UHV announces 2009 softball schedule; season tickets also on sale
The University of Houston-Victoria announced its schedule today for the 2009 softball season in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. This year’s 22-date schedule features a total of 12 home games, played on six dates.
Once again, Burdge Field will be the home of Jaguars softball in 2009.Burdge Field is located in the St. Joseph High School O’Connor Athletic Complex.
The Jaguars will open the season at the Galveston tournament in early February and will play their home opener doubleheader Feb. 14 against NAIA opponent Texas College.
“Yet again, the Jaguars will have a tough schedule,” UHV Athletic Director Ashley Walyuchow said. “Houston Baptist and the tournaments will be good tests for the Jaguars.”
UHV head softball coach Keri Lambeth said the softball team is up to the test.
“As I’ve said before, to be the best, we have to play the best,” Lambeth said.“We will face some of the best teams in the country at the Oklahoma City and Orange Beach Tournaments.”
Softball season passes are now on sale at the UHV Athletics Office, located in Room 122 of the University Center, 3007 N. Ben Wilson. All seating at Burdge Field is general admission.Adult season passes are $50.Non-UHV student passes are $30.
The 2008 Jaguars finished last season ranked 15th in the country with a record of 32 wins and 18 losses. The team participated in the NAIA Regional Championship.
*Home games in bold
*Schedule dates and times subject to change
|Friday||6||@ Galveston Island Tournament||TBA|
|Saturday||7||@ Galveston Island Tournament||TBA|
|Saturday||14||vs. Texas College||1 p.m./3 p.m.|
|Saturday||21||@ Cowtown Classic (Fort Worth)||2 p.m./4 p.m.|
|Tuesday||24||@ Texas Southern University (NCAA D1)||4 p.m./6 p.m.|
|Saturday||28||vs. Houston Baptist University (NCAA D1)||5 p.m./7 p.m.|
|Friday||6||vs. Northwood University||5 p.m./7 p.m.|
|Sunday||8||@ Houston Baptist University||2 p.m./4 p.m.|
|Friday||13||@ Orange Beach Classic (Orange Beach, Ala)||TBA|
|Saturday||14||@ Orange Beach Classic (Orange Beach, Ala)||TBA|
|Sunday||15||@ Orange Beach Classic (Orange Beach, Ala)||TBA|
|Thursday||19||vs. Dana College (Blair, Neb.)||5 p.m./7 p.m.|
|Friday||20||@ Texas College (Tyler)||2 p.m./4 p.m.|
|Saturday||28||@ Texas Wesleyan University (Fort Worth)||1 p.m./3 p.m.|
|Sunday||29||@ Northwood University (Cedar Hill)||1 p.m./3 p.m.|
|Friday||3||@ Bacone College (Muskogee, OK)||5 p.m./7 p.m.|
|Saturday||4||@ Oklahoma City University||TBA|
|Friday||10||vs. LSU-Alexandria||1 p.m./3 p.m.|
|Friday||17||@ OCU Dominos Tournament||TBA|
|Saturday||18||@ OCU Dominos Tournament||TBA|
|Tuesday||21||vs. Langston University||1 p.m./3 p.m.|
|Saturday||25||vs. Thomas University @ Alexandria, LA||TBA|
The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.