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ASU Softball Finalizes 2013 Schedule PDF Print
Written by Megan Samassa   
Tuesday, 08 January 2013 07:33

Head softball coach Shae Wesley released the 2013 slate on Monday afternoon, which will be highlighted with 20 games at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium. The Apps will kick off the 2013

campaign as they travel to Ft. Myers, Fla. on Feb. 15 for the LaQuinta Inn & Suites/FGCU Invitational Softball Tournament. App State will take on Southern Illinois at 9 a.m. and will meet defending national champions, Alabama, at 1:30 p.m. Tournament play continues on Saturday, Feb. 16 as they take on host, Florida Gulf Coast, at 1:30 p.m. and Wichita State in a night game at 8:15 p.m. The tournament concludes for Appalachian on Sunday, Feb. 17 when they faceoff against Wichita State at 11:15 a.m.
Appalachian State continues its stretch on the road as they travel to Spartanburg, S.C. on Tuesday, Feb. 26 to take on USC Upstate at 4 p.m. before heading to Florida for the second time of the season.
The Mountaineers will compete in the Florida State Renegade Classic on Friday, Mar. 1 when they take on Troy at 10 a.m. and Southern Miss at 4:30 p.m. The Apps will conclude round-robin play on Saturday, Mar. 2 when they play host, Florida State, at 12:15 p.m. and will kickoff tournament play later in the afternoon which will continue on into Sunday, Feb. 3.
Wesley and her team will open the 2013 Southern Conference schedule on Saturday, Mar. 9-10 when they travel to Cullowhee, N.C. to play Western Carolina in its first series of the season. The Apps play its final leg of the 14-game road series when they play a double-header against Charleston Southern on Wednesday, Mar. 13 at 1 p.m.
App State opens its home slate on Saturday, Mar. 16-17 when they take on SoCon foe, Samford, followed by a non-conference double-header with Winthrop on Wednesday, Mar. 20 at 4 p.m. The Mountaineers conclude the week with a road trip to Chattanooga, who finished second in the SoCon last season, in a weekend series (Mar. 23-24).
The Mountaineers will face off against non-conference competition East Tennessee State at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium on Tuesday, Mar. 26 and remain in Boone to take on College of Charleston in a weekend series (Mar. 29-30).
After the short homestand, the Apps will play back-to-back days on the road as they travel to Chapel Hill on Tuesday, Apr. 2 to play a single game against North Carolina at 5 p.m. and travel to Columbia, S.C. on Wednesday, Apr. 3 to take on South Carolina in a single game starting at 7 p.m.
Appalachian will play three straight conference weekend series, as it takes on Elon at home (Apr. 6-7), UNCG in Greensboro (Apr. 13-14) and Furman in Boone (Apr. 20-21).
App State rounds out its non-conference schedule as it takes on North Carolina A&T at home (Apr. 24), Auburn on the road (Apr. 27) and Radford in their final home games of the season (May 1).
The Mountaineers hit the road one last time to conclude its 2013 regular season schedule when they play their final weekend series against defending SoCon champions, Georgia Southern (May 4-5).
The Southern Conference Softball Tournament is set for May 8-11 in Greensboro, N.C. Wesley returns eight players from the 2012 roster, including three players who earned all-SoCon honors. After finishing fifth in the Southern Conference in 2012 the Mountaineers look to compete for a higher finish in the 2013 season, as they put together a 22-25 overall record and a 9-13 mark in the SoCon.

 

2013 ASU SOFTBALL SCHEDULE

 

LaQuinta Inn & Suites/FGCU Invitational 
 
  Fri, Feb 15   Southern Illinois  at Ft. Myers, Fla.    9 a.m. 
 
  Fri, Feb 15   University of Alabama  at Ft. Myers, Fla.    1:30 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Feb 16   Florida Gulf Coast  at Ft. Myers, Fla.    1:30 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Feb 16   Wichita State  at Ft. Myers, Fla.    8:15 p.m. 
 
  Sun, Feb 17   Wichita State  at Ft. Myers, Fla.    11:15 a.m. 
 
 
 
  Tue, Feb 26   USC-Upstate  at Spartanburg, S.C.    4 p.m. 
 
Florida State Renegade Classic 
 
  Fri, Mar 01   Troy  at Tallahassee, Fla.    10 a.m. 
 
  Fri, Mar 01   Southern Miss  at Tallahassee, Fla.    4:30 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Mar 02   Florida State  at Tallahassee, Fla.    12:15 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Mar 02   TBA  at Tallahassee, Fla.    TBA 
 
  Sun, Mar 03   TBA  at Tallahassee, Fla.    TBA 
 
 
 
  Sat, Mar 09   Western Carolina (DH-1) *  at Cullowhee, N.C.    1 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Mar 09   Western Carolina (DH-2) *  at Cullowhee, N.C.    3 p.m. 
 
  Sun, Mar 10   Western Carolina *  at Cullowhee, N.C.    1 p.m. 
 
  Wed, Mar 13   Charleston Southern (DH-1)  at Charleston, S.C.    1 p.m. 
 
  Wed, Mar 13   Charleston Southern (DH-2)  at Charleston, S.C.    3 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Mar 16   Samford (DH-1) *  BOONE, N.C.    1 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Mar 16   Samford (DH-2) *  BOONE, N.C.    3:30 p.m. 
 
  Sun, Mar 17   Samford *  BOONE, N.C.    1 p.m. 
 
  Wed, Mar 20   Winthrop (DH-1)  BOONE, N.C.    4 p.m. 
 
  Wed, Mar 20   Winthrop (DH-2)  BOONE, N.C.    6 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Mar 23   Chattanooga (DH-1) *  at Chattanooga, Tenn.    1 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Mar 23   Chattanooga (DH-2) *  at Chattanooga, Tenn.    3 p.m. 
 
  Sun, Mar 24   Chattanooga *  at Chattanooga, Tenn.    2 p.m. 
 
  Tue, Mar 26   East Tennessee State (DH-1)  BOONE, N.C.    4 p.m. 
 
  Tue, Mar 26   East Tennessee State (DH-2)  BOONE, N.C.    6 p.m. 
 
  Fri, Mar 29   College of Charleston *  BOONE, N.C.    4 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Mar 30   College of Charleston (DH-1) *  BOONE, N.C.    12 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Mar 30   College of Charleston (DH-2) *  BOONE, N.C.    2:30 p.m. 
 
  Tue, Apr 02   North Carolina  at Chapel Hill, N.C.    5 p.m. 
 
  Wed, Apr 03   South Carolina  at Columbia, S.C.    7 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Apr 06   Elon (DH-1) *  BOONE, N.C.    1 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Apr 06   Elon (DH-2) *  BOONE, N.C.    3:30 p.m. 
 
  Sun, Apr 07   Elon *  BOONE, N.C.    1 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Apr 13   UNCG (DH-1) *  at Greensboro, N.C.    1 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Apr 13   UNCG (DH-2) *  at Greensboro, N.C.    3 p.m. 
 
  Sun, Apr 14   UNCG *  at Greensboro, N.C.    1 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Apr 20   Furman (DH-1) *  BOONE, N.C.    1 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Apr 20   Furman (DH-2) *  BOONE, N.C.    3:30 p.m. 
 
  Sun, Apr 21   Furman *  BOONE, N.C.    1 p.m. 
 
  Wed, Apr 24   North Carolina A&T (DH-1)  BOONE, N.C.    5 p.m. 
 
  Wed, Apr 24   North Carolina A&T (DH-2)  BOONE, N.C.    7 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Apr 27   Auburn (DH-1)  at Auburn, Ala.    2 p.m. 
 
  Sat, Apr 27   Auburn (DH-2)  at Auburn, Ala.    4 p.m. 
 
  Wed, May 01   Radford (DH-1)  BOONE, N.C.    4 p.m. 
 
  Wed, May 01   Radford (DH-2)  BOONE, N.C.    6 p.m. 
 
  Sat, May 04   Georgia Southern (DH-1) *  at Statesboro, Ga.    1 p.m. 
 
  Sat, May 04   Georgia Southern (DH-2) *  at Statesboro, Ga.    3 p.m. 
 
  Sun, May 05   Georgia Southern *  at Statesboro, Ga.    1 p.m. 
 
 
* Conference Games 

 

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