Big 12 Conference teams make up half of the field with four schools qualifying for this season's Women's College World Series.
Redshirt sophomore pitcher Chelsea Thomas, who was previously named Big 12 Pitcher of the Year, was named to the first team. Junior Ashley Fleming was named to the second team, and Rhea Taylor was named to the third team.
The Amateur Softball Association of America announced Tuesday that outfielder Ashley Hansen of Stanford is the 2011 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas was one of three finalists for the award.
The No. 5 Missouri softball team opens the 2011 Women's College World Series against No. 4 Florida at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
Missouri softball coach Ehren Earleywine ended up watching his team's victory on television, after his first-inning ejection.
The Tigers lost to the Aggies on a walk-off home run in extra innings. The loss means the Tigers will not make the NCAA tournament field.
A 6-3 win over Washington earned Missouri a spot in the Women's College World Series.
The Tigers won Saturday night's game against Washington Huskies with a final score of 4-0.
Tim Muller, father of Missouri softball player Lindsey Muller, has created the ultimate fan cave on wheels. Parents, family members and friends of Missouri softball players tailgate together outside the bus before every game.
The Missouri baseball team beat Texas 2-1 Saturday afternoon to advance to the championship game of the Big 12 Conference Tournament in Oklahoma City.
The Missouri baseball team lost 6-1 on Saturday morning to top-seeded Texas at the Big 12 Conference Tournament in Oklahoma City.
The No. 5 Missouri Tigers take on No. 12 Washington in a best-of-three series this weekend in Columbia. The series begins at 8 p.m. Saturday. If the Tigers win two, they will advance to the College World Series for the third year in a row.
After revamping her mechanics and adding two pitches, Chelsea Thomas became what she is today — a finalist for Player of the Year on the brink of leading Missouri to the Women's College World Series.
For the third time in as many years, the Missouri softball team is on the brink of unprecedented greatness, facing the Washington Huskies at home in the NCAA Super Regional on Saturday. With four straight conference championships and back-to-back Women's World Series appearances, the Tigers have already surpassed the success of most other Missouri teams.
The Missouri baseball team reached the semifinals at the Big 12 Conference Tournament with a 6-5 win over Oklahoma State on Thursday in Oklahoma City.
Senior outfielder Jonah Schmidt produced the winning hit in the Tigers' Big 12 Tournament opener with a three-run, two-out double in the sixth inning.
Sophomore pitcher Chelsea Thomas is one of three finalists for the 2011 USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Year award. She is joined by Katelyn Boyd of Arizona State and Ashley Hansen of Stanford.
All games will be televised on ESPN2.
The Missouri baseball team will make its ninth straight appearance in a Big 12 Conference Tournament when the Tigers play Texas on Wednesday afternoon in Oklahoma City.
Mike Anderson, who resigned as Missouri's men's basketball coach on March 23 to take over at Arkansas, will lose one basketball scholarship as punishment for the Razorbacks having a low score in the NCAA's latest Academic Progress Report.