This Week in SWAC Softball

What’s Up for Week #2: Heading into the second week of the SWAC softball season, all ten teams will see action over the next seven days including the debut of the defending champions Mississippi Valley State on Thursday.


Last Week’s Action: Despite inclement weather hitting the southern region last weekend and postponing a few season openers, several SWAC squads did take to the field in the opening week of play. Alcorn State went 3-1 in week #1 as it swept a Kentucky State doubleheader and split a doubleheader with Emory University. Alabama State went 2-0 last week, sweeping Savannah State in two games. Grambling State also posted two wins as it took down Texas College in a doubleheader. Texas Southern picked up a win as well, going 1-1 against Our Lady of the Lakes University.

2010 SWAC Softball Championship Set for Irondale, AL: The 2010 SWAC Softball Tournament will move to the Shea Brothers Softball Complex in Irondale, AL April 29 – May 2. The complex is a premier fastpitch softball facility which features two fields with 100 % Field Turf surfaces. The tournament will see the top eight teams in the conference vying for the 2010 SWAC Softball title.

Upcoming Games

Thursday, February 18

Samford at Mississippi Valley State, 2 p.m.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Ouachita Baptist (DH), 1 p.m.

Friday, February 19
Southern vs. Centenary, 12 noon
Alabama State at Kennesaw State, 1 p.m.
Houston Baptist at Prairie View A&M (DH), 2 p.m.
Southern at Texas A&M-CC, 2 p.m.
Mississippi Valley State at Southeastern, 3 p.m.
Mississippi Valley State vs. UT-Martin, 5:30 p.m.
Alabama State vs. SIU-Carbondale, 6 p.m.
Grambling State at Southeastern Tourney, TBA
Jackson State at Southeastern Louisiana-Tourney, TBA

Saturday, February 20

Southern vs. Centenary, 10 a.m.
Alabama State vs. MTSU, 10:30 a.m.
Mississippi Valley State vs. Grambling State, 11 a.m.
Alcorn State vs. Stephen F. Austin, 11:30 a.m.
Mississippi Valley State vs. Jackson State, 1:30 p.m.
Alcorn State at Southern Miss, 4:30 p.m.
Alabama State vs. Tennessee Tech, 6 p.m.
Grambling State at Southeastern Tourney, TBA
Jackson State at Southeastern Tourney, TBA

Sunday, February 21

Mississippi Valley State vs. St. Louis, 10 a.m.
Southern vs. Boston College, 10 a.m.
Alcorn State vs. Norte Dame, 11:30 a.m.
Southern at Texas A&M-CC, 12 noon
Alabama State vs. Mercer, 1 p.m.
Alcorn State vs. Louisiana Tech, 2 p.m.
Grambling State at Southeastern-Louisiana Tourney, TBA
Jackson State at Southeastern-Louisiana Tourney, TBA

Tuesday, February 23

Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Southwest Baptist (DH), 1 p.m.
Prairie View A&M at Texas A&M-CC (DH), 2 p.m.
Nicholls State at Alcorn State, 2 p.m.
Centenary College at Grambling State (DH), 3 p.m.
Concordia at Jackson State (DH), 3 p.m.

HBCU Sports

SWAC Baseball Notes – Feb. 18

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