Wayne Kreklow will lose a star in Alyssa Munlyn in his 20th season atop the program, but a 24-8 year was a promising omen for the returning cast.
The Cornhuskers revealed Missouri’s lack of experience on the big stage, but the young Tigers have a lot to look forward to in the coming years.
The Tigers hit over at least .375 in every set for one of their best offensive outings of the season in a sweep.
NCAA Tournament Preview: With heavyweight Nebraska looming, MU volleyball keeps eyes on first-round Arizona clash
The Tigers head into their 15th NCAA Tournament following back-to-back Sweet Sixteen appearances.
MU volleyball will head to Lincoln, Nebraska, with four All-SEC players for the NCAA Tournament.
The Tigers did it the hard way, but ended the regular season with a win.
The Tigers held their own in the first two sets, but ultimately fell to the Wildcats on senior day.
The fourth set proved to be the difference maker between the two nationally-ranked teams, as the Tigers ended up with a negative hitting percentage in the set.
The Tigers struggled on offense, hitting just .121 in four sets.
While the Bulldogs performed were statistically better, the Tigers continued their home win streak.
With assistant coaches Molly and Joshua Taylor on board for their second season, the coaching staff has fostered a successful team environment.
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.