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Softball Heads to No. 8/11 Florida this Weekend for First SEC Road Trip

Softball Heads to No. 8/11 Florida this Weekend for First SEC Road Trip

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri Softball program (18-9, 0-3 SEC) will head to Gainesville, Florida, this weekend to face No. 8/11 Florida (20-4, 0-0 SEC) in the Tigers first SEC road series of the season. The three-game series will be contested at Katie Seashole Pressly Softball Stadium.

The series opener is set for 5 p.m., CT Friday followed by 1 p.m., Saturday and 12 p.m. Sunday games.

All three games will be broadcasted on SEC Network+.

Mizzou makes its second trip to the Sunshine State after opening the 2023 campaign with a tour of Florida. The Tigers went 9-2 in their season-opening trip to Florida with stops Clearwater (NFCA Division I Leadoff Classic), Orlando (UCF) and Miami (FIU Panther Invitational). Missouri is 2-0 against Florida schools this season with wins over No. 20/20 UCF and FIU.


at No. 8/12 Florida

Dates: Friday, March 17, 2022 – Sunday, March 19, 2022

Venue: Katie Seashole Pressly Softball Stadium

Location: Gainesville, Fla.

Game Times: 5 p.m., CT Friday | 1 p.m., CT Saturday | 12 p.m., CT Sunday

All-Time Series: Florida leads Missouri, 15-5 (3-1 in 2021)

Last Meetings: No. 4 Florida 7, Missouri 6 | 2021 SEC Tournament (May 14, 2021) | Tuscaloosa, Ala.

No. 3 Florida 3, Missouri 2 | May 2, 2021 | Columbia, Mo.

Missouri 10, No. 3 Florida 2 (5 Innings) | May 1, 2021 | Columbia, Mo.

No. 3 Florida 5, Missouri 2 | April 30, 2021 | Columbia, Mo.


SEC Network+: Friday | Saturday | Sunday 

Live Stats: Friday | Saturday | Sunday 

Twitter: @MizzouSoftball

Notes: Missouri | Florida

Series History

  • Florida leads the all-times series with Missouri, 15-5 (3-1 in 2021).
  • The two teams last met in 2021 with the Gators taking the regular-season series, 2-1, before a win in the SEC Tournament Semifinals.
  • Head coach Larissa Anderson is 1-4 against Florida.

Last Time Out

Mizzou swept its midweek Braggin’ Rights doubleheader over Illinois Tuesday at the Mizzou Softball Stadium. Jordan Weber and Laurin Krings, each compiled complete-game wins as the Tigers topped Illinois, 3-2 and 7-0.

Weber held Illinois hitless through five innings in the opener. She allowed just two runs on three hits over seven innings, her longest outing of the season. Weber punched out five batters in Game 1 — her highest strikeout performance…

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