Taylor leads MU softball team into Big 12 tournament

Although attending Missouri wasn’t in her plans, the Tigers have counted on freshman Rhea Taylor to spark their offense all season.
Thursday, May 8, 2008 | 9:50 p.m. CDT; updated 10:15 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Rhea Taylor wasn’t interested in playing softball for Missouri. But the Georgia native agreed to visit the MU campus anyway when assistant coach Melissa Tucci called. They had met when Tucci was an assistant for Missouri coach Ehren Earleywine at Georgia Tech.