Missouri’s season ends with 11-3 loss to Louisville

TUCSON, Ariz. — Ty Young drove in four runs as Louisville eliminated Missouri in the Tucson Regional on Sunday night with an 11-3 victory.

The Tigers (33-28) pounded 11 hits, led by Scott Sommerfeld who went 2-for-3 with an RBI, but couldn’t put together a serious threat.

The Cardinals (41-21) scored three runs in the first inning, and pulled away with three runs in the sixth.

Missouri played its final contest as a member of the Big 12. The Tigers will move to the Southeastern Conference next month.

Missouri was the No. 4 seed in the four-team regional tournament, having won a spot by winning the Big 12 tournament. For their three regional games the Tigers were outscored 28-12.

For the season, Missouri’s hits leaders (more than 50 games) were Sommerfeld (.312), Blake Brown (.302) and Conner Mach (.291).

Pitching leaders based on ERA (more than 30 innings pitched) were Jeff Emens (2.71), Dusty Ross (3.00) and Jake Walsh (3.44).

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