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  • Photo from Feb. 2, 2017

    Missouri Tigers softball head coach Ehren Earleywine celebrates after player Abby Vock (10) is declared safe at home plate at University Field in Columbia, Mo. Earleywine was involved in a heated email exchange that was made public by espnW. (Feb. 2, 2017)

  • Photo from June 3, 2015

    Missouri Tigers softball head coach Ehren Earleywine celebrates after player Abby Vock (10) is declared safe at home plate at University Field in Columbia, Mo. Earleywine was involved in a heated email exchange that was made public by espnW. (June 3, 2015)

  • Photo from Feb. 21, 2012

    A fan holds up a sign praising the team's sixth man earlier this month at ESPN's College GameDay at Mizzou Arena. (Feb. 21, 2012)

  • Photo from Feb. 14, 2012

    Sophomore Phil Pressey eyes the opposing Kansas defense during a 74-71 victory Feb. 4 at Mizzou Arena. (Feb. 14, 2012)

  • Photo from Feb. 10, 2012

    Senior guard Marcus Denmon lays the ball in during Saturday's victory over Kansas at Mizzou Arena. Denmon's 29-point performance earned him Big 12 Player of the Week honors. (Feb. 10, 2012)

  • Photo from Feb. 7, 2012

    Senior forward Steve Moore joins the students in celebrating a 74-71 victory over No. 8 Kansas on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers finished the game on an 11-0 run in the final 3:24. (Feb. 7, 2012)

  • Photo from Feb. 4, 2012

    Senior forward Steve Moore celebrates a 74-71 victory over Kansas on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers defeated the Jayhawks in what could be the last time the teams ever play at Missouri. (Feb. 4, 2012)

  • Photo from Jan. 27, 2012

    Sophomore guard Phil Pressey gives a no-look pass as he drives through the lane against Texas A&M at Mizzou Arena. Pressey is second in the Big 12 Conference in assists and assist-to-turnover ratio. (Jan. 27, 2012)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2012

    Junior guard Michael Dixon celebrates a steal and transition layup last week at Mizzou Arena. With a record of 18-1, the Tigers are ranked No. 2 in this week's AP Top 25 poll. (Jan. 24, 2012)

  • Photo from Jan. 24, 2012

    Senior forward Ricardo Ratliffe lays the ball in over a Texas A&M defender in last Monday's game at Mizzou Arena. Ratliffe became the first Tiger this year to be named Big 12 Conference Player of the Week. (Jan. 24, 2012)

  • Photo from Jan. 20, 2012

    Missouri sophomore point guard Phil Pressey goes up for a dunk in a game against Navy earlier this season at Mizzou Arena. No. 5 Missouri enters the game against No. 3 Baylor tied with the Bears for second place in the Big 12 Conference. (Jan. 20, 2012)

  • Photo from Jan. 20, 2012

    Senior forward Laurence Bowers watches the Tigers from the sidelines after suffering a season-ending ACL injury. Bowers is on his way to full recovery and will be eligible to play next season. (Jan. 20, 2012)

  • Photo from Jan. 16, 2012

    Junior guard Michael Dixon celebrates, after a steal and transition layup, as he gets back on defense Monday afternoon at Mizzou Arena. Dixon led the Tigers to a 70-51 victory over Texas A&M with 18 points off the bench. (Jan. 16, 2012)

  • Photo from Jan. 14, 2012

    Sophomore point guard Phil Pressey celebrates as he runs down the floor after a key transition dunk in the second half Saturday afternoon at Mizzou Arena. Pressey helped lead the Tigers to a 84-73 victory over the Texas Longhorns, which put them at 16-1 on the season (Jan. 14, 2012)

  • Photo from Dec. 10, 2011

    Sophomore point guard Phil Pressey goes up for a transition dunk against Navy on Saturday night at Mizzou Arena. The undefeated Tigers improved to 9-0 with the 84-59 victory. (Dec. 10, 2011)

  • Photo from Nov. 15, 2011

    Seniors Steve Moore and Ricardo Ratliffe block the shot of former Missouri Tiger Tyler Stone Friday night at Mizzou Arena. Moore and Ratliffe combined for 77 blocks last season and will play a vital role in controlling the paint this season with the Tigers smaller lineup. (Nov. 15, 2011)

  • Photo from Nov. 15, 2011

    Under coach Frank Haith, the Tigers have moved from an 11-man rotation to an eight-man rotation this season. In addition to the reduction, the Tigers are faced with the challenges of avoiding fatigue and injury that could hinder their season success. (Nov. 15, 2011)

  • Photo from Nov. 15, 2011

    Senior guard Kim English supports his team from the sideline Monday night at Mizzou Arena. English was 5-for-8 from the field with four three-pointers, helping the Tigers to a 81-63 victory over Mercer. (Nov. 15, 2011)

  • Photo from Nov. 15, 2011

    Coach Frank Haith calls a play from the sidelines Monday night at Mizzou Arena. Haith led the Tigers to a 2-0 record after the 81-63 victory over Mercer. (Nov. 15, 2011)

  • Photo from Nov. 15, 2011

    Redshirt freshman Kadeem Green blocks out for a rebound Monday night at Mizzou Arena. Green, at 6 feet 8 inches, takes on the challenge of replacing Laurence Bowers this season. (Nov. 15, 2011)

  • Photo from Nov. 15, 2011

    Senior guard Kim English goes up for a jump shot Monday night at Mizzou Arena. Coming off an underwhelming 2010-11 season, English is faced with the challenge of playing power forward. (Nov. 15, 2011)

  • Photo from Nov. 15, 2011

    Senior guard Marcus Denmon jumps into the spotlight during the pregame introductions Monday night at Mizzou Arena. Denmon led the Tigers last season with almost 17 points per game and a .448 three-point percentage. (Nov. 15, 2011)

  • Photo from Nov. 15, 2011

    Sophomore guard Phil Pressey drives past a Southeast Missouri State University defender Friday night at Mizzou Arena. Pressey hopes to carry over his success from last year to this season. (Nov. 15, 2011)

  • Photo from Nov. 8, 2011

    Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III hurdles over a Missouri defender Saturday night at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas. Griffin is considered by many to be one of the frontrunners for the Heisman Trophy this season. (Nov. 8, 2011)

  • Photo from Nov. 6, 2011

    Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton and SEC Commissioner Mike Slive celebrate the announcement of the University of Missouri's move to the Southeastern Conference Sunday night in the Student Center. (Nov. 6, 2011)

  • Photo from Nov. 1, 2011

    MU and MSSU fans sported signs to cheer on their respective teams during the One State, One Spirit Classic on Sunday in Joplin. The Leggett and Platt Arena sold out with a record-breaking 3,477 people attending the game. (Nov. 1, 2011)

  • Photo from Nov. 1, 2011

    Junior guard Michael Dixon drives by Missouri Southern State University defender Jason Adams on Sunday night in Joplin. Dixon finished with 19 points and eight rebounds, just missing a double-double. (Nov. 1, 2011)

  • Photo from Oct. 11, 2011

    Quarterback James Franklin hands the ball off to Henry Josey on Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, Kans. The Tigers fell short in a 24-17 loss to the Wildcats, putting their overall record at 2-3. (Oct. 11, 2011)

  • Photo from Oct. 9, 2011

    Kicker Grant Ressel raises his helmet as Kansas state kicks off to the Tigers on Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, Kansas. Ressel missed two vital field goals in the 24-17 loss. (Oct. 9, 2011)

  • Photo from Oct. 4, 2011

    Sophomore Eric Garcia slides into second base during an exhibition game against the Ontario Rays on Saturday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers went on to win 22-2. (Oct. 4, 2011)

  • Photo from Sept. 27, 2011

    Quarterback James Franklin looks downfield for an open receiver as the pocket collapses around him Saturday night at the Gaylord-Family Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla. Franklin passed for 291 yards with one touchdown and two rushing touchdowns. (Sept. 27, 2011)

  • Photo from Sept. 27, 2011

    Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones calls an audible at the line Saturday night against the Tigers at the Gaylord-Family Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla. Jones passed for 448 yards and 3 touchdowns in the 38-28 victory over the Tigers. (Sept. 27, 2011)

  • Photo from Sept. 25, 2011

    Oklahoma senior Ryan Broyles catches a touchdown pass in the 4th quarter on Saturday night at Gaylord-Family Memorial Stadium. The Tigers move to an overall record of 2-2 after the 38-28 loss to the Sooners. (Sept. 25, 2011)

  • Photo from Sept. 23, 2011

    Freshman goalie McKenzie Sauerwein punches away the ball from Ohio State players Friday night at Walton Stadium. Sauerwein protected her territory in the 1-0 Tiger victory. (Sept. 23, 2011)

  • Photo from Sept. 23, 2011

    Junior defender Jessica Greer slide kicks Ohio State forward Paige Maxwell on Aug. 26 at Walton Stadium. The Tigers went on to defeat the Buckeyes 1-0. (Sept. 23, 2011)

  • Photo from Sept. 23, 2011

    Junior Haley Krentz attempts to head the ball into the goal against the Ohio State Buckeyes on Aug. 26 at Walton Stadium. Although she missed on this attempt, the Tigers went on to win 1-0. (Sept. 23, 2011)

  • Photo from Sept. 16, 2011

    Sophomore James Franklin threw for 319 yards last Friday against Arizona State. Despite the overtime loss to the Sun Devils, Franklin hopes to bounce back tomorrow night against Western Illinois. (Sept. 16, 2011)

  • Photo from Sept. 16, 2011

    Many people see the Gateway Arch in St. Louis as a national landmark. St. Louis recently made a list of top 10 towns to live in post-graduation. (Sept. 16, 2011)

  • Photo from Sept. 13, 2011

    Sophomore James Franklin sprints upfield for a gain Saturday at Sun Devils Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. The Tigers couldn't capitalize on Franklin's 319 passing yards, losing 37-30 in overtime. (Sept. 13, 2011)

  • Photo from Sept. 13, 2011

    Defensive Specialist Priscilla Armendariz returns a serve during practice Aug. 25 at the Hearnes Center. Armendariz has dug up 92 balls already this season, averaging 3.68 digs per set. (Sept. 13, 2011)

  • Photo from Aug. 30, 2011

    Freshman goalie McKenzie Sauerwein punches away the ball from Ohio State players Friday night at Walton Stadium. Sauerwein protected the goal all night, shutting out the Buckeyes and giving the Tigers a 1-0 victory. (Aug. 30, 2011)

  • Photo from Aug. 26, 2011

    Defensive Specialist Priscilla Armendariz returns a serve during practice Thursday at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers open their season today with the Tiger Invitational. (Aug. 26, 2011)

  • Photo from Aug. 23, 2011

    Performer Jason Derulo stares into the crowd as he enters the stage Saturday night at the Hearnes Center. The concert was originally planned to be outside, but was moved inside due to weather. (Aug. 23, 2011)

  • Photo from Aug. 23, 2011

    Senior Kelsey Blincow fends off Eastern Illinois' Erika Prazma on Aug. 21 at Walton Stadium. Blincow scored in the 68th minute as well as assisted freshman Taylor Grant in the 76th minute. (Aug. 23, 2011)

  • Photo from Aug. 23, 2011

    Sophomore Alyssa Diggs jumps over Eastern Illinois' Lauren Hoppensteadt on Aug. 21 at Walton Stadium. The Tigers won 4-1 and improved their record to 1-1. (Aug. 23, 2011)

  • Photo from May 6, 2011

    Joshua Johnson, MU student and co-founder of the free mobile application called OMG Coupons, asks guest speaker Brad Feld a question via skype at the first Innovation Bash on Tuesday at the award-winning Museao building. The League of Innovators has more than 10,000 square feet of unique working environments to inspire entrepreneurship. (May 6, 2011)

  • Photo from May 6, 2011

    Freshman Maddison Ruggeberg watches the opposing pitcher Wednesday in the second game of a doubleheader at University Field. The Tigers swept Western Illinois 7-2 and 5-0.  (May 6, 2011)

  • Photo from May 3, 2011

    Former Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith, who was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday, holds an American flag high on Sunday night. (May 3, 2011)

  • Photo from May 3, 2011

    Sophomore Blake Brown celebrates with teammates following his three-run home run in the sixth inning of Saturday's matchup against Texas A&M at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers would go on to win 9-1 and win two of the three games of the series. (May 3, 2011)

  • Photo from April 29, 2011

    The McDonald's location on Lowry Mall will close May 13 after more than 30 years of operation. The space will be taken over by the Student Success Center. (April 29, 2011)

  • Photo from April 29, 2011

    Junior Conner Mach high-fives his teammates during a game against Missouri State on Wednesday. Mach was named Big 12 Player of the Week on Tuesday. (April 29, 2011)

  • Photo from April 26, 2011

    Junior Dusty Ross pitches against Kansas on April 17 at Taylor Stadium. Missouri won its first Big 12 series victory this season over the weekend against Baylor. (April 26, 2011)

  • Photo from April 26, 2011

    Junior Dusty Ross pitches against Kansas on April 17 at Taylor Stadium. Missouri won its first Big 12 series victory this season over the weekend against Baylor. (April 26, 2011)

  • Photo from April 22, 2011

    Senior Jonah Schmidt leads the Tigers in batting average, home runs and RBIs in the 2011 regular season. During the Tigers' nine-game losing streak, Schmidt batted .333. (April 22, 2011)

  • Photo from April 19, 2011

    Sophomore Blake Brown steals second base for the second time against the Kansas Jayhawks on Sunday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers lost the game on Sunday by a score of 6-0 and lost the series 2-1. (April 19, 2011)

  • Photo from April 19, 2011

    Missouri softball head coach Ehren Earleywine celebrates after senior Abby Vock is declared safe at home plate Sunday at University Field. The Tigers defeated the Oklahoma Sooners 1-0 in the 11th inning. (April 19, 2011)

  • Photo from April 15, 2011

    Head coach Tim Jamieson argues with an umpire over a home run call on March 12 at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers lost their eighth consecutive game Wednesday. (April 15, 2011)

  • Photo from April 12, 2011

    Sophomore quarterback James Franklin hands the ball off to redshirt senior De'Vion Moore during last Saturday's scrimmage at Faurot Field. The Tigers will play in their annual Black and Gold game Saturday at Faurot Field. (April 12, 2011)

  • Photo from April 8, 2011

    Student athletes participate in small groups at Fellowship of Christian Athletes on Tuesday at the Mizzou Athletics Training Complex. Athletes met and prayed for each others' struggles throughout the week. (April 8, 2011)

  • Photo from April 5, 2011

    Senior Phil McCormick pitches the final innings against LeMoyne on March 12 at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers will play Kansas on Wednesday in Kansas City. (April 5, 2011)

  • Photo from March 22, 2011

    Senior Alex Gold performs her floor routine Saturday at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers finished in fourth place at the Big 12 Championship meet. (March 22, 2011)

  • Photo from March 18, 2011

    Former Missouri football players rest Thursday during pro day as Blaine Gabbert prepares to throw for NFL scouts. (March 18, 2011)

  • Photo from March 18, 2011

    Former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert warms up to throw for NFL scouts at Missouri's pro day on Thursday. Gabbert completed 44 of 49 passes at the Dan Devine Indoor Pavilion. (March 18, 2011)

  • Photo from March 15, 2011

    Freshman Patrick Stewart skateboards in the warm weather Friday at the Columbia Cosmopolitan Recreation Area. (March 15, 2011)

  • Photo from March 15, 2011

    Presidential Search Committee Chairman Warren Erdman listens to public feedback on the search for the university next president. The committee held a public forum Monday at the Reynolds Alumni Center. (March 15, 2011)

  • Photo from March 15, 2011

    The Espresso Book Machine, located on the lower level of the MU Student Center, is capable of printing and binding a book from a PDF file. The machine has seen increased use this semester. (March 15, 2011)

  • Photo from March 15, 2011

    Missouri baseball head coach Tim Jamieson watches his team take the lead against Le Moyne on Saturday at Taylor Stadium. Saturday marked Jamieson's 550th career win. (March 15, 2011)

  • Photo from March 15, 2011

    Redshirt sophmore Chelsea Thomas allowed only two hits against Illinois on Sunday. The Tigers defeated the Fighting Illini 8-0. (March 15, 2011)

  • Photo from March 11, 2011

    The Missouri Tigers get hyped up before the Wednesday game against Arkansas. The Tigers went on to defeat Arkansas 12-0 in five innings. (March 11, 2011)

  • Photo from March 4, 2011

    Activist Reyneld Sanon speaks about the mass displacement of people in Haiti on Thursday at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. Sanon is a grassroots activist who has three decades of experience working with civil society organizations and the popular movement in Haiti. (March 4, 2011)

  • Photo from March 4, 2011

    Senior Rhea Taylor celebrates with fans after the second game of a doubleheader against Drake on Wednesday. The Tigers defeated Drake by scores of 5-0 and 8-1. (March 4, 2011)

  • Photo from Feb. 25, 2011

    Junior guard Kim English drives past Baylor's A.J. Walton on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. Fresh off topping the 1,000-point mark against Iowa State, English finished with 16 points to help the Tigers to a 77-59 victory over the Bears. (Feb. 25, 2011)

  • Photo from Feb. 25, 2011

    Junior guard Kim English drives past Baylor's A.J. Walton on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. Fresh off topping the 1,000-point mark against Iowa State, English finished with 16 points to help the Tigers to a 77-59 victory over the Bears. (Feb. 25, 2011)

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