Carly Kan: From munchkin to Mizzou

Updated: November 14, 2013, 3:31 PM ET
By Andrew Linnehan | Special to espnW.com

You might think a shooting star is that awe-inspiring celestial body you see shooting across the night sky. To Carly Kan, who hails from Hawaii, a Shooting Star is a cast member in productions at a theater dubbed the Broadway of the Pacific.

Throughout her childhood, Kan, a freshman defensive specialist on the undefeated Missouri women's volleyball team, was singing and dancing at Honolulu's Diamond Head Theater. She was a member of the Shooting Stars program, a group ...

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