PHOTO GALLERY: MU softball team takes NCAA regional
Sunday, May 17, 2009 | 5:56 p.m. CDT;
updated 8:11 p.m. CDT, Monday, May 25, 2009
Shana White celebrates with her teammates after winning the final game of NCAA Softball Midwest Regional on Sunday. The win sends the Tigers into the Super Regionals for the second straight year.
The team now advances to the Super Regionals for the second year in a row. It's also set a university softball record for most wins in a season with 48.
Lisa Simmons and Lindsey Ubrun celebrate with pitcher Chelsea Thomas, left, after a strikeout. Thomas had seven strikeouts during the game.
MU softball fans, including Chelsea Thomas' cousin Lynette Gordon and aunt Lynda Teter, shout support for the team from the stands. Thomas got credit for the Tigers' victory, which pushes her record for the season to 15-4.
Chelsea Thomas winds up to deliver a pitch to a DePaul batter. Thomas retired 10 out of 11 batters between the second and fifth innings.
Marla Schweisberger gets DePaul's Samantha Morgan out at first during the final game of the NCAA Softball Midwest Regional on Sunday.
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