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Genovese rallys Missouri over Bradley in regional opener

By Sherree Burruss, Sports Reporter, sherree.burruss@kmiz.com
Published On: May 16 2014 09:37:09 PM CDT
Updated On: May 16 2014 11:19:52 PM CDT

Genovese comes through for Mizzou softball, MU golf puts itself in good position for day 3, while Missouri  baseball hosts 24th-ranked Arkansas

COLUMBIA, Mo. -

Friday afternoon, the No. 15 Missouri rallied to beat Bradley 6-5 in eight innings.

After losing a four to nothing lead, Corrin Genovese lead the Tigers to a come back at the bottom of the eighth in the second game of the NCAA Softball Tournament regional bracket.

Casey Stangel started in the circle as ace pitcher Tori Finucane suffered a strained thumb Tuesday and could not pitch.

At the top of the bottom of the sixth inning, Mizzou was up four runs. Then Bradley went on a scoring spree racking up five runs with one out at the top of the seventh.

Corrin Genovese had a stand out game for the Tigers, the junior short stop scored the tying run unearned at the bottom of the

Going into the eighth inning, Marble took the circle and recorded no hits, no runs or errors allowing the Tigers a chance to win the game.

Bottom of the eighth, bases loaded, Genovese hits an RBI single to left field bringing Taylor Gadbois home for the win.

Following the game head coach Ehren Earleywine says today was abot, "playing and surviving," and that tomorrow against Kansas he feels they are the true underdogs.

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