Earlier this week the Illinois State University softball team announced its matchups for the 2020 season. 

The Redbirds open the season traveling to the University of South Florida for a three-day tournament from Feb. 6-8. Followed by a trip to the Littlewood Classic (Arizona State) set to span Feb. 14-16.

ISU travels back to Boca Raton for the Florida Atlantic "Strike-Out Cancer" Tournament from Feb. 21-23. The Redbirds then end February at the Holiday Inn Hilltopper Spring Fling in Bowling Green Kentucky from Feb. 28 to March 1.

The Redbirds end the string of tournaments at the Louisiana State University Round Robin from March 6-8. 

The Redbirds face competition at home 15 times. Bolwing Green (March 17), Evansville (March 28-29), Illinois (April 1), Indiana State (April 4-5), Drake (April 10-11), Bradley (April 21) and Valparaiso (April 25-26). 

The season continues to the Missouri Valley Softball Championship Tournament at Evansville on May 6-9.

JAKE SERMERSHEIM is a Sports Editor for The Vidette. He can be contacted at vidette_jrserme@ilstu.edu. Follow him on Twitter at @JakeSermersheim


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