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Mizzou now advances to the Sweet

  • 24 May
    COLUMBIA, Mo. - No. 18 Mizzou Volleyball (27-5) carried its momentum from Thursday evening into Friday at the Hearnes Center, earning a 3-1 (25-13, 22-25, 25-16, 25-21) victory over Purdue. The Tigers earned their first all-time win against the Boilermakers, while also supplying redemption from their previous meeting in the 2013 NCAA Tournament.Mizzou now advances to the Sweet 16 in this years NCAA Division I Womens Volleyball Tournament. It marks the Tigers first trip to the NCAA Regionals round since 2010.Redshirt junior Melanie Crow (Wildwood, Mo.) delivered a memorable performance against Purdue, recording 25 kills on .426 hitting. Crows 25 strikes marked a new career high, while also establishing her sixth 20-plus kill match of the season.The Tiger outside hitters performance against the Boilermakers will live in Mizzou Volleyball postseason lore for years to come. Crows 25 kills and 27.5 points both rank third-most in all-time Tiger NCAA Tournament action. In her first taste of NCAA postseason play, Crow has produced 42 kills (6.00 kills per set) on .393 hitting over two matches.Junior Courtney Eckenrode (The Woodlands, Texas) was sensational for the second-consecutive night at setter. Her 51 assists led to the Tigers tallying 59 total kills on .346 hitting. Similar to Thursday against Northern Illinois, Eckenrode excelled at divvying up Mizzous attacks on offense. Along with Crows stellar performance, four other Tigers posted seven-plus kills to keep the Purdue defense on its heels.Redshirt junior Kira Larson (Fargo, N.D.) tallied one of her top individual matches this season, finishing with nine kills on .389 hitting, two aces and three total blocks. In Mizzous first and second round matchups at Hearnes, Larson posted 17 total kills on .412 hitting.Mizzou advances to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 for the first time since 2010. The NCAA Regionals will take place from Dec. 9-10 at four non-predetermined campus sites. Visit for the latest updates on the 2016 Division I Womens Volleyball Tournament. Cheap Nike Shox . Ouellette, from Montreal, already has three Olympic gold medals since joining the team in 1999. Nike Shox Uk .com) - The game was all punts and field goals before Kodi Whitfields catch. . -- The proud fathers huddled near the Dallas Stars dressing room, smiling, laughing and telling stories while wearing replica green sweaters of their sons team. Wholesale Nike Shox . On Mar. 16, coming off a "fight of the year" performance at UFC 154 the previous November, St-Pierre faced Nick Diaz at UFC 158 in what would be his eighth defence of the welterweight title. Using his superior athleticism, St-Pierre cruised to a five round, unanimous decision victory setting up a much-anticipated title defence against number one contender Johny Hendricks. Nike Shox Cheap Wholesale . Bradwell was scheduled to become a free agent Tuesday. Born and raised in Toronto, Bradwell is entering his sixth CFL season, with all six played for his hometown Argonauts. NEW YORK -- The National Hockey League is moving its headquarters to a 67-story office tower under construction on Manhattans west side.Developer Brookfield Property Partners announced Wednesday the NHL will move from its current location in midtown to the tower that will be known as One Manhattan West.The league will lease five floors of the new skyscraper, which is scheduled to open in 2019.The building will be part of the seven--acre Manhattan West complex.dddddddddddd The development is west of Madison Square Garden, home of the NHLs Rangers.The NHL will also open a new store in the complexs retail mall.NHL Chief Financial Officer Craig Harnett said league officials believe the west side of Manhattan is the future of New York. ' ' '