The two Tiger teams were fairly even in the first two sets, but Missouri eventually wore down its opponent.
The Tigers tallied more kills, blocks, assists and digs than the Gamecocks but threw away a late lead in the decisive set.
When last year’s SEC All-Freshman team player went down with a season ending injury, Omazic was thrust into the lineup and hasn’t looked back since.
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Although Columbia’s Tigers swept Baton Rouge’s Tigers, the team struggled to win the first two sets while committing 17 errors.
Munlyn is known for being one of the best blockers in the country, but her intelligent work on offense could prove just as valuable for the Tigers.
The Tigers (18-4) rallied from down 5-0, 10-7 and 14-13 to hand the No. 11 Gators their first SEC loss of the season.
Facing No. 11 Florida on Sunday, the Tigers were given an opportunity to find a way to bounce back from dropping a set.
In the battle of the Tigers, Missouri limited Auburn to a .127 hitting percentage.
Coming off four consecutive sweeps, the Tigers will face Auburn at home and then Florida on the road.