Extra points

Missouri upsets No. 1 Texas
Sunday, May 1, 2005 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 3:25 a.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

The Missouri baseball team upset Texas 7-2 on Saturday to even the weekend series in Austin, Texas, at a game apiece.

No. 14 Missouri (31-12) scored three runs in the second and eighth innings to beat the No. 1 Longhorns after losing 4-1 on Friday night. The Tigers hadn’t won in Austin since 2001.

Sophomore Gary Arndt was 3-for-4, and freshman Jacob Priday was 2-for-5 with three RBIs.

The final game of the series will be played at 1 p.m. today with junior Doug Mathis slated to pitch.


The Cougars won the American Midwest Conference Tournament in Springfield, Ill., beating William Woods 5-0 in the championship game.

Senior pitcher Kerri Gapka allowed five hits. Heather Lang went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.

Columbia College (45-15) went undefeated in its four games, outscoring their opponents 21-3. Coach Wendy Spratt said the wins should secure the No. 1 seed in the Region V tournament that will begin May 9 in Springfield, Mo.


The Bruins were fifth at the eight-team Tournament of Champions in St. Louis with 39 points.

Rockhurst won with 65.


The Kewpies were second with 305 points, and the Bruins were ninth with 97 at the 27th annual Springfield Invitational. Parkway South won the 22-team event with 410.

Hickman had three winners.

The 200-yard freestyle relay team of Marie Pope, Mary Sheahen, Chelsea Laun and Claire Piester won in 1:57.46. Pope, Sheahen, Piester and Julie Schenker won the 400-freestyle relay in 3:45.47.


The men’s distance medley-relay team earned the best finish by a Missouri team at the Drake Relays since 1973.

Ryan Hampton and sophomores Tipper O’Brien, Jimmie Jones and Marcus Mayes placed third with a time of 9:43.53 on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa.

Junior Amanda Bales placed fifth in the 1,500-meter run in 4:22.90, the best time for a collegian in the race.

Christian Cantwell, an MU post-collegian, earned second in the shot put, finishing two centimeters behind the winner.


The Tigers are in third place after the second round of the Big 12 Conference Championships at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Trinity, Texas.

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