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Mizzou tops LSU 3-0

941 days ago
Missouri Athletics

COLUMBIA, Mo.-- Mizzou Volleyball (17-3, 8-0 SEC) returned to its sweeping ways on Wednesday evening, defeating LSU, 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-19). The Tigers' convincing victory pushed their winning streak to 12 consecutive matches.

Mizzou displayed stellar defense all night long, as it matched its season high with 15.0 total blocks. The Tigers' strong play at the net also led to 27 LSU attack errors (.000 hitting). Sophomore Alyssa Munlyn (Suwanee, Ga.) paced Mizzou in individual blocking, as her nine total blocks set a new season high.

Munlyn was one of five Tigers to record multiple total blocks Wednesday night. Redshirt junior Kira Larson (Fargo, N.D.) also shined defensively, tallying five total blocks

Offensively, senior Carly Kan (Honolulu) recorded a team high 12 kills on .346 hitting. Kan has now tallied double-digit kills 13 times this year, including six occurrences in Southeastern Conference action. The Tiger outside hitter surpassed 1,500 career kills following her standout match against LSU. Kan's 1,510 career kills ranks 4th-most in Mizzou Volleyball history.

Senior Emily Thater (Springfield, Mo.) produced four total blocks, giving her 381 career total blocks in Tiger black and gold. She now ranks 5th in all-time total blocks in program history.

TOP TIGERS

• Kan: 12 kills on .346 hitting, 1,500th career kill

• Munlyn: 7 kills on .455 hitting, season high 9 total blocks

UP NEXT

Mizzou closes its two-match homestand on Sunday, Oct. 23, against Kentucky. First serve at the Hearnes Center is scheduled for 1 p.m. (CT). The Tigers and Wildcats will compete live on SEC Network.