ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio University Softball Team begins its 40th season in program history on Friday, facing off against the Towson Tigers at noon in the 2013 East Carolina University Pirate Classic.
Friday’s game against Towson is the first of five which the ‘Cats will play this weekend. Later in the afternoon (4:30 p.m.), the Green and White will take on host East Carolina. Saturday’s schedule includes games against Cleveland State (1 p.m.) and East Carolina (5:30 p.m.), while Sunday will feature an 11 a.m. affair with Rider.
The 2012 season was a memorable one for Ohio Softball. The Bobcats posted a 28-29 overall record which included an impressive 14-8 mark in Mid-American Conference games. Ohio set an incredible number of program marks throughout the season, ones which can be seen below:
Team marks achieved in 2012 Runs scored: 293 - 1st all-time Runs batted in: 255 - 1st all-time Home runs: 47 - 1st all-time Runs scored in a single game: 21 vs. St. Bonaventure - 1st all-time Doubles hit in a single game: 7 vs. Northern Illinois - 1st all-time Home runs hit in a single game: 5 vs. Dayton - 1st all-time Runs batted in during a single game: 15 vs. Dayton - 1st all-time