Iowa Softball Releases 2019 Schedule

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa softball team released its 2019 schedule, UI head coach Renee Gillispie announced Wednesday. The Hawkeyes will play 13 teams that qualified for the 2017 NCAA Regionals.

The Hawkeyes hit the road for their first five weekends of the season. Iowa will play in the Tiger Classic, Diamond 9 Citrus Blossom, Diamond 9 Citrus Classic, USF Series, and Saluki Invitational, before traveling to Illinois State for a midweek game on March 20. Iowa plays in its Big Ten opener at Purdue the following weekend.

Iowa hosts its first game on Bob Pearl Field on March 27 at 7 p.m. (CT) against Western Illinois and its first Big Ten series two days later with Northwestern coming to Iowa City. In addition, the Hawkeyes host Big Ten foes Illinois, Nebraska, and Ohio State.

The Hawkeyes and Cyclones square off in the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series at Pearl Field on April 10 at 6 p.m.

Season tickets for the Hawkeye’ 2019 season go on sale tomorrow at 9 a.m. (CT). Order tickets online at hawkeyesports.com/tickets or over the phone at 800-IA-HAWKS.

2019 Softball Schedule

Tiger Classic

Opponent

Location

Time (CT)

Feb. 8

Bucknell

Baton Rouge, La.

10:30 a.m.

Feb. 8

LSU

Baton Rouge, La.

3:30 p.m.

Feb. 9

Tulsa

Baton Rouge, La.

10:30 a.m.

Feb. 9

LSU

Baton Rouge, La.

3:30 p.m.

Diamond 9 Citrus Blossom

Feb. 15

Villanova

Orlando, Fla.

11 a.m.

Feb. 15

Kansas

Orlando, Fla.

4 p.m.

Feb. 16

Missouri

Orlando, Fla.

1:30 p.m.

Feb. 16

St. Joe’s

Orlando, Fla.

4 p.m.

Feb. 17

UMASS

Orlando, Fla.

9 a.m.

Diamond 9 Citrus Classic

Feb. 22

UAB

Orlando, Fla.

12 p.m.

Feb. 22

Fordham

Orlando, Fla.

2:30 p.m.

Feb. 23

Morgan State

Orlando, Fla.

2:30 p.m.

Feb. 23

Fordham

Orlando, Fla.

5 p.m.

Feb. 24

Notre Dame

Orlando, Fla.

9 a.m.

USF Series

March 1

Western Michigan

Clearwater, Fla.

3:15 p.m.

March 1

Binghampton

Clearwater, Fla.

5:45 p.m.

March 2

MTSU

Clearwater, Fla.

12:45 p.m.

March 2

USF

Clearwater, Fla.

5:45 p.m.

March 3

Ball State

Clearwater, Fla.

9:15 a.m.

Saluki Invitational

March 8

UIC

Carbondale, Ill.

10 a.m.

March 8

UW-Green Bay

Carbondale, Ill.

12:15 p.m.

March 9

Butler

Carbondale, Ill.

7 p.m.

March 10

UW-Green Bay

Carbondale, Ill.

12:15 p.m.

March 10

Miami (OH)

Carbondale, Ill.

2:30 p.m.

March 20

At Illinois State

Normal, Ill.

TBD

March 22

At Purdue

West Lafayette, Ind.

6 p.m.

March 23

At Purdue

West Lafayette, Ind.

3 p.m.

March 24

At Purdue

West Lafayette, Ind.

12 p.m.

March 27

Western Illinois

Iowa City, Iowa

7 p.m.

March 29

Northwestern

Iowa City, Iowa

5:30 p.m.

March 30

Northwestern

Iowa City, Iowa

1 p.m.

March 31

Northwestern

Iowa City, Iowa

12 p.m.

April 3

At UNI

Cedar Falls, Iowa

6 p.m.

April 5

At Wisconsin

Madison, Wis.

5 p.m.

April 6

At Wisconsin

Madison, Wis.

1 p.m.

April 7

At Wisconsin

Madison, Wis.

1 p.m.

April 10

Iowa State

Iowa City, Iowa

6 p.m.

April 12

Illinois

Iowa City, Iowa

5:30 p.m.

April 13

Illinois

Iowa City, Iowa

1 p.m.

April 14

Illinois

Iowa City, Iowa

12 p.m.

April 19

At Rutgers

Piscataway, N.J.

TBD

April 20

At Rutgers

Piscataway, N.J.

TBD

April 21

At Rutgers

Piscataway, N.J.

TBD

April 24

Nebraska

Iowa City, Iowa

4 p.m.

April 24

Nebraska

Iowa City, Iowa

6 p.m.

April 26

At Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minn.

6 p.m.

April 27

At Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minn.

1 p.m.

April 28

At Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minn.

12 p.m.

May 3

Ohio State

Iowa City, Iowa

5:30 p.m.

May 4

Ohio State

Iowa City, Iowa

1 p.m.

May 5

Ohio State

Iowa City, Iowa

12 p.m.

May 9-11

At B1G Tournament

Bloomington, Ind.

TBD

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