Hartford, Conn— The Trinity College women's softball team, led by Head Coach Molly Rathbun (1st season), has announced its schedule for the upcoming 2020 spring season. The Bantams will play 26 games in total, with 13 home games, preceded by participation in The Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla., during spring break.
Coming off its fourth consecutive post-season run in 2019, Trinity will open the 2020 campaign at The Spring Games in Florida on March 16 with two games against Framingham State and Springfield. On March 17, the Bantams will compete against Old Westbury State and Cortland State. The following day (3/18), the team will play another doubleheader against Bethel (Minn.) and Benedictine (Ill.). After a day off, Trinity will face Ramapo and Stockton on March 20 before wrapping up their Florida run with a single contest against Rutgers-Newark on the 21st.
The Bantams open New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) play on March 27 when it hosts Bates at 4 p.m. The team will wrap up its series the following day (3/28) with a double header. Starting off the month of April, Trinity will host Amherst (4/1) for another two-game series that will begin at 3 p.m. On April 3, the squad travels to Bowdoin for another divisional series, followed by two more games on April 4. The team returns to host Western New England on April 7 for a doubleheader, then Colby on April 10 for another NESCAC East series.
The Bantams host Eastern Connecticut (4/15) before heading to division rival Tufts on April 17, followed by a two more games (4/18) to wrap up the series. Trinity travels to Middletown on April 21 for a two-game series against Wesleyan at 3 p.m., before hosting MIT for two on April 23. For the final week of the regular season, the Bantams head to NESCAC West team Williams for a double header on April 25 before competing against Western Connecticut at 4:30 p.m. on April 30 at Trinity.
Should the Bantams qualify, the NESCAC Championship Tournament will be held the weekend on May 1-3, with the site to be announced at a later date.