Dec. 5, 2012
BOCA RATON, FL - The Florida Atlantic University athletic program has an ideal holiday gift for Owls fans: tickets for the upcoming 2013 softball season are now available to be placed under the Christmas tree. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the FAU Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWLS.
FAU will host the FAU Kick-Off Classic on February 17-19 where the University of Maryland, the University of Toledo, the University of Massachusetts and Long Island University will make up the tournament field.
The Owls will host its seventh annual Strike Out Cancer tournament on February 22-24. Towson, the University of Connecticut, the University of North Florida, the University of Northern Illinois and Providence College will take part in tournament. FAU will host another tournament the following weekend before opening Sun Belt play on March 6 and 7 at home against ULM.
A fourth home tournament will take place on March 8-10 before FAU travels to Western Kentucky and Middle Tennessee State for a six-game trip. The Parents' Weekend Tournament (March 22-24) will end the nonconference for the Owls. A visit from defending regular season Sun Belt champion the University of Louisiana-Lafayette highlights the home schedule. Troy University will host the 2013 Sun Belt tournament, to be held May 8-11.
Season tickets for softball are $30 each, while full tournament passes for the five tournaments FAU will host this season are available for $20. Tournament day passes are $10 each, and single game tickets are $5. Group discounts are available for groups of 15 or more.
In addition to the five home tournaments, a visit from defending regular season Sun Belt champion the University of Louisiana-Lafayette highlights the home softball schedule.