Jan. 31, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota softball team opens its schedule at next weekend’s Sportco Kick-Off Classic in Las Vegas, Nev., and tournament organizers have announced some minor schedule changes to the event in order to accommodate teams’ travel schedules.
Minnesota had been scheduled to play DePaul and Louisville on Saturday, Feb. 9, and Texas Tech and host UNLV on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Gophers will still face those four teams, but will now play DePaul and Texas Tech on Saturday, and Louisville and UNLV on Sunday. The times of the games also have been slightly altered.
The Golden Gophers will open their 2013 season against DePaul at 1:15 p.m. CT (11:15 a.m. local) on Saturday, followed by a 5:45 p.m. CT game versus Texas Tech. On Sunday, Minnesota will face No. 18/18 Louisville at 12:15 p.m. CT, with a 2:30 p.m. CT game against UNLV. Minnesota is scheduled to be designated as the home team in its games against Texas Tech and Louisville.
Gophers Traveling To Illinois
The No. 6/6 University of Minnesota Gophers head to Illinois for the last weekend of their eight week road trip to start the season.
Softball Home Tickets On Sale Now
Single game tickets for the University of Minnesota Gophers softball home games are now on sale. The Gophers also have 40 season tickets left for sale.
Lindaman Notches Another B1G Award
For the second week in a row and third time this season Kendyl Lindaman has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week.