Friday's defeat marked the first game beyond the halfway point in the Tiger's 24-game conference schedule. The loss drops them from No. 2 to No. 3 in the Big 12.
Bailey Erwin is third on the the Tigers' depth chart, falling in line behind veterans Chelsea Thomas and Kristin Nottelmann. For someone with her unrefined physical tools, it is an excellent situation. It allows her some needed time to grow.
Missouri's 3-1 victory over Northern Iowa was personal for senior pitcher Kristin Nottelmann, who delivered her first pitch in a game since March 31.
Senior outfielder Ashley Fleming was named the USA Softball National Player of the Week, and junior Chelsea Thomas was named the Big 12 Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday.
Tigers ace Chelsea Thomas struck out nine Longhorn hitters Saturday afternoon in Austin, Texas, to lead the No. 12 Tigers to a 2-0 victory against No. 3 Texas and 2-1 series win.
After All-American pitcher Chelsea Thomas uncharacteristically gave up five runs in the fifth inning, the Tigers fell to Texas 9-3.
Since Pete D’Amour became an official coach on the Tigers softball team in 2009, the team has reached the Women's College World Series three seasons in a row.
Thomas, a junior, is the second pitcher in Big 12 history to win Pitcher of the Week 10 times.
It was a great Sunday for Missouri softball player Nicole Hudson. A 7-0 victory gave the Tigers a three-game sweep of Baylor and just a few hours down the road, her father reopened his Domino's Pizza restaurant in Joplin that was destroyed by last year's tornado.
In the sixth inning with Missouri trailing 2-0, Nicole Hudson hit a grand slam over the right field fence to give the Tigers a 4-2 victory over Baylor on Saturday at University Field.
Junior Lindsey Muller hit a two-out grand slam in the fifth inning to help the Tigers beat the Bears 6-1 on Friday at University Field.
The Tigers won 4-2 and 7-0 Wednesday at University Field, but coach Ehren Earleywine said he was not satisfied with his team.
The Missouri softball team lost to Texas A&M 1-0 in eight innings Sunday in College Station, Texas.
A 6-5 victory over the Aggies on Saturday improved the Tigers' record to 23-4 and 4-1 in the Big 12.
The Missouri softball team swept both games of the doubleheader against Iowa on Wednesday evening at University Field. Still, Coach Earleywine expressed disappointment with the team's enthusiasm.
The Missouri Tigers women's softball team swept the Kansas Jayhawks this weekend, beating them by a combined 24-0 score in three games at University Field.
The Tiger softball team ended its first conference game of the season Friday night against Kansas on a walk-off home run in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Off to a 17-3 start, the Tigers are set to open up its final Big 12 Conference schedule before moving to the SEC. They are set to play Friday night against rival Kansas.
The No. 12-ranked Tigers extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 4-0 victory Wednesday over the Razorbacks.