The weekend brought a tough series for Missouri with three games against No. 4/5 Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The Tigers ended the weekend with two losses.
The game ended early when Chelsea Thomas gave up a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the sixth to give the Crimson Tide an eight-run lead and the series victory.
Despite giving up four runs in the seventh inning, Missouri was able to pull off the victory Saturday to tie the series at 1-1.
Missouri scored a run in the top of the seventh inning, but it was too little, too late as the Tigers lost 4-1 in the first game of the conference series between two Top 10 teams.
Alabama will only be the third ranked team Missouri has faced this season.
In a doubleheader Wednesday at Missouri State, the Tigers won the first game 12-0 in five innings and then earned a 7-0 victory in the second.
The Missouri softball team kept last week's spots in the national polls, ranked No. 7 in the USA Today/NFCA poll, and No. 6 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll.
Angela Randazzo hit two home runs in the first game of Missouri’s doubleheader against South Carolina, then hit a three-run shot in the second game to help the Tigers secure 12-3 and 8-0 run-rule victories.
Because of rainy weather the start times for the Missouri baseball and softball teams' Saturday games have been delayed.
The Tigers' 10-2 six-inning victory over South Carolina on Friday night at University Field was their ninth run-rule shortened victory of the season.
In the two games the Tigers were able to play this past week, it scored 24 runs against Georgia Tech.
The Missouri softball team canceled its Tuesday game against Creighton because of poor field conditions after the weekend snowstorm.
Tigers infielder Emily Crane doesn't have a typical pregame warmup routine. While many players quietly prepare for a game, Crane goofs around. She laughs. She sings. She dances.
After going 5-0 last week, the Tigers moved up a spot to No. 7 in two national polls.
Missouri completes a sweep against Ole Miss (18-15, 1-5) Sunday with a 12-0 run-rule win in Oxford, Miss.
Coach Ehren Earleywine earned his 300th win as head coach of the Missouri softball team, but a close game and a listless team lessened the victory.
The Tigers dropped to No. 8 in both the ESPN.com/USA Softball and the USA Today/NFCA polls.
The Missouri softball team will not get a chance to redeem itself after being run-ruled by Texas A&M Saturday at University Field.
No. 7 Texas A&M (23-2, 1-1 SEC) defeated No. 5 Missouri (10-2, 1-1 SEC) in six innings Saturday by a score of 11-3 in game two of the series between the conference foes.
Sophomore Kelsea Roth's homer in the bottom of the seventh ended a pitchers' duel between the Tigers and the Aggies.