MO State HS Sports

Black Sweeps Gold, 3-0, in Annual Preseason Match

Kaylee Cox and Anna Dixon go up for a block at the Black and Gold match

COLUMBIA, Mo. — In Mizzou Volleyball’s annual Black & Gold Scrimmage, Black claimed a 25-15, 25-22, 25-23, sweep behind a .293 attack.

Junior Anna Dixon led the Black team with 14 kills while hitting .286. Dixon added five blocks and eight digs to cap off a stellar night. Freshman middle blocker Kayla Burbage added 11 kills for to hit .316 in her debut. Fellow freshman outside hitter Kaylee Cox chipped in nine kills and racked up 10 digs for the Black team. Senior Anna D’Cruz floored five kills and led all players in the match with six total blocks.

Freshman and St. Louis native Addison Lyon dished out 37 assists to engineer the dominant Black attack. She also served her squad to a pivotal 9-0 run in the second set.

Team Gold was led by graduate Brynn Carlson with a match-high 16 kills. Newcomer Skylar Buckley racked up a match-best 11 digs for the Gold team.

The Tigers open the regular season next Friday, Aug. 27, in the Mizzou Invitational. Mizzou faces Saint Louis at 12:30 p.m. before battling UMKC at 7:30 p.m.

This article is provided by University of Missouri Athletics