The Maneater

Apr. 25, 2019

Brooklyn band The Wiyos make the kind of music that make you ask yourself, "Wiyo why haven't I heard of this band?"

Sophomore outside hitter Julianna Klein, center, reacts after a kill during the Black and Gold match Friday at the Hearnes Center. Klein hopes to have a big impact on the Tigers' offense this year after missing most of last year with a torn ACL.

Missouri College Republicans Chairman Jeremy Hagen, right, helps enter junior Scott Smithson into a database containing volunteer information on Monday near Speakers Circle. Hagen oversees student volunteer efforts through all of Missouri and assists with door-to-door political canvassing.

Hundreds of soon-to-be sorority members gather Saturday morning in front of Jesse Hall prior to Bid Day. Bid Day is the final day of formal recruitment week, which is designed to match recruits with the sorority that best fits their personality and qualities.

Freshman Lexie Hays hugs her new sorority sisters after learning she has been accepted into the Delta Gamma sorority Saturday morning on Bid Day.

Freshmen women wait in excitement with their sorority bids behind their backs at Bid Day on Francis Quadrangle on Saturday. Abiding by tradition in a show of unity, the entire group of women on the Quad revealed their invitations together by opening them at the same time.

Freshmen Emily Allen and Molly Boland react ecstatically after discovering their sorority placements together during Bid Day on Saturday morning on Francis Quadrangle.

Pi Beta Phi sorority members Megan Munson and Lauren Hunt cheer before the mass revealing of sorority bids Saturday morning on Francis Quadrangle. More than 1,300 women vying for spots in Greek organizations participated in Bid Day, the culmination of formal recruitment week.

Junior midfielder Meghan Pfeiffer battles for the ball over Illinois senior defender Charlotte Cooke during Friday's game at Walton Stadium. The Tigers mustered only one goal in their 2-1 overtime loss to the Illini.

Marching Mizzou and the Golden Girls perform for freshmen following Tiger Walk on Sunday on Francis Quadrangle. The brief concert was designed to showcase the groups' pageantry and familiarize new students with MU's fight song, alma mater and other popular campus tunes.

OMG, the new Jonas Brothers album is like, totally good.

Freshman wide receiver Jerrell Jackson moves the ball around freshman defensive back Trey Hobson during a scrimmage at the Daniel Devine Pavilion on Thursday. At MU, Jackson has transformed from a barely known recruit to a formidable receiver expected to see playing time this year.

Augustana frontman Dan Layus performs at this year's Fall Welcome concert Saturday on Hitt Street in front of Memorial Union. The concert was co-sponsored by the Missouri Students Association/Graduate Professionals Council College Music Committee and the Panhellenic Council.

Freshman quarterback Blaine Gabbert participates in drills during a scrimmage at the Daniel Devine Pavilion on Thursday. Gabbert, a five-star recruit out of high school, is making the adjustment from full-time starter to backup.

Junior goalkeeper Tasha Dittamore saves a shot and collides with Illinois senior forward Jessica Levitt in the second half of Saturday's game at Walton Stadium. Dittamore faced nine shots on goal, saving seven, in the Tigers' 2-1 overtime loss to the Illini.

Senior forward Ashley Hamblin streaks past Illinois senior defender Jessica Levitt during Saturday's game at Walton Stadium. The Tigers lost their season opener 2-1 in overtime.

Sophomore middle blocker Weiwen Wang attempts a point over the hands of freshman middle blocker Allison Johnson during Friday's Black and Gold scrimmage at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers come into the season predicted to finish fifth in the Big 12 Conference and are looking to make their ninth straight appearance in the NCAA Volleyball Tournament.

Freshman defensive setter Priscilla Armendariz celebrates after a point during Friday's Black and Gold scrimmage at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers begin regular season play Aug. 29 at Tulane.

Junior defensive setter Lauren Nuckolls rises for a kill during Friday's Black and Gold scrimmage at the Hearnes Center. The volleyball team this year is especially young, with no seniors on the roster.

Clyde Hyler Jr.