Bazelak's award-winning redshirt freshman season still left room for growth that the quarterback plans to make strides on this spring.
Missouri looked dismal in the first game of its doubleheader, but showed improvement in game two.
Efficient pitching and hitting helped the Tigers win two matchups by a total of 14-1.
Entering the season as the third-ranked team in the NAIA, the Cougars got off to a winning start at Marvin Owens Field.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Marco Scandella scored his second goal of the game to break a tie in the third period and St. Louis rallied to beat the San Jose Sharks 7-6 on Saturday night after Blues starting goalie Jordan Binnington lost his cool when getting pulled.
The Cougars defeated top-seeded Lyon College on the road, despite giving up a 15-point lead in regulation.
The Tigers' Round 2 score was eight strokes higher than their Round 1 total.
Though its second round team score was seven strokes better than its first round, two SEC teams jumped ahead of the Tigers heading into the final round.
The Tigers pushed past the Mavericks' two five-run innings to win a high-scoring affair in their home-opener.
The Cougars defeated Central Baptist by 17 points, in large part thanks to a big night from three of their most important players.
Missouri began spring practice in a much different world than last year.
In his first appearance for the Tigers this spring, Walker Kesterson leads the scoring for the Tigers after a 2-over 74.
Seniors Jessica Yuen and Noelle Beijer find themselves in the Top 20 after Friday's play, but the Tigers' fourth score cost them spots on the team leaderboard.