knock off the Vols, who just last week dropped out of the AVCA top 25 ...
Sports Blog: Little earns third weekly SEC honor
Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Bogage on Oct. 1, 2012 at 12:54 p.m.
After a dominant 10-block performance in a Sunday victory over Georgia, sophomore blocker Whitney Little has been named the Southeastern Conference co-defensive player of the week. Little tied the MU record for 10-block matches in a career (4) in the 3-0 sweep of the Bulldogs. The accolade is the third ...
By Connor Casey | Sept. 30, 2012
After Texas A&M loss, the Tigers rode strong defense to drop the Bulldogs in straight sets.
By Jacob Bogage | Sept. 29, 2012
Coach Wayne Kreklow said his team was "schooled" after committing 20 team errors.
Sports Blog: Little named SEC player of the week
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Sept. 24, 2012 at 1:29 p.m.
For the second time this season, sophomore middle blocker Whitney Little is being noticed on a national level. She was named the Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week on Monday. She was named co-defensive player on Sept. 10 and is the second Tiger to earn the offensive designation this ...
Sports Blog: Missouri bounces back with win over LSU
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Sept. 23, 2012 at 4:40 p.m.
Missouri volleyball avenged its Friday loss against Florida Friday night by taking apart LSU in a 3-1 victory (25-20, 25-23, 21-25, 25-22) on Sunday. The victory puts the Tigers (11-3, 3-1 SEC) second in the Southeastern Conference East division. The Missouri offense fired on all cylinders in the win. Sophomore ...
Sports Blog: Missouri falls to No. 13 Florida
Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Bogage on Sept. 22, 2012 at 11:13 a.m.
Missouri volleyball (10-3, 2-1) suffered its third loss of the season on Friday at the hands of No. 13 Florida in straight sets in Gainesville, Fla. The 3-0 defeat (25-22, 26-24, 25-17) gets the Tigers off to a sour start in their inaugural Southeastern Conference road trip. The Gators got ...
By Jacob Bogage | Sept. 16, 2012
The sweep gave Missouri its first 2-0 conference start since 2005.
By Connor Casey | Sept. 13, 2012
The Tigers overcame losses in the first two sets to top the Volunteers in the fifth.
Sports Blog: Little named SEC co-defensive player of the week
Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Bogage on Sept. 10, 2012 at 1:48 p.m.
After an impressive showing at the Morehead State Eagle Challenge over the weekend, Missouri volleyball’s sophomore blocker Whitney Little has been named the Southeastern Conference co-defensive player of the week. Little posted 12 blocks and 12 kills in a five-set loss to Morehead State on Friday. It was the ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Bogage on Sept. 9, 2012 at 3:47 p.m.
After a Saturday victory over Savannah State, the Missouri volleyball team claimed second place at the Eagle Challenge at Morehead State. Missouri finished the tournament with a record of 2-1 with wins over Valparaiso (25-17, 25-22, 25-18) and Savannah State (25-13, 26-6, 25-11) and its lone loss against host Morehead ...
By Jacob Bogage | Sept. 7, 2012
Freshman Regan Peltier celebrated success at her first ever collegiate start.
By Connor Casey | Sept. 7, 2012
Sitting at a 6-1 and 1 1/2 games behind undefeated South Carolina in the Southeastern Conference East division, Missouri has a chance to improve on its record this weekend in Morehead, Ky., at the Morehead State Eagle Challenge. Leading the Tigers will be junior outside hitter Lisa Henning, the ...
Sports Blog: Henning named SEC Offensive Player of the Week
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Sept. 4, 2012 at 5:53 p.m.
After an impressive display at the Lipscomb Invitational over the weekend, junior outsider hitter Lisa Henning was named Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday. She becomes the program’s first to win the award, following the school’s move to the conference. The Tigers have been on ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey and Jacob Bogage on Sept. 1, 2012 at 5:08 p.m.
After falling last week to Michigan in the Tiger Invitational finale, Missouri traveled to Nashville, Tenn., for the Lipscomb Invitational and never surrendered a single set en route to the tournament crown. With a 3-0 win over Appalachian State on Saturday secured the championship. MU started the tournament against Houston ...
By Connor Casey | Aug. 26, 2012
The Wolverines took control of the match early and buried the Tigers from there.
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Aug. 25, 2012 at 5:08 p.m.
Missouri volleyball continued its winning ways at the Tiger Invitational early Saturday afternoon against Nicholls State. The Tigers were victorious in three straight sets over the Colonels (25-17, 25-13, 25-17). Each set began in a similar manner with both teams being unable to gain a big lead, but MU was ...
By Jacob Bogage | Aug. 25, 2012
The Tigers start the season 2-0 with wins over North Florida and Virginia Tech on Friday.
Sports Blog: Meister to be in uniform for Virginia Tech match
Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Bogage on Aug. 24, 2012 at 5:28 p.m.
Sophomore defensive specialist Sarah Meister, who had been suspended indefinitely by the volleyball team after a driving while intoxicated arrest around 12:40 a.m. Aug. 18, will be on the sidelines with the Tigers for tonight’s second-round match with Virginia Tech in the Tiger Invitational, set for 7 ...
By Connor Casey | Aug. 24, 2012
Missouri will host No. 23 Michigan and three other squads in this weekend’s
By Jacob Bogage | Aug. 24, 2012
Three sophomores and former roommates vie for the starting defensive specialist job.
By Jacob Bogage | Aug. 24, 2012
According to an email from Public Information Officer Jill Schlude of the Columbia Police Department, Meister, 19, was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated, minor in possession of alcohol by consumption and a traffic violation at approximately
Sports Blog: Meister suspended indefinitely following DUI
Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Bogage on Aug. 23, 2012 at 2:27 a.m.
Sophomore defensive specialist Sarah Meister has been suspended indefinitely from the volleyball team following a driving under the influence arrest between Friday night and Saturday morning. Early Thursday morning, the team released a statement in response to an inquiry by The Maneater: “We are aware of the incident and are ...
By Connor Casey | Aug. 21, 2012
Taylor Simpson has found her home as Missouri enters season new neighborhood.
By Jacob Bogage | Aug. 17, 2012
Coach Wayne Kreklow said the annual scrimmage revealed his team's depth entering the season.
Sports Blog: Freshmen Tigers continue adjustments on move-in day
Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Bogage on Aug. 16, 2012 at 1:08 a.m.
As the hoards crammed parking lots, hauled suitcases and dabbed their eyes following farewells on general move-in day Wednesday, the freshmen of the Missouri volleyball squad popped out of bed and made their way to practice, already familiar with Columbia. The Tigers’ lone freshmen, hitter-blocker Regan Peltier and blocker Lydia ...
Sports Blog: Kreklow, Henning named preseason all-SEC
Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Bogage on Aug. 7, 2012 at 11:22 a.m.
Without even playing a match as members of the Southeastern Conference, the Missouri volleyball team has already made an impression. Junior setter Molly Kreklow and junior hitter Lisa Henning were named to the nine-player All-SEC Preseason Team on Tuesday, as voted on by league coaches. The Tigers were picked to ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Aug. 6, 2012 at 9:13 p.m.
The Missouri volleyball team was picked to finish fourth in the SEC East Division in the league’s annual preseason poll on Monday. Ranked atop the East with 12 votes was the Tennessee Volunteers, who were tabbed 14th nationally heading into the 2011 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament before being ...
Sports Blog: Volleyball adds Nebraska transfer Simpson
Posted to Sports Blog by Lindsey Davison on July 10, 2012 at 9:25 p.m.
Sophomore Taylor Simpson, an outside hitter on the No. 12 Nebraska volleyball squad this past season, announced her transfer to Missouri on Tuesday. Nebraska coach John Cook announced in January that Simpson decided to leave the Huskers' program. The team released her letter of intent for another program in January ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on June 14, 2012 at 1:15 a.m.
Marcus Denmon, a graduated senior guard of the Missouri men’s basketball team, and junior outside hitter Lisa Henning were honored by their hometown on Wednesday by being named the Kansas City Sports Commission Athletes of the Year. The annual designations go to top collegiate athletes hailing from Kansas City ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Lindsey Davison on Feb. 11, 2012 at 11:07 p.m.
The Columbia College volleyball program was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in December. Missouri volleyball coach Wayne Kreklow and volleyball director Susan Kreklow coached there before taking over the Tigers. Columbia College Cougar volleyball is the first volleyball program to be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Lindsey Davison on Jan. 5, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.
Two former Missouri volleyball players have signed contracts to play professional volleyball with teams in Europe. Former middle blocker Brittany Brimmage signed with Asko Linz Steg, a team from Linz, Austria, taking part in the Middle European Volleyball Zonal Association. Brimmage is fresh off of a four-year career with the ...
Sports Blog: MU volleyball season draws to a close
Posted to Sports Blog by Lindsey Davison on Dec. 2, 2011 at 9:39 p.m.
The Missouri volleyball team lost to No. 17 Florida 3-1 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night, ending its season with a 21-13 record. The team was the youngest in the tournament, holding 11 underclassman out of 14 players. The defeat featured a Tiger bright spot ...
By Lindsey Davison | Dec. 2, 2011
Missouri will be the youngest team in the NCAA tournament this year.
Sports Blog: Missouri volleyball reaches NCAA Tournament
Posted to Sports Blog by Lindsey Davison on Nov. 28, 2011 at 4:41 p.m.
The Missouri volleyball team has reached he NCAA Tournament for the tenth time in the past 12 seasons and for the second consecutive season. "This is a great accomplishment for this group, especially considering how young we are," head coach Wayne Kreklow said. "It was a very long season this ...
By Seth Boster | Nov. 10, 2011
Freshman hitter Whitney Little set the pace with eight kills.
By Lindsey Davison | Nov. 8, 2011
The win against Baylor held heavy importance for the Tigers.
Sports Blog: Henning wins second Big 12 Player of the Week award
Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on Nov. 7, 2011 at 3:55 p.m.
Missouri sophomore hitter Lisa Henning was named Big 12 Player of the Week on Monday, four weeks after she last won the same honor. The announcement comes after Henning powered her team last week in conference wins over Kansas and Baylor. She averaged 5.75 kills per set on .380 ...
By Seth Boster | Nov. 5, 2011
Lisa Henning put in another strong performance to help her coach earn his 400th win.
By Lindsey Davison | Nov. 1, 2011
The Tigers are coming off of a sweep against No. 21 Oklahoma on Saturday.
By Seth Boster | Oct. 30, 2011
The team said it gained confidence in the upset win after back-to-back losses.
By Lindsey Davison | Oct. 28, 2011
The Tigers are approaching the final stretch of their season with one feeling sweeping through the team: hunger. The Missouri volleyball team is gearing up for tomorrow’s annual "Can The Sooners" match against No. 21 Oklahoma with a 3-6 record in Big 12 Conference play. The Tigers suffered a ...
By Lindsey Davison | Oct. 25, 2011
Despite the losses on the road, the Tigers’ home victories are keeping them in the running for the NCAA Tournament.
By Seth Boster | Oct. 21, 2011
Henning and Armendariz have bumped, set and struck their way to a lasting friendship.
By Lindsey Davison | Oct. 16, 2011
The Tigers won two matches in a row for the first time in nearly a month.
Sports Blog: Tigers fall to Baylor
Posted to Sports Blog by Ryan Hood on Oct. 15, 2011 at 2:58 p.m.
The recent in-conference struggles for the MU women’s soccer team continued Friday night, as the Tigers were defeated 3-1 by the Baylor Bears in Waco, Texas. The Tigers dug themselves a deep hole early, surrendering a pair of goals in the first 10 minutes of action. Falling behind early ...
By Seth Boster | Oct. 14, 2011
Jade Hayes, once a highly-touted national recruit, is learning to fill a position on a team that she will one day have to lead.
By Lindsey Davison | Oct. 14, 2011
Nellie Dodd didn’t let a heart procedure keep her from supporting her favorite sport.
By Seth Boster | Oct. 13, 2011
Missouri almost repeated its late-set mistakes but rallied to earn its first win of the month.
Sports Blog: Volleyball falls to Baylor in third straight loss
Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on Oct. 8, 2011 at 8:36 p.m.
Missouri's sophomore duo once again had an impressive outing when the volleyball team faced Baylor on Saturday. But once again, setter Molly Kreklow and hitter Lisa Henning could not save their squad in a fifth set thriller. A three-game losing drought continued in Waco, Texas on Saturday where division ...
By Lindsey Davison | Oct. 7, 2011
The Missouri volleyball team is ready to come home after playing more than half of its matches on the road.
Posted to Sports Blog by Lindsey Davison on Oct. 6, 2011 at 11:37 a.m.
The Missouri Tigers volleyball team continued to struggled in conference play in Norman on Wednesday night, suffering a close loss to No. 22 Oklahoma. After falling behind two sets early in the match, the Tigers (14-6, 1-3 Big 12) launched a strong offensive streak in the third and fourth sets ...
By Lindsey Davison | Sept. 30, 2011
Slow practices led to slow play in the 3-2 loss to the Wildcats.
By Seth Boster | Sept. 29, 2011
Coach Wayne Kreklow was disappointed after his team dropped a 3-2 match to the Wildcats.
By Lindsey Davison | Sept. 27, 2011
The sophomore hitter’s growth throughout the season culminated in a dominating performance Saturday night.
Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on Sept. 25, 2011 at 7:50 p.m.
Midway through the fourth set of Missouri’s Big 12 home opener against Texas A&M on Saturday, Lisa Henning looked furious. She leaped and swung at a ball only to have it connect with the net. Error. Upon the blow of the referee’s whistle, Henning took that ball ...
By Seth Boster | Sept. 23, 2011
The young team has only two seniors to rely on in Big 12 play.
By Lindsey Davison | Sept. 21, 2011
Missouri dropped its first national television appearance since 2005 to No. 16 Iowa State.
Sports Blog: Tigers finish 2-1 at American Classic
Posted to Sports Blog by Lindsey Davison on Sept. 17, 2011 at 8:21 p.m.
The Missouri volleyball team almost didn’t bounce back after the loss on Friday evening in the American Volleyball Classic. The Tigers weren’t at their best early against Villanova on Saturday afternoon, but the defense rallied back after dropping the first set and Missouri went on to a 3-2 ...
Sports Blog: Tigers stumble in first match of American Classic
Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on Sept. 16, 2011 at 8:03 p.m.
The Missouri volleyball team made its final stop of its 13-match long road schedule in Washington D.C. for the American Classic on Friday. The Tigers held on to 11 wins heading into the weekend, standing above all programs with the most victories in the country. They now have company ...
By Lindsey Davison | Sept. 11, 2011
The volleyball team improved to 11-2 before conference play.
By Seth Boster | Sept. 10, 2011
The victories were the first time Missouri won without cleanly sweeping their opponent in three sets.
By Lindsey Davison | Sept. 9, 2011
She might be the smallest player on the team, but Priscilla Armendariz is making a big impact.
By Seth Boster | Sept. 4, 2011
Missouri didn’t drop a single set during the weekend's slate of games.
By Lindsey Davison | Sept. 4, 2011
Tigers are rolling through the tournament thanks to strong defensive play.
By Seth Boster | Sept. 2, 2011
As freshmen adapt to life on the road, Missouri preps for weekend tournament in Tennessee.
By Lindsey Davison | Aug. 30, 2011
Young Tigers led the way in a sweep of the Tiger Invitational.
By Seth Boster | Aug. 30, 2011
Volleyball coach Wayne Kreklow said his team showed resiliency in the season-opening tournament.
Sports Blog: Kreklow, Wilson earn weekly Big 12 volleyball honors
Posted to Sports Blog by Lindsey Davison on Aug. 29, 2011 at 10:06 p.m.
After earning MVP at the annual Tiger Invitational this past weekend and leading the Tigers to their fourth consecutive tournament title, sophomore setter Molly Kreklow was named the Big 12 Conference Player of the Week on August 29. Quarterbacking an average 12.42 assists per set average during the Tigers ...
By Lindsey Davison | Aug. 28, 2011
The youthful volleyball squad is undefeated heading into a road trip.
By Seth Boster | Aug. 27, 2011
Armed with a batch of cookies, the freshman led the team with 23 kills on Friday.
By Seth Boster | Aug. 26, 2011
On Friday, the Tigers will face Tulane and North Dakota State.
By Lindsey Davison | Aug. 23, 2011
Missouri boasts the youngest volleyball roster in the Big 12.
By Seth Boster | Aug. 20, 2011
Eleven underclassmen took to the court in the 3-0 Gold victory VolleyballBlackGold
By Zach Dischiano | Dec. 10, 2010
The Tigers will play in the Sweet 16 for only the second time in MU history.
By Zach Mink | Dec. 7, 2010
Missouri volleyball will face Duke on Friday.
By Zach Dischiano | Dec. 3, 2010
Missouri finished the regular season with a 20-10 overall record.
By Zach Dischiano | Nov. 16, 2010
Senior outside hitters Paola Ampudia and Julianna Klein led the way for the Tigers.
By Zach Dischiano | Nov. 12, 2010
The Tigers are now 10-6 in the Big 12 with four conference games remaining on the schedule.
By Zach Dischiano | Nov. 2, 2010
The Tigers improved to 7-6 in conference play with the victory.
By Zach Dischiano | Oct. 29, 2010
Freshman setter Molly Kreklow paced the Tigers with 42 assists and six blocks.
By Zach Dischiano | Oct. 22, 2010
The Tigers are on a two-game winning streak, with 10 left in the season.
By Zach Dischiano | Oct. 19, 2010
The Tigers continue conference play against Nebraska on the road Saturday.
By John Montesantos and Zach Mink | Oct. 15, 2010
Soccer After going 1-1 on the road against Colorado and Nebraska, the Tigers return home to continue conference play against Texas on Friday. The Tigers (5-6-2, 3-2-0) outlasted the Buffaloes 1-0 Oct. 8. Sophomore defender Jessica Greer scored the game-winning goal in the second half for the Tigers. Missouri couldn ...
Sports Blog: Missouri volleyball holds off Texas A&M
Posted to Sports Blog by Zach Dischiano on Oct. 14, 2010 at 1:35 a.m.
The Missouri volleyball team snapped a two game losing streak Wednesday night with a 3-2 victory over Texas A&M. Senior outside hitter Paola Ampudia and junior middle blocker Brittney Brimmage tied for the most kills on the team with 16. Freshman setter Molly Kreklow anchored the offense with 55 ...
By Zach Dischiano | Oct. 8, 2010
The Missouri volleyball team was swept for the first time this season against No. 3 Nebraska on Wednesday night. Senior outside hitter Paola Ampudia was the lone bright spot in the Missouri offense, with 14 kills on a .216 clip. Senior outside hitter Julianna Klein followed Ampudia with six kills ...
By Zach Dischiano | Oct. 5, 2010
The team improved to 3-3 in conference play and will continue the season against Nebraska Wednesday.
By Zach Dischiano | Oct. 1, 2010
The Tigers look to rebound with a match against Colorado on Saturday.
By Zach Mink | Sept. 24, 2010
An overview of Missouri sports
By Zach Dischiano | Sept. 24, 2010
The Tigers fell to 1-2 in conference play with the loss.
By Zach Dischiano | Sept. 22, 2010
The Tigers are 0-1 in conference play and 9-3 overall on the season.
By Zach Dischiano | Sept. 21, 2010
The Tigers were dealt their third loss of the season in the match.
By Zach Dischiano | Sept. 17, 2010
Coach Wayne Kreklow earned his 100th victory with Missouri in the win.
By Zach Mink | Sept. 14, 2010
Basketball The Missouri Tigers basketball team announced the 2010-11 schedule Monday. The Tigers have put together a challenging year, facing the powerhouse Georgetown Hoyas as well as the rising Illinois Fighting Illini. The games will be played in Kansas City and St. Louis, respectively. Another notable scheduling is the 2010 ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Zach Dischiano on Sept. 12, 2010 at 2:46 p.m.
After winning its first seven games of the season, the Missouri volleyball team eventually slowed down at its tournament this weekend in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The ladies picked up their first two losses of the season at the tournament, but still hold a strong overall record at 8-2. Three tournaments ...
By Zach Mink | Sept. 10, 2010
Football Tiger defensive end Aldon Smith had a career game against the Fighting Illini on Saturday, leading the defense with 10 tackles and two sacks. The sophomore was rewarded Tuesday when he was named Big 12 co-Defensive Player of the Week along with Keenan Robinson of Texas. Smith has had ...
By Zach Dischiano | Sept. 3, 2010
The freshman has racked up numerous awards despite her young career.
Sports Blog: Missouri volleyball defeats Eastern Washington
Posted to Sports Blog by Andy Tabor on Sept. 3, 2010 at 12:00 a.m.
The Missouri volleyball team started off strong in the Pepperdine Asics Invitational, sweeping Eastern Washington Friday night. The team has played well thus far, not dropping a set in any match. Freshman Molly Kreklow has played like a seasoned veteran despite her young career, dishing out 30 plus assists in ...
By Zach Dischiano | Aug. 31, 2010
The two freshmen led the Tigers to a 3-0 record on the weekend.
By Andy Tabor | Aug. 31, 2010
The Tigers will play in the Pepperdine Asics Invitational next week.
By Andy Tabor | Aug. 28, 2010
The Tigers will continue the Tiger Invitational with two games on Saturday.
By Zach Mink | Aug. 27, 2010
Sports Shorts Soccer The Tigers dropped the season opener to the Maryland Terrapins 3-2, despite freshman Dominique Richardson’s first career goal. Missouri looks to get back on track at the Carolina Nike Classic in Chapel Hill, N.C. this weekend. The Tigers will square off against the No. 25 ...
By Andy Tabor | Aug. 24, 2010
The Tigers' returning leaders and impressive recruitment class have raised expectations for the upcoming season.
By Zach Dischiano | Aug. 24, 2010
The Tigers will open their season at the Tiger Invitational on Friday.
Sports Blog: Two Tiger volleyball players earn preseason honors
Posted to Sports Blog by Zach Dischiano on Aug. 12, 2010 at 9:49 p.m.
The Missouri volleyball team had two of its players recognized Thursday, earning preseason Big 12 honors. Senior outside hitter Paola Ampudia was chosen as a member of the preseason All-Big 12 team, and incoming freshman setter Molly Kreklow was voted Big 12 Preseason Freshman of the Year. Ampudia led the ...