PROVO, Utah - The BYU women's softball team (2-3) is off to compete in the Softball by the Beach Invitational on Feb. 19-21 in Santa Barbara, Calif.
The Cougars are coming off the tough Hawai`i Paradise Classic season opening tournament, and the competition in Santa Barbara doesn't get any easier.
BYU will face host school UC Santa Barbara (10-6), UC Riverside (1-8), Loyola Marymount (6-2), Florida International (2-7) and Central Florida (7-3). The Cougars will look to continue their two-game winning streak on the road.
"We're a young team and are continuing to make progress," BYU head coach Gordon Eakin said. "Our expectations are high for this tournament, but we're going to remain cautiously optimistic."
BYU All-Time Records vs. Opponents
UC Santa Barbara: 2-1
UC Riverside: marks the first match up
Loyola Marymount: 1-1
Florida International: 0-1
Central Florida: marks the first match up
BYU Schedule at the Beach Invitational
Feb. 19 UC Santa Barbara 2 p.m.(PT) 3 p.m.(MT)
Feb. 20 UC Riverside 11:30 a.m.(PT) 12:30 p.m.(MT)
Loyola Marymount 2 p.m.(PT) 3 p.m.(MT)
Feb. 21 Florida International 4:30 p.m.(PT) 5:30 p.m.(MT)
Central Florida 7 p.m.(PT) 8 p.m.(MT)
**Due to the tournament being off-site, stats will be available at 9:30 (PT), 10:30 (MT) after each day of play.