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End of Tournament Season, Start of Conference Play Part of Busy Week for Softball
March 6, 2018

BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University softball team returns home to wrap up its tournament schedule with the Parents’ Weekend Tournament. The Owls will play Ball State and Pittsburgh on Thursday, #22 Michigan on Saturday, and then conclude the weekend against LIU Brooklyn on Sunday. FAU will then open Conference USA play on Monday and Tuesday against UTEP, before hosting Rutgers for a single game on Wednesday.

The Last Meeting
Ball State9
Florida Atlantic6
March 9, 2017
Boca Raton, Fla.
FAU Softball Splits the Opening Night of the 2017 Parents’ Weekend Tournament
Florida Atlantic University's softball team downed Long Island University Brooklyn 6-4 and then fell to Ball State 9-4 in the nightcap.

The Last Meeting
Florida Atlantic0
Pittsburgh3
February 26, 2011
Boca Raton, FL
Softball Fell to Pitt 3-0
Florida Atlantic University's softball team closed out Saturday night with a 3-0 loss to Pittsburgh University.

The Last Meeting
Michigan1
Florida Atlantic0
February 23, 2014
Boca Raton, FL
Owls Split Final Day of FAU Invitational
The Florida Atlantic University softball team split a pair of one-run decisions on Sunday, beating Penn State 3-2 before falling to no. 7 Michigan 1-0.

The Last Meeting
LIU Brooklyn4
Florida Atlantic6
March 9, 2017
Boca Raton, Fla.
FAU Softball Splits the Opening Night of the 2017 Parents’ Weekend Tournament
Florida Atlantic University's softball team downed Long Island University Brooklyn 6-4 and then fell to Ball State 9-4 in the nightcap.

The Last Meeting
Florida Atlantic4
UTEP6
May 7, 2017
El Paso, Texas
Softball Falls to UTEP 6-4 in Regular Season Finale
The Florida Atlantic University softball team lost to UTEP 6-4 in its regular season finale on Sunday. The Owls are now 35-20 and finish their Conference USA schedule with a 15-9 record.

The Last Meeting
Florida Atlantic7
Rutgers1
March 12, 2016
Boca Raton, Fla.
Owls Defeat Rutgers 7-1, Loses to Minnesota 1-0
The Florida Atlantic University softball team split its two games at the Parents’ Weekend Tournament on Saturday, beating Rutgers 7-1, but falling victim to a perfect game in a 1-0 loss to Minnesota.

 

Last Week: The Owls went 2-3 over the weekend at the LSU Tiger Invitational. FAU outlasted Purdue 2-1 in 10 innings in its first game on Friday night, then lost to Illinois State 4-3 in nine inning in the nightcap. On Saturday, the Owls defeated #22 McNeese State 4-2, before falling to the host Tigers 6-1. On Sunday, FAU faced off against LSU, and came up short 5-1. Senior Tatum Buckley got both victories in the circle for the Owls and was named C-USA Pitcher of the Week.   

 

History:  The Redbirds and Owls had met twice prior to last season, when Ball State broke the 1-1 series tie with a 9-4 win in Boca Raton. FAU holds a 7-2 lead in the all-time series with Pittsburgh, although the Panthers won last year’s match up 3-0. Michigan has won 14 of the 16 meetings with FAU, but this will be the first time in over four years that the two teams have played. The Owls have a narrow 9-8 edge in the series with LIU Brooklyn. UTEP won last season’s series finale 6-4 over FAU. It was the first time that the Miners had ever beated the Owls, with FAU taking the first five confrontations. Rutgers trails 12-5 in the series against FAU.

 

Coverage: Live stats of all games will be available at fausports.com. Live video of all FAU games will be available at FAUSports.TV. In-game updates will be available on the team’s official Twitter account, @fauowlssoftball. For tickets, contact the FAU Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWLS.  

 

Upcoming: The Owls will return home to host the Parents’ Weekend tournament on March 8-11 in Boca Raton.  


 

 

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