Cougars remain unbeaten in AMC

Thursday, March 17, 2005 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 6:53 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 1, 2008

The Columbia College softball team swept a doubleheader at Harris-Stowe on Wednesday, winning 4-0 and 13-5.

Lindsey Williams hit a home run in the first game to lead Columbia College, while Monica Mueller had 11 strikeouts and shutout Harris-Stowe.

The Cougars (17-4 overall, 4-0 American Midwest Conference) used their bats to win the second game. Williams had another big game, going 3-for-4 with a triple, an RBI and three runs scored. Ashley Perrigo, a sophomore, and senior Heather Lang each had three RBIs.

Up next for Columbia College will be a trip to Los Angeles to take on No. 6 California Baptist in a doubleheader Saturday.

MU SOFTBALL: The Tigers won 8-3 at Evansville. No. 18 Missouri improved to 22-2.

Pitcher Erika Peterson allowed three hits in 2 1/3 innings to move to 11-1 on the season. Micaela Minner went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored. The Tigers had 12 hits to Evansville’s five.

Missouri hosts the Tiger Invitational Saturday. They will play UMKC at 1 p.m. and Louisiana Tech at 3:30 p.m.

MU ATHLETICS: The NCAA honored two Tiger athletes Wednesday with Fall NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships.

Karen Bauer of the women’s soccer team and women’s cross-country runner Serena Ramsey were two of 58 student-athletes awarded grants of $7,500 each. The NCAA extends these scholarships to student-athletes who perform at high levels in the classroom and in athletics, and plan on pursuing higher education. Twenty-nine scholarships are available to both men and women.

BASKETBALL: The Oscar Roberston-led Indianapolis Attucks team of 1955, the nation’s first black team to win a high school championship in an integrated state tournament, will be inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

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