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.
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SEC Network+: Friday | Saturday | Sunday
Live Stats: Friday | Saturday | Sunday
Notes: Missouri | Florida
- 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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