Softball Opens 2020 Campaign at Tenn State Tiger Classic

Softball Opens 2020 Campaign at Tenn State Tiger Classic

The Central Connecticut softball team will start the 2020 regular season on Friday, Feb. 21 in Nashville, Tenn. for the Tenn State Tiger Classic. The Blue Devils play a pair of games on Friday and Saturday and close the tournament with one game on Sunday.

On Friday, CCSU will face Bowling Green and Rider at 12:30 and 3 p.m. The Blue Devils then face Bowling Green again at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday and close the day against the tournament host Tennessee State at 7 p.m. On Sunday, Central closes the tournament with a game against Creighton at 10 a.m. 



Bowling Green enters the tournament 2-3 on the year after playing in the Chattanooga Challenge. The team won its season opener 3-1 against Tennessee Tech then lost back-to-back games before earning its second victory 7-5 over Chattanooga.

The tournament host Tenn State is 2-7 after playing in the UNA Softball Invitational and the Bulldog Kickoff Classic. The team dropped its first two games before defeating Alcorn State 4-1 then went on a three game skid before earning its second win over Tulsa 2-1.

Creighton is 5-4 and won its past two games. The team won three games in the H-E-B Classic, including a 24-1 win over Toledo, and went an even 2-2 in the North Texas Invitational.

Rider will open their season at the Tenn State Tiger Classic.