MO State HS Sports

Alabama Rides a Late Rally in the Fifth to a 3-2 win over the Tigers

Trista Strasser

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou volleyball (3-15, 0-5 SEC) fell 20-25, 25-21, 25-17, 21-25,15-13 to LSU (9-9, 1-5 SEC) on Wednesday night in Hearnes Center.

The Tigers started the first set off strong by going on an eight-point lead. Mizzou did not let up in the first set. Alabama rallied to come back in win the following two sets. The Tigers were able to win eight of the last 10 points in the fourth set to send it to a fifth set. The Crimson Tide was able to pull it off in the fifth set by winning the last four points in the match. 

Junior Anna Dixon paced the Tigers with 24 kills. While Freshman Kayla Burbage was able to produce a total of 10 kills for the Tigers. 

For Alabama, 18 kills came from Kennedy Muckelroy and 12 from Kendly Reaugh.  

Top Tigers

Anna Dixon: 24 kills, 7 digs, 4 blocks

Kaylee Cox: 5 kills, 22 digs, 4 blocks 

Kayla Burbage: 10 kills, 2 blocks

Trista Strasser: 7 kills, 9 blocks, 

#MIZ Takeaways

  • Freshman Kaylee Cox had career-high 22 digs. While also tying her career-high block at 4. 
  • Junior Anna Dixon was able to put up a season-high of 24 blocks for the Tigers. Freshman Kayla Burbage was able to produce 10 kills for the Tigers. 
  • At the net freshman, Trista Strasser had a career-high of nine-block. Cox was also able to send away four of Alabama’s attacks. 
  • Red-Shirt Freshman Skylar Buckley produced a career-high of 24 assists. Freshman Addison Lyon dished out a total of 20 assists for the Tigers. 


This weekend, the Tigers are on the road as they play Auburn in a two-match series on October 16 and 17. 


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