MU Softball

New Missouri softball stadium plans on hold until location is set

The Missouri Athletic Department needs to finalize a location, seek board approval and  work out the funding before it can move forward with plans for a new softball stadium.

Missouri softball team ends season with second straight Super Regional loss

Senior ace Chelsea Thomas allowed just two hits to Washington, but with a lack of Missouri offense, a Huskies home run ended up costing Missouri its season.

Washington beats Missouri in first game of NCAA Softball Super Regionals

Defensive errors by Missouri and late rallies by Washington allowed the Huskies to win the first game of the series 2-1.

Chelsea Thomas faces end of career with Missouri softball

With a career ERA of 1.22 and the most strikeouts in Missouri softball history, Chelsea Thomas has led an illustrious college career, but her days as a Tiger are nearing an end.

Missouri softball can't slack off for NCAA Super Regionals

The Tigers ended last season in the Super Regionals and missed the Women’s College World Series. Their coach hopes that doesn't happen again.

Missouri softball advances to NCAA Super Regionals with win against Hofstra

After being run-ruled in the first game Sunday, Missouri battled back to stave off elimination and advance to the next level of the NCAA Softball Tournament.

Hofstra beats Missouri, forces second game Sunday

Winner moves on, loser goes home in deciding regional title game Sunday.

Hudson's throw, Marston's tag lead Missouri to 1-0 win over Hofstra

Missouri's Chelsea Thomas finished off Hofstra in the seventh. The Tigers escaped from a game where they were outhit eight to one, played badly at times and needed some luck to win.

Hofstra's ace looking to upend Missouri softball's Chelsea Thomas

Missouri's Chelsea Thomas and Hofstra’s Olivia Galati, who face each other Saturday in the NCAA Columbia Regional at University Field, have a combined 22 career no-hitters and eight perfect games.

Hudson pitches Missouri softball past Stony Brook in NCAA Regional opener

With her teammates struggling at the plate, senior Nicole Hudson stepped up in Chelsea Thomas's absence to lead the Tigers past Stony Brook 3-0 in Friday's NCAA regional opener.

Chelsea Thomas battles arm injury as Missouri softball enters postseason

Doctors think Thomas is suffering from exertional compartment syndrome, a condition that causes her hand to go numb after arm muscle exertion.

Missouri softball remains in Top 10 in national polls

Heading into the NCAA softball tournament as a No. 6 seed, Missouri is ranked No. 8 and No. 6 in the national rankings.

MU to build new softball stadium

Associate Athletics Director Tim Hickman says the school had previously planned a $4.5 million renovation but now envisions a new ballpark costing between $12 million and $15 million.

Missouri will host NCAA Regionals and possibly Super Regionals

Missouri was selected as the No. 6 overall seed in the NCAA Softball Tournament, meaning Columbia will be a host site for the regionals beginning Friday through May 19 and, if Missouri advances, a host site for the super regionals the following weekend.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Missouri baseball loses to Alabama, Missouri softball loses to Florida

This week in Missouri sports, the Missouri baseball and softball teams had different experiences at weekend series. The baseball team lost in a three-game series against Alabama. The Missouri softball team won against Arkansas, advancing the team to the semifinals, only to lose against Florida 10-4.

Missouri softball team loses to Florida in SEC tournament championship

After pitching seven innings earlier in the day to beat Tennessee, Missouri ace pitcher Chelsea Thomas could only muster two innings against No. 1 seed Florida, which won 10-4.

Thomas throws strong game as Missouri softball advances to school's first SEC championship game

Missouri beat Tennessee 3-0 in the SEC tournament semifinals Saturday to advance to a 7 p.m. title game against Florida set fro 7 p.m. CST Saturday on ESPN.

Missouri softball run-rules Arkansas in SEC quarterfinals

Led by a home run by Kelsea Roth, Missouri beat Arkansas 8-0 in five innings to advance to the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament.

Brianna Corwin helps Missouri softball team from the bench

Brianna Corwin has been coach Ehren Earleywine's go-to pinch runner for all three of her seasons at Missouri, but Corwin has made other contributions to the team, too.

Missouri softball team prepares for its first SEC tournament

Missouri went 15-8 in Southeastern Conference games in its first season in the conference. The Tigers also beat Florida in a nonconference game in the Mary Nutter Classic in February.