COLUMBIA — Early in the season, if someone had asked Missouri softball player Lisa Simmons if she expected to play in the postseason, she might have shrugged her shoulders and just said she was happy to play when given the opportunity.
Missouri coach Ehren Earleywine gave her that opportunity this weekend in the super regional round of the NCAA tournament against Oregon. Simmons, scored the winning run the Tigers 1-0 victory in Game 1 on Saturday. In Game 2, she sparked a Tigers offense that has been relatively quiet in the postseason averaging just 2.8 runs in its past four postseason games.
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