LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech softball coach Shanon Hays announced the program’s fall schedule Wednesday afternoon which includes eight exhibition games to be played in the month of October.
The Red Raiders start their fall slate Oct. 5 at Abilene Christian where Tech will face the Wildcats at 1 p.m. followed by a 3 p.m. contest against Weatherford College.
Tech will then play the first of two games against Lubbock Christian on Oct. 8 as the Red Raiders begin the day against the Chaps at 3 p.m. before facing Odessa College at 5 p.m. later that afternoon. Both games will be played at Rocky Johnson Field.
The Red Raiders and LCU will play their final game of the fall on Oct. 15 in Tech’s final doubleheader. Tech will open the day against Howard College at 3 p.m. and then turn to LCU for a 5 p.m. first pitch at PlainsCapital Park.
Tech will also face Howard College at 5 p.m. on Oct. 11. The Red Raiders close the fall against West Texas A&M at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Rocky Johnson Field.
The Red Raiders, coming off their fourth straight 30-win season under Hays, return four position starters along with their main pitching rotation from a year ago in Cara Custer, Brittany Talley and Gretchen Aucoin.
2013 TEXAS TECH SOFTBALL FALL SCHEDULE
Date Opponent Location Time
Oct. 5 at Abilene Christian Abilene, Texas 1 p.m.
Oct. 5 vs. Weatherford College Abilene, Texas 3 p.m.
Oct. 8 LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN Lubbock, Texas 3 p.m.
Oct. 8 ODESSA COLLEGE Lubbock, Texas 5 p.m.
Oct. 11 HOWARD COLLEGE Lubbock, Texas 5 p.m.
Oct. 15 vs. Howard College (at LCU) Lubbock, Texas 3 p.m.
Oct. 15 at Lubbock Christian Lubbock, Texas 5 p.m.
Oct. 22 WEST TEXAS A&M Lubbock, Texas 7 p.m.