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Softball Opens Fall Slate Saturday Against Taylor

Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
         
Release: September 13, 2013
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   MUNCIE, Ind. - - Ball State softball fans will get their first glimpse of the new-look Cardinals Saturday, when the team opens its fall slate with an 11 a.m. doubleheader versus Taylor at the BSU Softball Complex.

   Under the direction of first-year head coach Tyra Perry, the Cardinals return a majority of the 2013 squad which captured the program’s fourth Mid-American Conference regular season title in the past five years.

   Leading the squad on the field this season is a well-decorated group of seniors which includes: Jennifer Gilbert, Taylor Rager, Audrey Bickel and Lauren Schroeder.

   Following Saturday’s home twinbill, the Cardinals are slated to play in the State Farm Illinois Collegiate Softball Championship (Sept. 21-22) and in Louisville, Ky. (Oct. 5).

2013 Ball State Softball Fall Schedule

Sept. 14 – Taylor (DH) – Muncie, Ind. – 11 a.m.

State Farm Illinois Collegiate Softball Championship (Sept. 21-22)
Sept. 21 – vs. Illinois State – Normal, Ill. – Noon (CT)
Sept. 21 – vs. Hartland Community College – Normal, Ill. – 2:30 p.m. (CT)
Sept. 22 – vs. University of Illinois-Springfield – Normal, Ill. – 10 a.m. (CT)
Sept. 22 – Playoff Game vs. TBA – 12:30 p.m. (CT)

Games in Louisville, Ky.
Oct. 5 – at Louisville – Louisville, Ky. – 1 p.m.
Oct. 5 – vs. Bellarmine – Louisville, Ky. – 3 p.m.

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