Kreklow, Team USA Open Pan Am Games with Win

MUTIGERS.COM <i>Molly Kreklow had five points in the opening match.</i>
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Molly Kreklow had five points in the opening match.
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June 11, 2014

MEXICO CITY - After being named to the USA Volleyball National Team for the NORCECA World Qualifier earlier this summer, former Mizzou All-American setter Molly Kreklow (Delano, Minn.) will continue action with Team USA in the Women's Pan American Cup. Kreklow joins former Cal Bear Carli Lloyd as the only two setters on the team.

Kreklow and team USA opened action on Wednesday (June 11) against Colombia and earned a 25-19, 25-19, 30-28 win over the South American power. Kreklow pitched in five points in the match, earning three blocks and a pair of aces. It was the first of four matches in Pool play with the top teams from each pool advancing to the playoffs, which begin June 17. Below is a schedule.

Pool B at Hidalgo, Mexico
June 11: United States def. Colombia 25-19, 25-19, 30-28
June 11: Argentina vs. Puerto Rico, 5 p.m. PT
June 12: Puerto Rico vs. Costa Rica, 3 p.m. PT
June 12: United States vs. Argentina, 5 p.m. PT
June 13: United States vs. Puerto Rico, 3 p.m. PT
June 13: Costa Rica vs. Colombia, 5 p.m. PT
June 14: Colombia vs. Argentina, 3 p.m. PT
June 14: United States vs. Costa Rica, 5 p.m. PT
June 15: Puerto Rico vs. Colombia, 3 p.m. PT
June 15: Argentina vs. Costa Rica, 5 p.m. PT

Playoffs
June 17: 4B vs. 5A, Classification 7-10, 3 .m. PT (at Hidalgo, Mexico)
June 17: 4A vs. 5B, Classification 7-10, 5 p.m. PT (at Hidalgo, Mexico)
June 17: 2A vs. 3B, Quarterfinals, 4 p.m. PT (at Mexico City, Mexico)
June 17: 2B vs. 3A, Quarterfinals, 6 p.m. PT (at Mexico City, Mexico)
June 18: Match 32 Loser vs. Match 33 Loser, 9th Place Match, 4 p.m. PT (at Hidalgo, Mexico)
June 18: Match 32 Winner vs Match 33 Winner, 7th Place Match, 6 p.m. PT (at Hidalgo, Mexico)
June 18: 1A vs. Quarterfinal Winner Match 34/35, Semifinals, 4 p.m. PT (at Mexico City, Mexico)
June 18: 1B vs. Quarterfinal Winner Match 34/35, Semifinals, 6 p.m. PT (at Mexico City, Mexico)
June 19: Match 34 Loser vs. Match 35 Loser, 5th Place Match, 2 p.m. PT (at Mexico City, Mexico)
June 19: Semifinal Losers, Bronze Medal Match, 4 p.m. PT (at Mexico City, Mexico)
June 19: Semifinal Winners, Gold Medal Match, 6 p.m. PT (at Mexico City, Mexico)

 

 

Team USA has won the last two Pan American Games. Stay tuned to MUTigers.com and follow @MizzouVB for more updates on Kreklow's journey through the Pan American Games.
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