Wayne Kreklow won his 500th career match and the No. 7 Mizzou volleyball team swept No. 19 Kentucky, 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-22), improving to a national-best 27-0 and 11-0 in the SEC. The win gives Mizzou the most ever by a Kreklow-led team at Mizzou, topping the previous best of 26-8 in 2002.
Junior All-SEC middle blocker Whitney Little led Mizzou with 11 kills on .588 hitting. Emily Thater of Springfield, Mo. added seven kills on .500 hitting with six blocks and Julia Towler fromBlue Springs, Mo. added two kills on two swings with a pair of blocks. In all, the Tiger middle hitters combined for 20 kills on .613 hitting with 13 blocks in the win.
The Tigers will put their undefeated and SEC-leading record on the line with a pair of road tests at Auburn and Alabama.