The outfield walls were moved back and raised for this year's Women's College World Series, meaning Hawaii, the nation's leading home-run hitting team this season, could have a harder time Thursday against Missouri in the event's opener.
Fans are invited to gather at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Missouri Athletics Training Complex to see the team off to Oklahoma City to play in the Women's College World Series.
The women of the Missouri softball team left Columbia on Tuesday for Oklahoma City, the host of the 2010 Women's College World Series. The Tigers play their first game against Hawaii on Thursday at noon.
A 7-2 win over Oregon on Sunday at University Field gave the Missouri softball team a super regional victory and sends the Tigers to the Women's College World Series for the second year in the row.
Missouri softball pitcher Kristin Nottelmann was like Harry Houdini. She didn’t escape from a straitjacket, but she got herself out of several tight situations in a 1-0 super regional victory over Oregon on Saturday in a super regional opener at University Field.
No. 9 overall seed Missouri is appearing in the NCAA super regional round for the third straight season and sixth time overall. Missouri will play Oregon who upset No. 8 overall seed Georgia Tech in their regional.
Missouri softball coach Ehren Earleywine says there were a lot of doubters, including himself, after the Tigers lost their ace to injury. But the Missouri players have proved their worth with an impressive NCAA regional win.
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.
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.
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.
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