Columbia College Softball Sweeps Lyon Behind Richter's No-Hitter

6 years 6 months 1 week ago Saturday, April 06 2013 Apr 6, 2013 Saturday, April 06, 2013 3:34:00 PM CDT April 06, 2013 in Sports

BATESVILLE, AR -- The Cougar Softball team swept Lyon College this afternoon in an American Midwest Conference doubleheader, winning game one in five innings by a 12-0 score and taking game two 7-2. Columbia improves to 9-12 overall and 4-0 in conference play with the two wins.

The Cougars got off to a quick start with two runs in top of the first inning of game one. Senior Jamie Holmes led off the contest with a single and came around to score after a pair of stolen bases. Marli Hayes followed with a one-out walk and stole second base before scoring on a two-out single by Whitni Howell. After a scoreless second inning, the Columbia offense came alive with three runs in the third, two in the fourth, and five more in the fifth inning to take a 12-0 lead. Junior Kristin Eiken capped off the scoring with her first home run of the season, a two-run shot to left-center field with two outs in the fifth.

The Cougars provided more than enough offense for starting pitcher Taylor Richter, who picked up her fifth win of the season. The junior hurler no-hit the Scots over five innings and allowed just one base-runner for the game. Hayes went 3 for 3 to lead the Columbia offense, while Eiken and Howell each finished with three RBI.

The Cougars took another early lead in game two as they picked up two runs in the first as Taylor Atwood singled home Eiken and later came around to score on a wild pitch. Columbia picked up two runs in the second and fifth innings and added another in the sixth for a 7-0 advantage. Cougar starter Amber Boehme threw five shutout innings before being relieved by Tiffany Urwiler. Lyon was able to push across two runs in the seventh before Columbia closed out the 7-2 victory.

Boehme earned her third win of the year in the circle for the Cougars, allowing five hits in her five innings of work. Holmes and Eiken each finished two hits and two runs scored to lead Columbia at the plate.

The Cougars will return home to host Hannibal-LaGrange University on Monday, April 8th in an AMC doubleheader. First pitch is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. at Antimi Black Field.

More News

Grid
List
COLUMBIA - Maries County sheriff's deputies said a drunk driver was to blame in a fatal car crash from early... More >>
2 hours ago Sunday, October 13 2019 Oct 13, 2019 Sunday, October 13, 2019 8:46:00 PM CDT October 13, 2019 in News
ROCHEPORT - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources said the number of people using the Katy Trail is down by... More >>
7 hours ago Sunday, October 13 2019 Oct 13, 2019 Sunday, October 13, 2019 3:08:00 PM CDT October 13, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - The CDC began monitoring the 2019-2020 flu season this weekend. And doctors are urging people to get their... More >>
7 hours ago Sunday, October 13 2019 Oct 13, 2019 Sunday, October 13, 2019 2:55:00 PM CDT October 13, 2019 in Continuous News
COLUMBIA — Six Columbia churches had their first Sunday service with improved emergency health precautions on Oct. 13. The... More >>
8 hours ago Sunday, October 13 2019 Oct 13, 2019 Sunday, October 13, 2019 2:00:00 PM CDT October 13, 2019 in News
HARSTBURG – Celebrating another fall season with pumpkin carving, hayrides and a straw maze, the 28th annual Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival... More >>
14 hours ago Sunday, October 13 2019 Oct 13, 2019 Sunday, October 13, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT October 13, 2019 in News
TOKYO (AP) — A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon... More >>
1 day ago Saturday, October 12 2019 Oct 12, 2019 Saturday, October 12, 2019 8:03:00 PM CDT October 12, 2019 in News
LILBOURN, Mo. (AP) — A small earthquake has been reported in southeastern Missouri. The U.S. Geological Survey says... More >>
1 day ago Saturday, October 12 2019 Oct 12, 2019 Saturday, October 12, 2019 7:41:00 PM CDT October 12, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA — One person died after a crash in Cooper County Saturday morning. Haven Pennington, 19, drove her Pontiac... More >>
1 day ago Saturday, October 12 2019 Oct 12, 2019 Saturday, October 12, 2019 4:55:00 PM CDT October 12, 2019 in News
There is 5:40 left in the game. North Kansas City's Ronaldo Calderon kicks a field goal to give the... More >>
1 day ago Saturday, October 12 2019 Oct 12, 2019 Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:36:00 PM CDT October 12, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY — The dome of the Missouri Capitol building will be lit pink in honor of breast cancer... More >>
1 day ago Saturday, October 12 2019 Oct 12, 2019 Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:08:00 PM CDT October 12, 2019 in News
HARTSBURG - The Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival announced parking will be moved to the river roads near the festival grounds. ... More >>
1 day ago Saturday, October 12 2019 Oct 12, 2019 Saturday, October 12, 2019 5:50:44 AM CDT October 12, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - A Columbia man is behind bars after a search warrant turned up illegal drugs and and a firearm.... More >>
2 days ago Friday, October 11 2019 Oct 11, 2019 Friday, October 11, 2019 10:07:00 PM CDT October 11, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Below are scores from football games around mid-Missouri. Final scores are in bold. ... More >>
2 days ago Friday, October 11 2019 Oct 11, 2019 Friday, October 11, 2019 6:39:00 PM CDT October 11, 2019 in Friday Night Fever
COLUMBIA - Friday Night Fever’s Week 7 Game of the Week features an interesting game between a traveling Rockhurst (3-3)... More >>
2 days ago Friday, October 11 2019 Oct 11, 2019 Friday, October 11, 2019 6:10:00 PM CDT October 11, 2019 in Friday Night Fever
COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating 28-year-old Mengqi Ji Elledge. Elledge was... More >>
2 days ago Friday, October 11 2019 Oct 11, 2019 Friday, October 11, 2019 4:38:00 PM CDT October 11, 2019 in News
NEW FLORENCE - The Missouri State Highway Patrol awarded Randy Nordman and his widow Julie Nordman with the department's highest... More >>
2 days ago Friday, October 11 2019 Oct 11, 2019 Friday, October 11, 2019 3:52:00 PM CDT October 11, 2019 in News
CALIFORNIA - The Moniteau County Sheriff’s Office and the California Police Department made contact with people in two vehicles that... More >>
2 days ago Friday, October 11 2019 Oct 11, 2019 Friday, October 11, 2019 1:59:00 PM CDT October 11, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Chancellor, Alexander Cartwright, gave the 2019 State of the University Address on Friday, speaking about... More >>
2 days ago Friday, October 11 2019 Oct 11, 2019 Friday, October 11, 2019 1:34:00 PM CDT October 11, 2019 in Continuous News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 53°
11pm 49°
12am 47°
1am 46°
2am 45°