Northern Colorado's Softball Team Announces The 2008 Schedule
Nov. 7, 2007
With only 10 home games scheduled this season, the Bears will start off at the BYU/UVSC Red Desert Classic on Feb. 2 in
The team will play in four tournaments throughout the month of February. During these trips the Bears will see (according to last season's National Fastpitch Coaches Association Poll) #21 Loyola Marymount and #14 Creighton. Both of these teams are on the Bears schedule twice in two different tournaments during the month. The final trip in February will be to the University of Texas El Paso Invitational in El Paso, Texas, with games against Prairie View A&M (Feb. 28 at 4 p.m.), UTEP (Feb. 28 at 6 p.m.), Loyola Marymount (Feb. 29 at 9 a.m.), UC Riverside (Feb. 29 at 1:30 p.m.), Binghamton (March 1 at 9 a.m.) and Georgetown (March 1 at 11 a.m.)
"I'm really excited about this year's schedule," said Schunke. "I think we play a solid mix of teams from around the country. I'm looking forward to the start of the 2008 season and the challenge that will be presented to this year's team."
NC will then take a break from tournament play and take on perennial power
The Bears final tournament of the season will be the Capital Classic in
After another trip to
The Bears have seven returning letterwinners including Jessica Schoepflin who made the Division I Independent All-Tournament squad last season.