Sweep was the word of the day at the Husker Invite on Friday with Missouri State winning twice in straight sets and Nebraska posting victories in three and four sets.
Missouri State senior libero Emily Butters, a 2017 VolleyMob All-American and the reigning Missouri Valley Conference Libero of the Year, talks stepping up, two-a-days and high expectations.
Piper Thomas earned a spot on the MVC Preseason All-Conference Team as her Northern Iowa Panthers are the league’s predicted favorite.
A March 22 home date with Ottawa University highlights the inaugural schedule of Missouri State’s beach volleyball team, and the Bears will play a total 17 matches with a 15-player roster during their first season, head coach Terri Del Conte announced Friday.
Brooke Kranda and Alyssa Garvelink turned in 12 kills apiece for Michigan State, while Marysa Wilkinson and Jaali Winters notched double-digit efforts for Creighton as both advanced to the NCAA Second Round in Omaha.
Piper Thomas (pictured) or Northern Iowa posted 28 kills and 10 blocks as the Panthers move on to face #25 Missouri State in the MVC Tournament finals tomorrow.
(RV) Missouri State earned at least a share of their second consecutive regular season conference title with a sweep of #25 Northern Iowa Saturday afternoon in Hammons Student Center in Springfield, Missouri.
(RV) Missouri State completed their second-straight undefeated October with a four-set victory over Valparaiso.
Missouri State made just five hitting errors in the match and got double-digit kill efforts from senior middle blocker Lynsey Wright and sophmore outside Aubrey Cheffey in a sweep of Indiana State on Saturday.
(RV) Missouri State followed up their five-set thriller Friday night against Bradley with a four-set victory over Illinois State to stay perfect in the MVC.