MU Softball

Missouri softball pitchers shine in ace's absence

The Missouri softball team has made many changes to its pitching rotation because of the loss of ace Chelsea Thomas, but a group effort gave the Tigers a pair of shutout wins Wednesday in a doubleheader against Saint Louis.

Oklahoma holds Missouri softball scoreless

The Tigers' four-game winning streak is snapped.

Tigers win, but Missouri ace suffers stress fracture

No. 3-ranked Missouri softball stopped Oklahoma 11-5 Saturday without ace Chelsea Thomas, who missed Saturday's game with a stress fracture in her right wrist.

Missouri softball team set for Big 12 play

Entering Big 12 Conference play Saturday, Missouri softball coach Ehren Earleywine said he thinks this season's team has a better chance than last year's team at winning the conference's regular season title.

Missouri softball player goes from farm to field

It's not surprising that Abby Vock's teammates voted the junior infielder the Missouri softball team's Hardest Worker after the 2009 season. She has been developing her work ethic since age 8 when she took on her first chores as a member of a hard-working farm family.

Taylor ties stolen base record in Missouri softball team's victory

Missouri junior Rhea Taylor went 1-for-4 and scored a run for the Tigers on Sunday in a 5-1 victory over Northwestern. Her base running performance tied the school record for stolen bases in a career at 110.

Missouri softball sweeps despite indoor woes

Instead of playing at University Field on Saturday, the Missouri softball team played in Devine Pavillion, an indoor facility the team normally uses for practice during the winter. Snowy weather caused the change and rearranged the playing schedule for the Demarini Invitational.

Missouri softball winning streak ends

The Tigers' 17-game winning streak was shattered in a 2-1 loss against Ball State on Friday.

Missouri softball pitching continues to dominate

In Wednesday's doubleheader against Wichita State at University Field, Missouri only gave up one run in two games and only allowed five hits in a 8-0 six-inning victory in Game 1 and a 6-1 victory in Game 2.

Lee breaks hitting slump in Missouri softball victories

The Missouri softball team won 3-1 against Illinois State and 9-1 against Bradley on Sunday in the Children's Hospital Invitational at University Field.

Missouri softball games postponed

The Missouri softball team's games against San Diego State and Illinois scheduled for Saturday at University Field were postponed because of rain.

Missouri softball squeaks out win over New Mexico, 2-0

The Tigers struggled early, but defeated the University of New Mexico 2-0 Friday at University Field.

Hudson's bat powers Missouri softball team in victory

Missouri's Nicole Hudson went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run and a double Wednesday to propel the Tigers softball team to a 3-0 victory over Northern Iowa at University Field.

Two Missouri softball players take advantage of rare starts

Freshman Rachel Hay and junior Lisa Simmons help lead the Tigers to another victory in the Missouri Breast Cancer Awareness Tournament.

Lee makes unexpected arrival to MU softball team

A year ago, if someone put a map of the United States in front of Georgia native Catherine Lee, she couldn't have pointed out Missouri, let alone Columbia.

Missouri softball easily wins two games Saturday

Chelsea Thomas throws no-hitter in Missouri softball victory

The Tigers' sophomore pitcher earned her third no-hitter of her collegiate career.

MU softball player earns Big 12 honor

Missouri's Chelsea Thomas was named Big 12 Softball Pitcher of the week Monday.

Missouri softball edges Radford in extra innings

The Tigers made adjustments at the plate to secure the win.

Missouri softball team improves to 7-2 with two victories Saturday