Mizzou softball defeats Columbia College, Johnson County Community College

Mizzou softball sports a 6-0 record on the season.
Saturday, October 9, 2010 | 9:50 p.m. CDT; updated 11:02 a.m. CDT, Monday, October 11, 2010

*CORRECTION: Kristin Nottelmann, Kathryn Poet, Ashlie Ortega and Ashley Fleming's names were misspelled in an earlier version of this story.

Missouri softball wins a pair of games on Saturday against Columbia College and Johnson County Community College. 

The Tigers beat the Cougars 3-1, and Johnson County 12-0.

Against Columbia College, the first five innings passed without a score, but a wild pitch allowed the Cougars to advance to third, setting up a double, and the first run of the game.

Mizzou quickly came back and Shana White hit a single to center field, and then stole second base. Abby Vock then got a hit, allowing she and White to tie the game. Rhea Taylor followed with a triple, scoring Vock and giving Mizzou the 2-1 lead. Jenna Marston doubled and then scored on an error to put the Tigers up 3-1.

Kristin* Nottelmann threw 5.2 strong innings for the Tigers, striking out 10 and  walking none. Ashley Fleming* pitched a perfect 1.1 innings for the save.

The Tigers wanted to make sure that the second game against Johnson County would not be such a struggle.

Kathryn* Poet got a two-run hit over the left field wall, giving Mizzou an early lead. Mizzou earned another three runs in the third, for a 5-0 lead.

In the sixth inning, Princess Krebs hit a single and stole second with two outs, setting up Maddison Ruggeberg for a double, giving the Tigers the 6-0.

Shana White, Ashlie* Ortega scored leading the team 8-0.

Then Poet hit a single up the middle to get another run and Krebs hit a two-run double to put the Tigers up 11-0. Krebs later scored on a wild pitch, ending the game 12-0.

Lisa Simmons won the game against Johnson County with five shutout innings. She allowed only two hits, two strikeout and no walks. 

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Jon Jon October 11, 2010 | 9:19 a.m.

Kristin Nottlemann, not Kristen Nottelmann
Ashley Fleming, not Ashley Flemming
Kathryn Poet, not Katheryn Poet
Ashlie Ortega, not Ashley Ortega

a "two-run hit?" it's a "two-run home run."

pretty poor article all around.

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Laura Johnston October 11, 2010 | 10:16 a.m.

@Jon Jon:
The errors have been corrected. Thank you for calling them to our attention.

Laura Johnston, news editor

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