Nov. 6, 2012
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - The Boston College 2013 softball schedule includes five tournaments, 17 home games, and 21 ACC games total as announced by Head coach Ashley Obrest on Tuesday.
The Eagles open their season on February 22 with a three day, five game tournament at UT-Chattanooga. BC will face off against Missouri State, Miami-Ohio, Ohio, UT-Chattanooga, and Toledo over the three days.
The Eagles will then travel to Kissimmee, Florida for the ESPN Citrus Classic from March 1-3 before playing three games in the UCF Round Robin from March 5-6. Their opponents for the round robin will be Michigan, Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, and UCF.
BC will play a doubleheader at Bethune Cookman on March 7 before starting ACC play with a three game series at UNC on March 9-10. The Eagles will visit UNC, Virginia, Florida State, and Maryland while playing host to Virginia Tech, NC State, and Georgia Tech in ACC play this season.
Another tournament awaits the Eagles in March, this time it's a trip to Tampa for the USF Tournament from March 15-17. BC will face off against Temple, Colgate, Radford, LIU-Brooklyn, Rutgers, and Cornell over the three day tournament.
The home opener will be against Bryant on March 26 with local rivals Boston University (April 4 and 18), UMass (March 27 and April 9), Dartmouth (April 10), Providence (April 17), Hartford (April 24), Harvard (April 25), and UConn (April 30) all on the docket before the end of the season.
"Our 2013 spring schedule is one of the most challenging this program has seen. We have great competition in our first tournament at UT-Chattanooga and it only gets more competitive as the season goes on. The ESPN Citrus Classic is one of the premier tournaments of the spring and we are excited to play at a fantastic facility against nationally ranked opponents from the top conferences in the nation," said Obrest.
Florida State will host the 2013 ACC Tournament in Tallahassee. The single-elimination format runs from May 9-11.