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Missouri softball ranked No. 6 in national polls

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 | 2:59 p.m. CST; updated 3:28 p.m. CST, Tuesday, February 26, 2013

COLUMBIA — The Missouri Tigers (9-1) move up one spot to No. 6 in both the ESPN.com/USA Softball and USA Today/NFCA polls.

Last Week: The Tigers continued their west coast road trip with games in Palm Springs and Fullerton. Missouri won all three games they played in the Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, beating Maryland, San Diego State and Florida.

In its first game against a Southeastern Conference team since joining the conference, Missouri played 12 innings against No. 4 Florida. Chelsea Thomas, the SEC Co-Player of the Week, pitched all 12 innings and struck out a career-high 19 batters in the game.

The Tigers played a doubleheader Saturday at Cal State Fullerton. In game one, senior Nicole Hudson pitched a shutout in the 7-0 victory, while game two was a little more difficult for the Tigers. In the top of the sixth, Missouri tied it up at four, but the Titans took the lead in the bottom half and gave the Tigers their first loss of the season.

This Week: Missouri will play closer to home when they participate in the Missouri Breast Cancer Tournament in Cape Girardeau. The Tigers will play Southeast Missouri State, Saint Louis, Missouri State and University of Missouri-Kansas City. First pitch is set for 2 p.m. Friday when the Tigers take on SEMO, followed by a game against SLU at 4.


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