MU Softball

Missouri softball gets No. 9 overall seed in NCAA Tournament

The Tigers host first round play for a fourth consecutive year.

Missouri walks off Oklahoma State in final game of regular season

Catcher Jenna Marston ended the mini-marathon with a sharp single up the middle in the 10th inning, plating sophomore Mackenzie Sykes, who scored the only run of the game from second base.

Missouri senior pitcher Nottelmann not having the year she hoped

Senior Kristin Nottelmann, who two years ago led Missouri to its second consecutive College World Series, is now the No. 3 pitcher in the Tigers' rotation.

Thomas tosses another no-hitter, Missouri softball beats Oklahoma State

Thomas has thrown seven no-hitters and three perfect games in her career. By now, her fans, teammates and coaches are used to them.

Marston and Hudson love keeping things fun on Missouri softball team

Tigers juniors Jenna Marston and Nicole Hudson are known for playing pranks on their teammates. They're not mean-spirited, they just like having fun.  

Missouri softball splits doubleheader with Oregon

Missouri lost the first game of its doubleheader 8-3 Saturday but won the second 7-3.


Experimenting cost Missouri softball team one game during doubleheader

Tigers coach Ehren Earleywine said he has been experimenting with his lineup because he can't find consistency from his players.

Missouri softball team completes sweep of Iowa State

Missouri held off host Iowa State 6-5 on Sunday to give Tigers freshman pitcher Bailey Erwin a victory in her first Big 12 Conference start.

Missouri softball beats Iowa State 9-0

The Tigers are now 35-10 overall and 12-7 in Big 12 play. They will continue their series against Iowa State at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Missouri softball team didn't go far to find offensive standouts

Freshman Ashtin Stephens and sophomore Mackenzie Sykes, two of the Tigers' best offensive players this season, attended Blue Springs High School, where they led the Wildcats to an undefeated state championship season in 2009.

Missouri softball team drops series at No. 5 Oklahoma

Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas fell to 18-7 and the Tigers slipped to 11-7 in Big 12 Conference play with a 2-1 loss to the Sooners on Sunday in Norman, Okla.

Redshirts handle challenges of first season on Missouri softball team

Redshirt freshmen Alyssa Cousins, Taylor Gadbois and Carlie Rose can feel left out at times, but they've used their situation not only to develop as softball players but to become closer friends.

Umpires can't stay out of spotlight in Missouri softball doubleheader

Most people weren't talking about the highlights of the Tigers split with Texas Tech on Saturday. They were talking about the umpires and the reaction they drew from the teams and fans.

Missouri softball loss to Texas Tech could cost team

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.


Freshman pitcher watches and waits before stepping up for Missouri softball

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.

Nottelmann back in groove in Missouri softball team's win

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.

Missouri softball players earn national, Big 12 honors

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.

Thomas shuts out Texas in Missouri softball team's victory

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.

Missouri softball team suffers meltdown at Texas

After All-American pitcher Chelsea Thomas uncharacteristically gave up five runs in the fifth inning, the Tigers fell to Texas 9-3.

Missouri assistant softball coach builds success through relationships

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.