April 13, 2012
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The No. 9 Missouri softball team (31-7, 9-4 Big 12) dropped the series opener to the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Friday night, as the offense managed just one hit in the 2-0 defeat. The Red Raider starter Brittany Talley shut down the Tigers, surrendering the one hit, as Texas Tech ended Missouri's home winning streak at 22 games.
Texas Tech 2, No. 9 Mizzou 0
|W - Talley (10-2)||7.0||1||0||0||0||1|
|L - Thomas (16-5)||7.0||6||2||2||4||11|
|MU - Genovese||3||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|TTU - Bledsoe||4||1||2||0||0||0||0|
From there, Talley would set down the next 19 hitters in order into the seventh inning. The only other Tiger hitter to reach would be Kelsea Roth, who reached via an error with two outs in the frame.
The Red Raiders got their two runs in the sixth inning, scoring the first on a wild pitch and the second on a bases loaded walk. Emily Bledsoe and Logan Hall each singled to start the inning and put two aboard. A sacrifice bunt moved them into scoring position and an intentional walk loaded the bases with one out. The wild pitch moved each runner up a base, scoring Bledsoe, and two start walks plated the other run.
Chelsea Thomas took the loss, falling to 16-5 on the season. She threw all seven innings, giving up two runs on six hits with four walks and 11 strikeouts. Talley surrendered just the one hit for Texas Tech and threw just 79 pitches in the complete game shutout.
Game two of the series is scheduled for 2 p.m. CT on Saturday afternoon. Stay tuned to mutigers.com and Mizzou softball on both Facebook and Twitter for any updates or changes with possible inclement weather approaching the area.
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