The unranked Tigers defeated No. 25 Alabama in their first match of the season against a ranked opponent.
Despite a late push by the Crimson Tide in the third set, the Tigers finished strong to start 1-0 in SEC play.
That first game kind of reminded me of two fighters in the ring,” coach Wayne Kreklow said. His team made much easier work of the next two sets.
After almost a month of playing solely road games, the Tigers returned to Hearnes Center for three games at the Mizzou Invitational.
The Tigers did not disappoint as they defeated Corpus Christi and Ohio throughout Friday at Hearnes Center.
The Tigers will host Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Ohio and Drake this weekend at Hearnes Center.
The Tigers swept Princeton and pulled off a five-set win over Towson, but fell to Ohio State in the final game of the Invitational.
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Puerto Rican natives Dariana Hollingsworth and Andrea Fuentes helped the Tigers win three straight sets after dropping the first.
Kylie Deberg starred for the Tigers in a match that stretched all the way to extra points in the decisive set, which Missouri won 16-14.
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