Missouri beats Illinois State, one step closer to College World Series
May 18, 2012
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A juggled lineup lead to a better offensive game for Missouri Friday night in the regional softball tournament game against Illinois State. Chelsea Thomas pitched five scoreless innings to help Missouri beat the Redbirds 6-0.
Ashley Fleming and Kayla Kingsley picked up two hits each and Kelsea Roth picked up her seventh home run as the Tigers recorded nine hits, the most since their April 28 game against Iowa State.
DePaul beat Massachusetts 3-0 in the opening game. Missouri faces DePaul at 3 p.m. Saturday, followed by Massachusetts against Illinois State at 5:30 p.m. The loser of the Missouri-DePaul game facing the winner of the ISU-UMass game at 8 p.m.