The Missouri Tigers softball team is heading to Alabama for their first ever Super Regional appearance. They’ll play the Crimson Tide this Friday and Saturday. It’s a best of three series and the winner goes onto the women’s college world series.
The Tigers advance after winning the Iowa City Regional beating host Iowa twice Listen to senior first basemen Amanda Renth, the team leader in home runs as she talks about finally getting to take the next step in college career, plus find out why her parents won’t be there.
Also head coach Ehren Earlywine talks about how he is preparing his team for an experienced Alabama team.
The Tigers finished the regular season 44-14 and were abruptly eliminated on the first day of the Big 12 tournament losing to Texas Tech 5-4. Mizzou then headed to Iowa City for regional play last weekend, where they beat Iowa 3-2, tying the game in the bottom of the 7th, then winning in the bottom of the 8th. In game two, they came back from a 1-0 deficit over Long Beach State to hold onto a 5-3 win. Then, in the final, knocked out Iowa after giving up a 3-1 lead in the 7th to rally for a 5-4 come from behind win.