The Omaha Mavericks softball team concluded a historic season in the regional championship in Columbia, falling to the #7 Missouri Tigers. Despite the loss, this marked their first appearance in the regional finals, building on the success of their second NCAA Tournament run. Omaha finished with a 43-15 overall record, the highest in their Division 1 history, and went 14-4 in conference play, clinching back-to-back Summit League Tournament titles.

By the Numbers
  • Omaha's final record: 43-15
  • Conference record: 14-4
  • Mavericks faced 43 batters and allowed only 6 hits in Game 1
  • Mavericks allowed 5 hits and recorded 2 strikeouts in Game 2
Yes, But

Omaha had a stellar season but fell short in the critical moments, particularly in the seventh and ninth innings where Missouri capitalized on key opportunities to secure their wins.

State of Play
  • Meyer ended the season with a 27-5 pitching record.
  • Nuismer had a 13-7 record, pitching nearly 9 innings in Game 2.
  • Fielding saw standout performances, including six putouts by Marra Cramer in Game 1.
What's Next

The Mavericks aim to build on this season's success, focusing on sustained performance in future NCAA tournaments. Roster development and maintaining high competition levels in Summit League matches will be pivotal.

Bottom Line

Omaha's historic accomplishments this season, including the most wins in a D1 season, highlight a promising trajectory for the program, even as they look to refine their gameplay in critical moments.