Roth, Mizzou slam South Carolina

Kelsea Roth grand slam fuels Mizzou in series-opening win over South Carolina

POSTED: 10:44 PM CDT Mar 29, 2013    UPDATED: 10:55 PM CDT Mar 29, 2013 
Kelsea Roth

The No. 7 Missouri Tiger softball team improved to 18-2, 5-1 SEC this season with a six-inning win over South Carolina Friday night, 10-2.

Chelsea Thomas was backed by Kelsea Roth, who hit a grand-slam home run -- her ninth of the season, to tie Nicole Hudson for most on the team -- in the first inning.

Mizzou and South Carolina will play a doubleheader Saturday at University Field.  The first game starts at 4 p.m.