Missouri volleyball team opens tournament with two wins

Friday, September 11, 2009 | 8:26 p.m. CDT; updated 1:33 a.m. CDT, Saturday, September 12, 2009

The Missouri volleyball team won its second match at the Michigan Challenge, dropping Morehead State 25-15, 23-25, 25-19, 25-8 on Friday at Cliff Keen Arena in Ann Arbor, Mich. Junior outside hitter Julianna Klein led the Tigers (6-2) with 16 kills and 10 digs, both season-high marks. Klein also hit a season-best .324 in the match.

In the first match of the tournament earlier Friday, Missouri swept VCU 25-14, 25-17, 25- 23. Junior outside hitter Paola Ampudia paced the Tigers by hitting a team-best .500 in the match while posting 11 kills and four blocks, all career-highs.


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Missouri will continue tournament at 1:30 p.m. Saturday against Fairfield.


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