MU softball squad opens downs Illinois State

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Missouri softball team took its first step Friday toward making it to the College World Series for the fourth straight year.

The Tigers opened up the Columbia Regional with a 6-0 win against Illinois State.

Missouri takes on DePaul at 2 p.m. today in a winner’s bracket game. DePaul defeated UMass 3-0 in Friday’s other game.

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