Softball Sets Sights on West Coast Campaign

Courtesy of: Katie Lockhart
Courtesy of: Katie Lockhart

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- The Harvard softball team (5-4) heads west to California for a slate of seven games over the course of five days. The Crimson head to Cal State Fullerton for the Easton Invitational from March 15-17 before concluding its trip taking on Boise State and Loyola Marymount.

Harvard will open the trip with the host of the Easton Invitational, Cal State Fullerton at 9:30 p.m. on March 15 before continuing play on the following day against College of Charleston and Iowa State at 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively. During the final day of the tournament, Harvard will face off against DePaul at 12 p.m. followed by a 2 p.m. contest against Long Beach State on March 17. 

Rounding out the final two games of the California campaign, Harvard will move site to Loyola Marymount for a double-header against Boise State at 1 p.m. before competing against the host at 3:30 p.m. 

*All times in EST*

How to Follow
When: March 15-19
Where: Cal State Fullerton & Loyola Marymount.
Broadcast: FloSoftball

What to Know

  • First-year Teagan Shaw leads the Crimson with .57 home runs per game, which ranks third on the NCAA Softball leaderboard across all schools and 18th in RBI's per game.
  • The Crimson ranks third in the nation with a .985 fielding percentage.
  • First-years Trina Hoang and Teagan Shaw charge forward for the Crimson with a .389 batting average over 18 at bats.

On Tap
Following the seven-game slate, the Crimson returns to the east-coast to kickoff Ancient Eight play at Penn on March 23-24.