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 ...