MU BASEBALL: The Tigers beat Kansas 2-1 in Lawrence, Kan., to clinch a spot in the Big 12 Conference Tournament and dash the Jayhawks’ postseason hopes.
Missouri (30-19-1) scored two runs in the eighth inning on Tyler Williams’ RBI single and Cody Ehlers’ sacrifice fly. Garrett Broshuis (8-0) struck out two and allowed seven hits in seven innings for the win.
Missouri lost to Kansas 11-6 on Friday. Danny Hill took the loss and Jeremy Hernandez had four RBIs for the Tigers.
MU TRACK: Six Tigers qualified for the regional championships at the Ward Haylett Invite in Manhattan, Kan.
Marcus Mayes qualified in the 800 in 1:49.94, Bobby Musil qualified in the discus at 172-4 and Adam Burla qualified in the shot put at 54-1 1/4.
Margaret Ibe finished one hundredth of a second short of the school record in the 400-meter hurdles at 1:00.55, Jamie Wynn qualified in the discus with a throw of 153-6, and pole vaulter Lindsey Tait qualified at 12-3 1/2.
HICKMAN AND ROCK BRIDGE TENNIS: The Bruins won the Class 2 District 5 tournament in Waynesville with 35.5. Helias was second with 20.
Rock Bridge’s Jon-Eric Meyer won the singles flight and Matt Dresner and Dennis Smith won the doubles flight to advance to the individual state tournament. Hickman finished third with 18.5 points.
MU FOOTBALL: Athlon Sports ranked the Tigers 11th and picked them to win the Big 12 North in its preview magazine.
MU TENNIS: Senior Urska Juric won the ITA Central Region’s Arthur Ashe Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship. Juric, the first Tiger to win the award, is a candidate for the national award that will be announced May 23.