Pitcher Nicole Hudson also used her bat to help the Tigers to victory.
The Missouri softball team beat tournament host South Florida 4-1 after losing to No. 2 Alabama 3-1 on Saturday.
After scoring 9 runs in its first game of the season, the Missouri softball team produced only three more runs in the next two games.
After a 40-hour postponement, the No. 8 Tigers gave up one unearned run to lose to the No. 15 Golden Bears.
The MU softball team won its first game of the season by beating San Diego State 9-1 on Thursday night.
The baseball team will play in the USC Tournament starting Friday in Los Angeles, while the softball team will play two doubleheaders on consecutive days in San Diego.
Missouri sophomore pitcher Chelsea Thomas was back on the mound for the first time in 11 months. Her Gold team fell 6-2 to the Black team, but coach Ehren Earleywine was happy to see her playing again.
Senior Rhea Taylor and sophomore Jenna Marston have different personalities, but similar results on the field. Both have been named to USA Softball's Top 50 Watch List for the 2011 College Player of the Year Award.
The Missouri softball team has two goals this season: Win the Big 12 and win the National Championship. With 17 returning players and eight starters, the No. 7 Tigers are poised to achieve those goals.
The Missouri softball team is ranked No. 7 in the USA/NFCA Division I preseason poll — two spots ahead of Big 12 rival Oklahoma.
Jenna Marston, a shortstop on the Missouri softball team, has been named USA Baseball’s Sportswoman of the Year.
Missouri softball player Jenna Marston led Team USA in batting average at the International Baseball Federation’s Women’s World Cup in Venezuela.
The Missouri sophomore was named to the All-Tournament Team at the International Baseball Federation's Women's World Cup.
Missouri softball player Jenna Marston is one of 32 finalists for the USA Baseball Women’s National Team.
The Missouri softball coaching staff was named as the Midwest Region Coaching Staff of the Year, announced Wednesday by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
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.