MO State HS Sports

Softball Drops Series Opener to No. 12/12 Arkansas Friday

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri softball program (31-23, 5-17 SEC) fell to No. 12/12 Arkansas (38-14, 14-8 SEC), 9-0, in the series opener Friday night at the Mizzou Softball Stadium.

Centerfielder Alex Honnold impressed in the contest for Mizzou, going 2-for-2 for her 19th multi-hit game of the season.

The Razorbacks would get on the board in the opening frame, plating two on a RBI single from second base Kristina Foreman.

Arkansas would push across another in the top of the second, as left fielder Raigan Kramer knocked a sacrifice fly to extend the edge to 3-0.

That margin would increase to five in the third, after a RBI double from Foreman followed by a Lauren Camenzind RBI base hit.

The Arkansas lead would swell to nine in the fifth, as the Razorbacks batted around, collecting four runs on five hits, including a pair of doubles to secure the run-rule win.

Chenise Delce picked up the win for Arkansas, allowing no runs on two hits with five strikeouts for the complete-game shutout.


  • Alex Honnold led the Tigers at the dish, going 2-for-2 for her 19th multi-hit game of the campaign.
  • Senior Megan Schumacher fanned a pair in the contest for her third-straight outing with multiple strikeouts. It marked her 19th appearance of the season.
  • Jenna Laird and Payton Jackson each posted walks to extend their reached-base streaks to six and three games, respectively.
  • Jordan Weber was handed the loss, allowing one earned run on four hits with a walk.
  • Emma Nichols made her sixth appearance of the season, earning the final out in the fifth.

Looking Ahead

Missouri will continue the weekend series with No. 12/12 Arkansas Saturday at 4 p.m., CT. The game will be broadcasted on SEC Network+.

The Tigers will honor Kendal Cook, Payton Jackson, Addie Lange, Hannah McGivern, Megan Moll, Emma Nichols, Megan Schumacher, and Jordan Weber following the contest for Senior Day.

Fans can receive Own It cups, while supplies last.


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This article is provided by University of Missouri Athletics