The University of Missouri was eliminated in college baseball losing two games this weekend. Mizzou ends their season 39-21, it was their 6 th straight NCAA appearance.
After Mizzou opened with a 7-0 win over Ole Miss on Friday, the Tigers lost 6-5 to top ranked Miami, then got knocked out yesterday losing 9-6 to Ole Miss. Mizzou scored four in the 5 th only to give up four in the bottom of the 5 th . Mizzou had a 6-5 lead, before the Rebels scored four again in the bottom of the 8 th .
After sophomore Greg Folgia led off the game by drawing a walk for Mizzou, Ole Miss starter Brett Bukvich then retired the next 13 Tigers. The Tigers scored four runs in the fifth inning, including an RBI single from junior Kyle Mach, a run-scoring double from Folgia and a two-run single by junior Ryan Lollis. Lollis would leave the game in the fifth inning after injuring himself when he stole second base.
Ole Miss answered with four runs of its own in the bottom of the fifth to tie the game at four, getting five hits in the inning, including three doubles.
The game remained tied until Ole Miss third baseman Cody Overbeck singled in the bottom of the seventh inning to drive in Fuller Smith with the go-ahead run.
Mizzou (39-21) scored twice in its half of the eighth inning, to take its first lead of the day. Senior Jacob Priday singled, stole second and scored on a base hit by Pietroburgo. After Pietroburgo was lifted for pinch runner Rex Meyr. Gray then reached safely on an infield single and Meyr scored all the way from second base to put the Tigers in front by a run.
However, Ole Miss (39-25) loaded the bases in the bottom of the eighth and Logan Power hit a grand slam, his second of the year, to put the Rebels ahead for good.