No. 7 Volleyball Continues to Garner National Attention

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<i>Lisa Henning and the Tigers have rolled into the national spotlight</i>

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Lisa Henning and the Tigers have rolled into the national spotlight
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Oct. 31, 2013

There is little doubt that the 2013 Mizzou volleyball season has been one of the most historic campaigns in program history. The Tigers, a national-best 25-0 and 9-0 in SEC play and one of just two unbeaten teams nationally, have climbed to No. 7 nationally in the American Volleyball (AVCA) Top-25 Coaches Poll, the best in program history. Mizzou is starting to garner plenty of national attention as they being the second half of SEC play with Ole Miss and No. 19 Kentucky this weekend. Just this week, Mizzou has been featured in Volleyball Magazine, SECDigitalNetwork.com and have moved to No. 5 in ESPNU's Power Rankings. Below is a look at some of the attention that Mizzou is getting.

First ESPN's Mechelle Voepel, ranks the Tigers at No. 5 in this week's Power Rankings.

Sean Cartell of the SECDigitalNework.com caught up with reigning SEC Player of the Week Carly Kan and fellow freshman Loxley Keala to talk about how the two Hawaii natives wound up 4,000 miles away from home at Mizzou.

With all of the success this season, Volleyball Magazine's Lee Feinswog caught up with the Tigers to find out what is driving Mizzou this season.

And despite all the attention and success, Mizzou Network's Ben Arnet caught up with the team to talk about the win streak and how the Tigers remain unsatisfied.


 

 

Mizzou will be back in action this weekend as it welcomes Ole Miss to the Hearnes Center Friday at 6:30 p.m. and No. 19 Kentucky Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Of course, you can check out the weekend preview and get all the promotion and parking info in the Fan Primer. For all the latest on Mizzou volleyball, stay tuned to MUTigers.com and follow the team on twitter @MizzouVB.

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