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Mizzou women's basketball avoids scare in exhibition
Posted on 1 November 2018 at 10:48pm
Columbia, MO-- The Mizzou women's basketball team got a little bit of a scare from Washburn in an exhibition game. The Tigers entered the halftime only up one against the Division II team.
However, Mizzou pulled away in the second half outscoring Washburn 46-30.
Columbia College Women's volleyball extends win streak over Stephens College
Posted on 31 October 2018 at 9:50pm
COLUMBIA- The Columbia College Women's volleyball team have had an excellent season thus far, and is only getting better. The Cougars now have a 5-match win streak in a Halloween victory against their Columbia neighbors, the Stars of Stephens College. Columbia College won all three sets with scores of 25-9,25-9, and 25-20.
Leading the Cougars was freshman Sidney Branson, who had her season-high 12 of the teams' 42 kills. Along with this, freshman Selina Merfol chipped in with 23 assists to help Columbia College stay on top of Stephens College. The Stars tied the third set up at 14, but the Cougars played together as a team, which was a key point in being able to close the match as they sweep.
Missouri wrestling team chosen to win seventh Mid-American Conference Championship
Posted on 31 October 2018 at 6:09pm
COLUMBIA - On Wednesday, the Mid-American Conference (MAC) office selected the Missouri wrestling team to capture its seventh straight Mid-American Conference Championship.
In the preseason standings, Missouri collected 27.0 points. The Tigers had six wrestlers picked first in their respective weight classes. Atop all of that, Missouri has won the last six MAC Championships and seven straight titles, including the Big 12 Championship, in the school’s final year of competition in 2012.
Missouri Tiger football team heads south to face No. 13 Florida
Posted on 31 October 2018 at 5:20pm
COLUMBIA - After a heartbreaking loss to No. 9 Kentucky last Saturday, 15-14, the 4-4 Missouri Tigers will look for revenge this upcoming Saturday. The Tigers will travel to the "Swamp" to clash with the No. 13 Florida Gators, who are coming off a difficult loss to No. 6 Georgia, 36-17.
Missouri has yet to find a win this year in conference play, while Florida has already collected four conference wins. This will be the Tigers fifth SEC opponent of the season and with the season winding down, Missouri only has three more conference games on the schedule after the trip to Florida.
Missouri Women's Basketball garners national attention
Posted on 30 October 2018 at 10:16pm
COLUMBIA - The SEC Preseason Coaches Poll picked Missouri to finish fifth in the conference, as announced by the League Office on Tuesday.
The Tigers are expected finish behind Mississippi State, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee, respectively. Last year, Missouri made it to its third consecutive NCAA Tournament, but lost in the first round to Florida Gulf Coast. However, Mississippi State finished the 2017-2018 campaign as the national runner up and South Carolina made it to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Tournament.
Fuentes earns Co-Freshman of the Week honors
Posted on 29 October 2018 at 10:34pm
COLUMBIA - Missouri volleyball's Andrea Fuentes was named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week Monday.
This is Fuentes' second straight freshman of the week honor. She has earned three weekly awards overall, including SEC Setter of the Week on October 8th.
Mizzou women dominate in exhibition opener
Posted on 29 October 2018 at 10:01pm
COLUMBIA - The Missouri women's basketball team opened their season with an exhibition victory over Missouri Western, 70-48.
Senior Sophie Cunningham led the Tigers in scoring with 15 points. She added seven rebounds, two assists, two steals, and two blocks.
Mizzou swimming and diving coach placed on leave for "team management issues"
Posted on 29 October 2018 at 4:58pm
COLUMBIA - Mizzou's swimming and diving coach has been put on administrative leave, according to a statement released Monday by Mizzou Athletics.
It said Greg Rhodenbaugh is facing allegations related to "team management issues."
A disappointing season ends in disappointing fashion for Mizzou soccer
Posted on 28 October 2018 at 10:53pm
Orange Beach, AL - After a season of competitive games, but heartbreaking losses, the Missouri soccer team finished its season Sunday in fitting fashion. Mizzou fell to LSU in the first round of the SEC tournament 3-2 in double overtime after a penalty kick golden goal in the 104th minute sent LSU through to the second round.
Freshman forward Julissa Cisneros was fantastic for Missouri. She netted two goals, the second of which coming on an 85th minute penalty kick that sent the match into overtime. She displayed why she was named to the SEC’s All-Freshman Team and why Mizzou fans should be excited about the future. Cisneros’ two goals gave her five for the season, the most by a Tiger this season.
Missouri volleyball survives home test from Texas A&M
Posted on 28 October 2018 at 10:45pm
Columbia - The 24th ranked Mizzou volleyball team (20-4, 10-2 SEC) completed an undefeated month of October with a five set (23-25, 25-15, 25-22, 22-25, 15-8) home win over Texas A&M. The Tigers have now won eight straight matches, and haven’t lost since September 30th.
The victory was 14 year head coach Wayne Kreklow’s 300th during his time at Mizzou. He now has a 300-144 record as the head man for Mizzou volleyball.