Vock's Walk Off Homer Lifts Tigers Past Sooners

5 years 11 months 1 week ago April 17, 2011 Apr 17, 2011 Sunday, April 17 2011 Sunday, April 17, 2011 2:17:00 PM CDT in Tiger Talk
Source: Steven Keers - Press Release
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COLUMBIA - The Missouri softball team was able to get the win on Saturday with the help of senior Abby Vock in their first extra inning game of the season. Vock stepped up to the plate in ninth and hit a walk-off home run on a 3-2 pitch to lift the Tigers past the Sooners 3-2 in the series opener. Saturday's homer was Vock's third of the season, a career high for the TIger.

Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas got the win, improving to 19-3 on the season. Thomas got a career-high 17 strike-outs, the second most in a game at Missouri.

These two teams will play again on Sunday afternoon with a 3 p.m. start time, with the Tigers looking to pick up the sweep. Sunday's game will air live nationally on ESPN.

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