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Marshall softball season opens Feb. 8 in San Diego tournament

December 23, 2018

HUNTINGTON - Marshall University softball head coach Megan Smith’s first season with the Thundering Herd opens Feb. 8 at the University of San Diego Tournament.

Marshall’s first home game is Feb. 27 against Ohio at Dot Hicks Field.

The Thundering Herd’s other tournaments are the Battle at the Beach (Feb. 15-17) in Conway, South Carolina; the Holy City Showdown (Feb. 22-24) in Charleston, South Carolina; and the Cherry Blossom Festival (March 8-10) in Fairfax, Virginia.

The Thundering Herd has 19 home games including visits by Kentucky (March 20), Louisville (April 9) and Pittsburgh (May 1).

Conference USA’s tournament is May 8-11 in Birmingham, Alabama.

Marshall softball 2019 schedule

(Subject to change)

Feb. 8 vs. Cal Riverside-x, 2 p.m.

Feb. 8 vs. San Diego-x, 7 p.m.

Feb. 9 vs. Cal Poly-x, 2:30 p.m.

Feb. 9 vs. Cal Riverside-x, 10 p.m.

Feb. 10 vs. Portland State-x, noon

Feb. 15 vs. Eastern Kentucky-y, 9:30 a.m.

Feb. 15 at Coastal Carolina-y, 2 p.m.

Feb. 16 vs. Eastern Kentucky-y, 4:15 p.m.

Feb. 16 vs. Presbyterian-y, 6:30 p.m.

Feb. 17 vs. Towson-y, 9:15 a.m.

Feb. 22 vs. UMass Lowell-z, 10 a.m.

Feb. 22 vs. Iowa State-z, 12:15 p.m.

Feb. 23 vs. UNC Wilmington-z, 12:15 p.m.

Feb. 23 vs. Charleston Southern-z, 4:45 p.m.

Feb. 24 vs. Appalachian State-z, 1:30 p.m.

Feb. 27 Ohio, 3 p.m.

March 2 Rider (DH), 1 p.m.

March 3 Rider, 11 a.m.

March 6 at Morehead State (DH), 1 p.m.

March 8 vs. Monmouth-xx, 1:30 p.m.

March 8 vs. George Mason-xx, 6 p.m.

March 9 vs. Lafayette-xx, 11 a.m.

March 9 vs. George Mason-xx, 3:45 p.m.

March 10 vs. Monmouth-xx, 10 a.m.

March 16 at Charlotte (DH), 1 p.m.

March 17 at Charlotte, noon

March 20 Kentucky, 3 p.m.

March 23 UTSA (DH), 1 p.m.

March 24 UTSA, noon

March 26 at Longwood, 6 p.m.

March 27 at James Madison, 4 p.m.

March 30 at Southern Miss (DH), 2 p.m.

March 31 at Southern Miss, 1 p.m.

April 6 Western Kentucky (DH), 1 p.m.

April 7 Western Kentucky, noon

April 9 Louisville, 3 p.m.

April 13 at FIU (DH), 4 p.m.

April 14 at FIU, 1 p.m.

April 19 Louisiana Tech (DH), 1 p.m.

April 20 Louisiana Tech, noon

April 27 at Middle Tennessee (DH), 3 p.m.

April 28 at Middle Tennessee, 1 p.m.

May 1 Pittsburgh, 2 p.m.

May 4 Florida Atlantic (DH), 1 p.m.

May 5 Florida Atlantic, 1 p.m.

May 8-11 at C-USA Tournament-yy

x-San Diego Tournament

y-Battle at the Beach, Conway, S.C.

z-Holy City Showdown, Charleston, S.C.

xx-Cherry Blossom Festival, Fairfax, Va.

yy-Birmingham, Ala.

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