Tiger Softball Defeats LSU 3-2

On Sunday, #12 Missouri (26-7, 11-6) defeated #11 LSU (37-11, 12-6) by the final score of 3-2 to take the weekend series by a 2-1 margin.

On Sunday, #12 Missouri (26-7, 11-6) defeated #11 LSU (37-11, 12-6) by the final score of 3-2 to take the weekend series by a 2-1 margin.

For Missouri, it was a pair of seniors who stepped up, as Chelsea Thomas (17-4, 1.41 ERA) went the distance, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits, while walking 1 batter and striking out 10, including 5 of the last 6 LSU batters she faced, and Nicole Hudson homered twice and drove home all 3 Missouri runs. For Hudson, who raised her season BA to .364, the 2 HRs were her 11th and 12th of the season, and the 3 RBIs raised her season total to 31 RBIs.

Hudson accounted for 3 of Missouri's 6 hits off of LSU ace Rachele Fico (22-9), who walked 2 while striking out 5.

Coach Earleywine had Mackenzie Sykes in CF, Carlie Rose in RF, and Kelsi Jones in LF, as he continues to mix and match in search of the final pieces to his line-up.


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