ST. LOUIS -- Second-ranked Missouri Baptist swept No. 3 Briar Cliff 25-21, 25-17, 26-24 to hand the Chargers their first loss of the season on Friday.
Briar Cliff was led by Ivan Trifunovic who had 11 kills and Enrique Barajas added 17 assists. Noah Marasco-Ayau added nine digs.
Missouri Baptist saw Steven Rodrigez record 12 kills and Luka Cajic added 11. Kyle Foley added 33 assists and Colton Inman had 10 digs.
Missouri Baptist is now 10-1 overall and 3-0 in conference play while Briar Cliff is now 5-1 and 4-1.