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Powerful in Pink

Mizzou volleyball team beats Ole Miss, 3-1

Kira Larson (10) sways back and forth to Mizzou's alma mater with Mizzou cheerleaders and the VolleyZou Crew after beating Ole Miss on Friday.

Kira Larson (10) sways back and forth to Mizzou's alma mater with Mizzou cheerleaders and the VolleyZou Crew after beating Ole Miss.

Mizzou Volleyball got back on track in Southeastern Conference play with its 3-1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-18, 25-16) victory over Ole Miss on Friday night. The Tigers collectively hit .324 against the Rebels, including a .300-plus hitting percentage in each of the four sets.The team closed its weekend in style on Sunday with a 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-16) sweep over Georgia. The Tigers improved their record to 17-2 overall and 5-1 in the SEC following their victory.

Volleyball players, cheerleaders and fans wore pink to support breast cancer awareness and research.

Ali Krecklow, Mizzou's sophomore setter, runs around the edge of the court, giving high fives to small Tiger fans before the match.

Ali Krecklow, Mizzou's sophomore setter, runs around the edge of the court, giving high fives to small Tiger fans before the match.

Emily Thater, a junior middle blocker, jumps up to push the volleyball back onto the Ole Miss side of the court.

Emily Thater, a junior middle blocker, jumps up to push the volleyball back onto the Ole Miss side of the court.

Members of the VolleyZou crew cheer on the Tigers as they serve to Ole Miss during the first set.

Members of the VolleyZou crew cheer on the Tigers as they serve to Ole Miss during the first set.

Annabelle Nelson, 4, and Summer Smith, 4, take photos and discuss the game courtside during the third set.

Annabelle Nelson, 4, and Summer Smith, 4, take photos and discuss the game courtside during the third set.

Regan Peltier, left, signals to Julia Towler and the rest of the team on the court before Ole Miss serves during the third set.

Regan Peltier, left, signals to Julia Towler and the rest of the team on the court before Ole Miss serves during the third set.

Tiger fans wave pink pom-poms in the air after scoring another point against Ole Miss. The theme of the night was "Pink Out" to support and raise awareness for breast cancer.

Tigers fans wave pink pom-poms in the air after scoring another point against Ole Miss. The theme of the night was "Pink Out" to raise awareness for breast cancer.

Carly Kan, right, signs a T-shirt for a young Tiger fan after winning 3-1. After every game, the team sits and signs autographs for fans.

Carly Kan, right, signs a T-shirt for a young Tiger fan after winning 3-1. After every game, the team sits and signs autographs for fans.

The Tigers bring it in, giving each other high-fives and words of encouragement after earning another point against Ole Miss during the second set.

The Tigers bring it in, giving each other high-fives and words of encouragement after earning another point against Ole Miss during the second set.

Julia Towler signs her name and jersey number onto a fan's volleyball during the post-game autograph session Friday evening.

Julia Towler signs her name and jersey number onto a fan's volleyball during the post-game autograph session Friday evening.

A young Tiger fan snacks on some popcorn during the second set.

A young Tigers fan snacks on some popcorn during the second set.

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