Missouri softball improves to 4-0, throws second no-hitter in the fall

Saturday, October 3, 2009 | 8:35 p.m. CDT; updated 9:31 p.m. CDT, Saturday, October 3, 2009

COLUMBIA — The Missouri softball team threw its second no-hitter in the short fall season, and improved to 4-0.

In the first game of a home doubleheader, the Tigers shut out Johnson County Community College 7-0. Sophomore Chelsea Thomas and senior Jana Hainey combined for the no-hitter. Thomas pitched the first five innings, and Hainey closed it out, throwing the sixth and seventh.

The Tigers downed Iowa Central Community College 12-3 in Game 2. Junior All-American Marla Schweisberger went 3-for-4 with an RBI.

Freshman Nicole Hudson hit her fourth home run in first game, and her fifth in the second. She has five in four games.

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