Cougars still alive with two victories

Tuesday, May 25, 2004 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 3:05 a.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

The Cougars defeated Rio Grande 3-2 in nine innings and Point Noma Lazarene 1-0 in 11 innings on Monday at the NAIA Tournament in Decatur, Ala., to move a win away from the final four.

The Cougars (47-10) will play the University of Mobile (Ala.) at 11 a.m. today

Anna Seipp hit a home run for the winning run against Point Noma. Monica Mueller pitched a complete game allowing five hits and striking out 12.

Ashley Perrigo’s single in the bottom of the ninth inning drove in Cindy Fotti for the winning run against Rio Grande. Fotti had tripled two batters earlier.

Karri Gapka pitched six innings walking one and allowing seven hits. Mueller relieved her allowing one walk and one hit in three innings. Mueller improved to 26-6 for the season.

MU WRESTLING: The Tigers’ Ben Askren defeated the New York Athletic Club’s Nate Patrick 9-6 on Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Freestyle Team Trials in Indianapolis for fifth place at 185 pounds.

Askren, the No. 6 seed and one of the youngest at the trials at 19, left the tournament with a 3-2 record including a 6-2 win against former world silver medalist Brandon Eggum.

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