The Big 12 released its All-Conference volleyball team on Monday and two Missouri Tigers made the first team. Senior setter, Lindsey Hunter was named to the first team for the third straight season. She has led the Big 12 in assists in each of the last four years.
Junior outside hitter, Jessica Vander Kooi made the team for the second straight year. In 2003, she was the Big 12 Freshman of the Year.
Tiger sophomore Tatum Ailes was name the Big 12 Libero of the Year. The libero is a defensive specialist that can enter the game at any time. The libero can only play in the back row can only dig or pass.
Nicole Wilson, a junior middle blocker, was an honorable mention.
The Tigers will host an NCAA Regional on Friday and Saturdy. Mizzou, which is the 10th seed overall, will take on Missouri St. in their opening round game.