Missouri golfer Jace Long played nine holes with Missourian reporter Andrew Wagaman a few weeks before the NCAA regional championships — before both graduate.
Heading into the NCAA softball tournament as a No. 6 seed, Missouri is ranked No. 8 and No. 6 in the national rankings.
Associate Athletics Director Tim Hickman says the school had previously planned a $4.5 million renovation but now envisions a new ballpark costing between $12 million and $15 million.
The 2013 matchups include West Virginia at Missouri on Dec. 5.
Missouri was selected as the No. 6 overall seed in the NCAA Softball Tournament, meaning Columbia will be a host site for the regionals beginning Friday through May 19 and, if Missouri advances, a host site for the super regionals the following weekend.
This week in Missouri sports, the Missouri baseball and softball teams had different experiences at weekend series. The baseball team lost in a three-game series against Alabama. The Missouri softball team won against Arkansas, advancing the team to the semifinals, only to lose against Florida 10-4.
The freshman finished in 10.18 seconds to earn All-Southeastern Conference honors
Despite a quiet demeanor, Peoples led the event throughout the competition on Sunday to earn the Southeastern Conference title.
Missouri baseball committed four errors and gave up five unearned runs in its 7-6 loss to Alabama on Sunday.
After pitching seven innings earlier in the day to beat Tennessee, Missouri ace pitcher Chelsea Thomas could only muster two innings against No. 1 seed Florida, which won 10-4.
Tigers senior Malcolm Pennix was called for fouls in the SEC long-jump finals, making it hard to keep up with LSU's Damar Forbes, who had a record-breaking jump Saturday.
A clutch performance in the preliminary round earned Tigers sophomore thrower Kearsten Peoples a spot in the finals.
The Tigers ended their five-game losing streak Saturday.
Missouri beat Tennessee 3-0 in the SEC tournament semifinals Saturday to advance to a 7 p.m. title game against Florida set fro 7 p.m. CST Saturday on ESPN.
Alabama beat Missouri 9-7 Friday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. The Tigers gave up six straight hits and seven runs in the seventh inning of the game. Missouri scored five runs in the eighth inning but could not complete another rally in the 9th.
Missouri coach Frank Haith filed his case Monday, saying he wanted bank employees interviewed and any relevant evidence preserved after it was discovered last October that someone accessed his records.
Missouri's Cortni Ervin threw for a season-best mark and placed sixth.
Florida redshirt freshman Jimmy Clark never led until the final lap, when he sprinted to the finish line and passed Solomon Haile of Arkansas, who finished in second place.
Missouri softball's Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinal game against Tennessee was postponed to 12:30 p.m. Saturday because of inclement weather in Lexington, Ky.
Makeba Alcide missed the meet record for the heptathlon by just one point Friday at the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships.