GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The 16th-seeded Alabama softball team capitalized on two errors Thursday night to beat top-seeded Florida 3-0 in Game 1 of the NCAA tournament's Super Regional. Alabama (46-16) was again led by a stellar pitching performance from Alexis Osorio (23-7), who earned the complete-game shutout win while limiting Florida (53-8) to three hits.
HOOVER, Alabama -- Andy Cannizaro has managed the Mississippi State baseball team's limited pitching staff for months now. As difficult as it has been, he has come to learn what a staff short on numbers needs. On most days, it needs a savior. In a perfect world, that savior is the starting pitcher going deep into a game to save bullpen arms. When that doesn't pan out, he can turn to Peyton Plumlee.
Mississippi State freshman forward Mario Kegler has reportedly asked for his release and intends to transfer. The news was first reported by Evan Daniels of Scout.com.
LEXINGTON, Kentucky -- Four members of the Mississippi State track and field team secured spots for the NCAA Track and Field Championships on Thursday after the first day of the NCAA East Preliminary round.
LOS ANGELES -- In its first NCAA tournament Super Regional game, the No. 12 Ole Miss softball team was a strike away twice from taking Game 1, but rallies by No. 5 UCLA gave the home team an 8-7 victory Thursday night at Easton Stadium.
Arkansas baseball coach Dave Van Horn saw the looming danger of Brent Rooker coming from innings away.
For the 22nd time this season, the Mississippi State baseball team came from behind to win a game. This time it waited until the last inning to do it.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Andy Cannizaro generally checks up on his starting pitchers after each inning, even if he only asks how they feel. Cannizaro didn't need to do that with Konnor Pilkington on Wednesday morning. He quickly saw there wasn't much to discuss.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Andy Cannizaro had plenty of choices. With four players for three spots in the lineup, Mississippi State's baseball coach thought defense was what his team needed with ace Konnor Pilkington on the mound in an elimination game at the Southeastern Conference tournament.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama Athletic Director Greg Byrne announced Wednesday the school has fired baseball coach Greg Goff after one season.
ATHENS, Ga. -- Mississippi State saw one of its top-10 seeded players advance, while Ole Miss saw both of its players move on and Alabama had its only representative lose Wednesday in the first round of the NCAA Tennis Singles Championship at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Alex Faedo allowed one run in six innings, and Christian Hicks drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth inning to score what proved to be the winning run in the No. 4 and top-seeded Florida baseball team's 5-4 victory against No. 20 and eighth-seeded Auburn on Wednesday night in the Southeastern Conference tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
BILOXI -- The No. 15 and top-seeded Southern Mississippi baseball team saw its 14-game winning streak end Wednesday in a 9-2 to eighth-seeded Texas-San Antonio in the Conference USA Championship at MGM Park.
HOOVER, Ala. -- After waiting more than three hours to start its SEC tournament game, the Ole Miss baseball team built an early lead but couldn't hold on in a 5-4 loss to No. 24 Auburn in the final game Tuesday at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Former New Hope High School standout Will Golsan went 2-for-3 with two runs for his team-leading 20th multi-hit game of the year for the No. 9 seed Rebels (32-25), who will await word on a possible NCAA tournament bid. The tournament field will be announced at 11 a.m. Monday on ESPNU.
ATHENS, Ga. -- Mississippi State men's tennis sophomore Nuno Borges opens play today against No. 53 Adam Moundir of Old Dominion at 12:30 p.m. at the NCAA Singles Championship at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Robbie Glendinning hit a grand slam and Andy Toelken pitched 4 2/3 innings of scoreless relief Tuesday as the Missouri baseball team eliminated Texas A&M 12-7 in the Southeastern Conference tournament.
HOOVER, Alabama -- The Mississippi State baseball team's Southeastern Conference schedule has kept starting pitcher Konnor Pilkington from having a normal routine. This time, a schedule tweak might help him.
HOOVER, Alabama -- For a man who used to make his living as a baseball scout, Mississippi State baseball coach Andy Cannizaro isn't afraid to recite the numbers. When it comes to battling for Brent Rooker, the numbers are all Cannizaro needs.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Eric Stovall remembers the smallest details of the day his son, Hunter, was born. On Sept. 5, 1996, Eric carried Hunter, seemingly healthy even if six weeks premature, from the delivery room to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Brookwood Hospital. After a few minutes, he went to retrieve his mother-in-law to see Hunter. Eric turned the corner to see his son being revived.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Sydney Springfield hit a two-run home run, and junior right-hander Carley Hoover allowed only four hits in relief to lead the No. 13 seed and No. 18 LSU softball team to a 5-1 victory against No. 14 Louisiana in the final game of the NCAA tournament's Baton Rouge Regional at Tiger Park.
1. Columbus High softball standout Conner signs with EMCC HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Alabama fires baseball coach Goff after one season COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Pilkington delivers dominating effort on mound COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Game notes: Rooker delivers again for MSU COLLEGE SPORTS