Tigers Drop 3-1 Decision at Illinois State

NORMAL, Ill. – Mizzou volleyball (3-10) concluded non-conference play with a 26-24, 22-25, 25-18, 25-18, loss to Illinois State (4-8) on Saturday afternoon.

Graduate Brynn Carlson led Mizzou with a season-high 13 kills. Junior Anna Dixon added a double-double with 12 kills and 13 digs while freshman Jordan Iliff recorded a career-best 10 kills. Defensively, sophomore Emily Brown produced 15 digs while freshman Lauren Forbes added 11.

Illinois State was paced by 15 kills from Sarah Kushner and 10 from Tamara Otene.


Brynn Carlson: 13 kills on .250 hitting, 2 blocks

Jordan Iliff: 10 kills, 3 blocks

Anna Dixon: 12 kills, 13 digs


  • Dixon floored double-digit kills for the eighth-straight match and produced her second double-double of the season.
  • Four Tigers finished the day with double-digit digs.
  • Forbes’ 11 digs marked a career high.
  • Mizzou recorded 11 blocks as a team, led by senior Anna D’Cruz with four.


Mizzou opens SEC action at No. 8 Kentucky on Friday, Sept. 24.   

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