8th ranked Mizzou softball plays host to the Columbia Regional for the fifth-straight season as it begins its quest for an NCAA Division I Softball Championship. The sixth-seeded Tigers are joined in the regional by Hofstra (43-11), Oregon State (33-22) and Stony Brook (35-23).
SCOUTING STONY BROOK
Stony Brook enters the NCAA postseason with a 35-23 overall record and 10-8 mark in the American East Conference. The Seawolves are led offensively by sophomore infielder Bria Green, who has batted .355 this season with 18 doubles and seven home runs. The team leader in RBI is sophomore Shayla Giosia, who has driven in 35. Green trails her with 32 RBI. Stony Brook has three pitchers who have logged at least 100.0 innings in the circle, with sophomore Allison Cukrov leading the staff with 186.2 innings pitched for a 15-14 record and 2.74 ERA. For the year, Cukrov has struck out 147 batters and issued 82 walks. Junior Christine Lucido (117.0 IP) has compiled a 2.08 ERA with a 12-2 record, while freshman Jane Salen (100.0 IP) has pitched to an 8-7 record with a 3.08 ERA.