The Missouri softball team's 4-2 victory over Illinois on Sunday at University Field earned the Tigers their third-straight NCAA regional championship and sends them into next weekend's super regionals.
Aaron Senne hit two home runs, but the Missouri basebal team lost its final home game of the season 20-11 to Texas on Sunday at Taylor Stadium .
Sophomore Kristin Nottelmann earned the win in a 3-1 victory over Illinois on Saturday at University Field to advance Missouri to Sunday's regional championship game.
Outfielder Dane Opel's catch in the eighth helped keep the Tigers in the game, but an error by outfielder Jonah Schmidt was costly in Missouri's 6-4 loss to Texas on Saturday at Taylor Stadium.
Missouri defeated Creighton 3-2 in the first round of the NCAA Regional tournament Friday at University Field.
Missouri ace sophomore Chelsea Thomas was diagnosed with a stress fracture in her right (throwing) wrist after pitching a complete game against Northwestern on March 21.
Senior shortstop Michael Liberto did not play in Missouri's 5-2 loss to Texas on Friday because of a broken jaw. His season is in jeopardy.
There are several good reasons why Missouri would be a good candidate for joining the Big Ten if the conference decides to expand.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany took questions on Tuesday at his conference's annual spring meetings in Chicago.
Jonah Schmidt hit his seventh home run of the year to help lead the Tigers to a 6-5 victory against Nebraska on Sunday at Taylor Stadium.
The Missouri softball team came up short in its attempt to win back-to-back Big 12 Conference tournament titles, falling to Oklahoma 9-0 on Sunday in the championship game.
Tigers defeat Texas 11-6 to advance and meet Oklahoma for title
Nick Tepesch retired the first 13 batters he faced in Missouri's 2-0 win against Nebraska on Friday at Taylor Stadium
After breaking down the stats on athletic success in the Big 12 and the Big Ten, it is difficult to say if either conference is better.
Missouri freshman softball player Jenna Marston grew up watching her older brother play baseball for Principia High School in St. Louis where her father was coach. So when she went to high school, there was no doubt she was going to play baseball, too.
Sophomore pitcher Kristin Nottelmann pitched a complete game shutout against Nebraska.
The Tigers lost to Kansas in ten innings on Sunday and have to win their last six games of Big 12 competition to not finish conference play with a losing record.