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.
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 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.
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 No. 4 Missouri softball team won consecutive games against DePaul on Sunday to advance to the NCAA super regional round next weekend. A day after losing to DePaul 2-1 in 11 innings, the Missouri offense scored seven runs in the first game and eight runs in the second game to easily beat the Blue Demons.
The Missouri softball team came into NCAA regional play as a heavy-favorite against the three visiting teams. The Tigers looked vulnerable in a 2-1 loss to DePaul, but managed to stay alive in the competition with two wins over Illinois State. Missouri needs back-to-back wins against DePaul on Sunday to advance to super regional play.
The opening day of the NCAA softball tournament has been postponed because of rain. Action will start at 10 a.m. Saturday, barring further delay.
The NCAA games committee is anticipating scheduling changes for this weekend’s softball regional tournament due to rain in the forecast.
The No. 5 Missouri softball team opens postseason play at 6:30 p.m. Friday against Illinois State. With two shutouts against the Redbirds already this season, the Tigers are confident but also wary of losing their focus.
Four Missouri softball players have earned Division I All-Midwest Region honors from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
Missouri shortstop Jenna Marston has been one of the most consistent players for the Tigers softball team in her two years at MU. But Marston grew up a baseball player and has seen lots of success on the baseball field, too.
After winning the Big 12 Conference championship this weekend, the Missouri softball team was honored Tuesday with three major conference awards and six All-Big 12 selections.
No. 5 seed Missouri will host players from Indiana, Illinois State and DePaul on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at University Field.
For the second time this season, the Missouri softball team has swept the Big 12 Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week awards.