COLUMBIA – For the sixth time in seven seasons, the Missouri volleyball team claimed the Tiger Invitational Championship after defeating both Idaho State and Arkansas State in straight sets Saturday afternoon at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers dropped just one set in the whole tournament, pushing their all-time mark in Tiger Invite play to 35-3.
Missouri senior setter Molly Kreklow was named Tournament Most Valuable Player for the third time in her career. Classmate Lisa Henning was named to the All-Tournament team for the second consecutive season. Freshman Carly Kan and junior All-SEC middle Whitney Little were also named to the All-Tournament team.
Missouri plays four matches in New England next week, beginning Thursday with a match at Fairfield, the Tigers first road match of the season.