Missouri volleyball team completes nonconference play with a victory

Saturday, September 17, 2011 | 10:14 p.m. CDT

The Missouri volleyball team defeated American University on Saturday evening in Washington, D.C. The Tigers dropped a hard-fought first set but rallied to win 26-28, 25-18, 25-20, 25-18.

The Tigers improved to 13-3 on the season and finished 2-1 in this weekend's American Classic.

Lisa Henning was named to the all-tournament team along with Brittney Brimmage. Henning led the Tigers offensively with 19 kills. Freshman Whitney Little had a career-best 11 kills.

The Tigers' back row recorded 75 digs. Senior Priscilla Armendariz led with 16 digs, and four other Tigers posted double-digit digs.

Missouri will start Big 12 Conference play with a road contest against Iowa State.

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