With the start of the season quickly approaching, the Dakota State softball team is anxiously awaiting the opening of the 2011 season which includes a nine-day, 12-game trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Trojans competes in the Snowbird Tournament. DSU enter the season with seven returnees and ten newcomers to the program.
Dakota State will play two games on each day from Sunday, March 6 to Friday, March 11. Below is the Trojans' game schedule (times in Eastern Time zone) for their trip to Myrtle Beach in the Snowbird Tournament:
Sunday, March 6
Dakota State vs. King's (PA) - 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Monday, March 7
Dakota State vs. Eastern (PA) - 9 a.m.
Dakota State vs. Penn State-Harrisburg - 11 a.m.
Tuesday, March 8
Dakota State vs. Bluefield (VA) - 9 a.m.
Dakota State vs. Randolph (VA) - 11 a.m.
Wednesday, March 9
Dakota State vs. Southern Vermont - 9 a.m.
Dakota State vs. Penn Tech - 11 a.m.
Thursday, March 10
Dakota State vs. SUNY-IT - 9 a.m.
Dakota State vs. Eastern (PA) - 11 a.m.
Friday, March 11
Dakota State vs. North Carolina Wesleyan - 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
DSU returns back to action on Tuesday, March 22 as they travel to Mitchell, S.D. to take on their in-state rival Dakota Wesleyan. The Trojans' first home games are scheduled for Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, Marcy 27 versus Black Hills State in a four-game series DAC conference season opener at the Thue Complex.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director