Syracuse releases 2020 softball schedule

first_imgSyracuse announced its full schedule for the 2020 season on Wednesday morning. The 53 game season includes 32 Atlantic Coast Conference matchups and 21 nonconference games. Syracuse is coming off head coach Shannon Doepking’s first season with the program in which SU went 21-32. The Orange start their season Feb. 7 in Miami, Florida at the Felsberg Invitational. SU will play five games in three days against Cal, Michigan State, Penn State and FIU.The following weekend, the Orange will travel to Durham, North Carolina to face Rutgers and Indiana in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Orange will play each team twice with a game on Feb. 14, two on Saturday, and one on Sunday.Syracuse then heads to Texas for the Houston Hilton Plaza Invitational. SU will face Texas Tech, Houston, Louisiana Tech and Princeton in a three-day span.The Orange then head south for the USF Tournament in Tampa, Florida. They will play Rutgers for the second time this season, as well as face Texas A&M Corpus Christi and Southern Florida.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSU gets a break from tournament play when they open conference play at North Carolina March 6-8.Nonconference tournaments wrap up with the Tiger Classic in Memphis, Tennessee with five games against Purdue, Memphis, Tennessee State and UMass Lowell.Syracuse plays its first game at Skytop Stadium on March 2o, hosting Virginia for a three-game series. ACC games at home also include NC State, Boston College and Louisville. The Orange play 16 home games at Skytop Softball Stadium.Seventeen of the 53 games this season are against teams that qualified for the 2019 NCAA tournament, including ACC champion Florida State. Comments Published on December 16, 2019 at 9:50 pm [email protected] | @cincinnallie Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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