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(13) Mizzou Softball upsets (6) Alabama 8-6 in game 1

By Sherree Burruss, Sports Reporter, sherree.burruss@kmiz.com
Published On: May 01 2014 10:11:43 PM CDT
Updated On: May 01 2014 10:49:59 PM CDT
COLUMBIA, Mo. -

On Thursday, the No. 13 Missouri tigers beat No. 6 Alabama 8-6 after four lead changes.

Tori Finucane started in the circle for the Tigers, pitching seven innings allowing nine hits, six runs and five strike outs.

First batter for the Roll Tide hits a home run off Finucane giving Alabama a 1-0 lead in the first.

In the third and fourth innings, Missouri gains their first lead 5-2 after a Kelsea Roth home run at the bottom of the fourth.

Top of the fifth inning Alabama hits a grand slam to retake the lead 6-5.

Bottom of the sixth, Mizzou takes back the lead 8-6 and at the top of the 7th a fielders choice at second sealed the upset over Alabama.

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