MUNCIE, Ind. - - Ball State softball head coach Tyra Perry has announced the team’s eight-game schedule to for the 2014 fall season which is highlighted by five games at the newly-renovated BSU Softball Complex.
“We are very excited to get back to work and get the fall season underway,” Perry said. “We have a strong core of returning players who are determined not only to win a fourth consecutive conference title, but to also advance to the NCAA Regionals. To achieve those goals, we will need to be relentless in our training this fall.”
The Cardinals open their 2014 fall slate Sept. 12 with a 5 p.m. contest versus Taylor University. Ball State will also host Huntington for a Sept. 20 doubleheader, while Purdue-Calumet and Cleveland State will travel to the BSU Softball Complex for the Ball State Fall Brawl Sept. 27.
Ball State’s three road games including a trip to Westfield, Ind., for a Sept. 14 game versus Butler, as well as a stop in West Lafayette, Ind., for the Sept. 21 Purdue Tournament where the Cardinals will play the host Boilermakers and Valparaiso.
The Cardinals return 13 letterwinners from last season’s squad which posted a 33-19 overall record and won a third consecutive Mid-American Conference regular season championship with a 12-4 league mark.
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BALL STATE SOFTBALL FALL SCHEDULE
|Sept. 12||hosts Taylor University||5 p.m. (BSU Softball Complex)|
|Sept. 14||vs. Butler||11 a.m. (in Westfield, Ind.)|
|Sept. 20||hosts Huntington (DH)||11 a.m. (BSU Softball Complex)|
|Sept. 21||vs. Purdue||1 p.m. (in West Lafayette, Ind.)|
|vs. Valparaiso||3 p.m. (in West Lafayette, Ind.)|
|Ball State Fall Brawl|
|Sept. 27||hosts Purdue -Calumet||11 a.m. (BSU Softball Complex)|
|Purdue-Calumet vs. Cleveland State||1 p.m. (BSU Softball Complex)|
|hosts Cleveland State||3 p.m. (BSU Softball Complex)|
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