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May 21, 2015

Tigers fall to Alabama, eliminated from SEC Tournament

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on May 21, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.

There will be some tense days in Columbia as the rest of the conference tournaments unfold. The Tigers blew a lead for a second consecutive day in the Southeastern Conference Tournament and were eliminated by Alabama with a score of 4-3. Mizzou is squarely on the bubble for an NCAA ...

Mizzou can’t hold 6-2 lead and Vandy walks off against Tigers

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on May 21, 2015 at 12:22 p.m.

To say the least, Missouri received a punch in the gut Wednesday in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The No. 7 Tigers led No. 2 Vanderbilt 6-2 late in the game, but they failed to hold on to the lead and fell 7-6 in extra innings. Vanderbilt’s ...

May 19, 2015

McClain pitches Tigers past South Carolina in SEC Tournament opener

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on May 19, 2015 at 9:00 p.m.

Heading into Missouri baseball’s final Southeastern Conference series of the regular season against Louisiana State, Tiger shortstop Ryan Howard was already thinking about a rematch with Vanderbilt. The Commodores had swept Mizzou two weeks prior, outscoring the Tigers 26-6 in the three-game set. “Obviously (Vanderbilt) is a great club, but ...

May 16, 2015

Tigers claim victory in Border War, advance to regional finals

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on May 16, 2015 at 9:17 p.m.

One of the goals for the Missouri softball team this season was to compete for an NCAA regional title. The Tigers will have their chance to do so, thanks to a thrilling 5-3 victory over rival Kansas on Saturday in Columbia in the NCAA regional semifinals. The Tigers renewed their ...

May 6, 2015

Missouri run rules Mississippi State in first game of SEC tournament

Posted to Sports Blog by Thomas Cuda on May 6, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

The Missouri Tigers (39-13) continued their run of good form against Mississippi State (35-19) in the first game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament, defeating the Bulldogs 9-0 in six innings. The Tigers were led by an impressive performance by sophomore pitcher Tori Finucane (19-8) who threw a complete game and ...

April 26, 2015

Tigers swept by Vandy in crucial SEC series

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on April 26, 2015 at 10:27 p.m.

Vanderbilt swept Missouri in a crucial three-game set in Nashville, Tennessee, to maintain its position atop the Southeastern Conference East Division. Mizzou and Vanderbilt entered the series tied for first in the division, but the No. 8 Commodores (33-12, 15-6 SEC) powered their way to dominant wins in the first ...

April 11, 2015

Klages, Fairbanks impress as Tigers top Vols

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on April 11, 2015 at 5:00 a.m.

Missouri baseball continued to impress this weekend, taking two of three games on the road against Tennessee (15-16, 5-10 Southeastern Conference). After dropping the series opener on Thursday, the Tigers (24-12, 10-5 SEC) bounced back to win the final two games of the series behind strong efforts from Jack Klages ...

March 28, 2015

Missouri women’s basketball falls in third round of WNIT

Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on March 28, 2015 at 4:50 p.m.

The Missouri women’s basketball team (19-14) concluded its season Thursday night in the third round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament with a loss against Michigan (19-14) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. While the momentum was switching constantly during the first half, the Tigers went into the second half with a ...

March 26, 2015

McClain wins SEC Pitcher of the Week for third time

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on March 26, 2015 at 5:43 p.m.

Junior Reggie McClain has been named the co-Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week for the third time this season. He is the first player to receive the honor three times this season; Louisiana State’s Aaron Nola and Mississippi State’s Ross Mitchell did so in 2014. McClain, who has molded into ...

March 23, 2015

Tigers take two of three from No. 6 South Carolina

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on March 23, 2015 at 12:04 a.m.

Even after a road sweep of Georgia to open Southeastern Conference play, the jury was still out about the Missouri baseball team. The Tigers made sure to put those questions to bed after a series win against No. 6 South Carolina this weekend. The Tigers (18-6, 5-1 SEC) took two ...