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Road Trip On Deck for UCF
March 07, 2019
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UCF vs. Seton Hall
Mar. 8 | 12:30pm
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UCF vs. St. Joseph's
Mar. 8 | 3pm
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UCF vs. Chattanooga
Mar. 9 | 2:30pm
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UCF vs. Furman
Mar. 9 | 5pm
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UCF vs. St. John's
Mar. 10 | 11:15am
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ORLANDO (UCFKnights.com) – After a 12-game homestand, the Knights hit the road to Clearwater, Fla., for a five-game slate in the USF Clearwater Tournament held at the Eddie C. Moore Softball Complex.

The Knights will play a doubleheader on both Friday and Saturday and cap off the tournament Sunday morning.

Live stats will be available for all games with links found on the UCF Softball schedule page.

UCF will face Seton Hall (7-6), Saint Joseph’s (6-2), Chattanooga (14-3), Furman (5-12), and St. John’s (6-9) from Friday through Sunday.

The Black and Gold went 9-3 during their homestand and boast a 13-7 overall record heading into the weekend.

THE OPPONENTS

  • Friday – vs. Seton Hall & Saint Joseph’s – 12:30pm & 3pm
    • All-time record vs the Pirates: 2-0
    • Las meeting: 2012, W, 3-1 in Orlando
    • All-time record vs the Hawks: 0-0
    • This will be the first meeting between UCF and Saint Joseph’s
  • Saturday – vs. Chattanooga & Furman – 2:30pm & 5pm
    • All-time record vs the Mocs: 2-1
    • Last meeting: 2018, W, 3-1
    • All-time record vs the Paladins: 4-0
    • Last meeting: 2004, W, 7-3
  • Sunday – vs. St. John’s – 11:15am
    • All-time record vs the Red Storm: 1-2
    • Last meeting: 2006, L, 2-7
    • Last win: 2004, 9-1 in Orlando

KNIGHT BITES

  • RV’ING: UCF is receiving votes in both the ESPN.com/USA Softball and USA Today/NFCA polls. The Knights’ narrow loss to No.1 Florida State grabbed voters attention for the first time in over a year.
  • ROAD TRIPPIN’: For just the second time this season, UCF wiil play outside of Orlando. This season, the Knights have just six more road trips with three being out of the state of Florida. UCF is 2-2 on the road this season.
  • HONOR ROLL: Jazmine Esparza and Alea White both earned honor roll accolades this week. Esparza collected a double, triple and four RBI last week, including an RBI single against No. 1 Florida State in UCF’s 2-1 loss. She went 3-for-3 against Dartmouth to open the weekend as UCF tallied three wins. White made three appearances with a pair of starts, tallying wins over Dartmouth and Louisiana Tech. She tossed 15.1 innings and struck out 16 batters while earning her 50th win over the weekend.
  • KNIGHT NATION: In Sunday’s duel with Florida State, Knight Nation showed out and recorded the second largest attendance ever at the UCF Softball Complex with 1,161 fans in attendance. In the second game, the attendance total was 844, a top-10 largest attendance.
  • NO PLACE LIKE HOME: UCF is 11-5 at the UCF Softball Complex posting over 100 hits and 55 runs while outhitting their opponents, .258-.212 and outscoring visitors, 51-34.

TICKETS FOR 2019
Fans can purchase tickets for the 2019 UCF softball season by calling (407) 823-1000 or online here.

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