OMAHA, Neb. – Omaha softball head coach Amanda Eberhart announced the 2020 schedule on Monday. The Mavericks will host 10 games at Westside Field at Westbrook.
Omaha begins the 2020 campaign with six road trips, leading off with the Rambler Rumble hosted by Loyola on Feb. 7-9. The season opens against IUPUI and Loyola on Feb. 7 before Omaha takes on Green Bay and Butler on Feb. 8. The Mavericks wrap up the weekend action against Miami (OH) on Feb. 9.
The Mavericks venture to Las Cruces, N.M., for a three-game weekend series at New Mexico State on Feb. 14-15. Omaha will face the Aggies in a doubleheader on Feb. 14 and wrap up the series with a single game on Feb. 15.
Omaha also travels to El Paso, Texas, for the UTEP Tournament (Feb. 21-23), Riverside, Calif., for the UC Riverside Tournament (Feb. 28-March 1) and Greeley, Colo., for the Northern Colorado Tournament (March 6-8).
The Mavericks wrap up tournament play at the Billiken Spring Tournament in Saint. Louis, Mo. Omaha takes on Saint Louis and Purdue Fort Wayne on March 13 and Lipscomb and UIC on March 14. The Mavericks conclude the weekend action with a rematch against Lipscomb on March 15.
Following 28 games on the road, Omaha opens its home slate with a three-game series in the Summit League opener vs. South Dakota on March 21-22. The Mavericks continue play at home, hosting Purdue Fort Wayne on March 28-29.
Omaha hits the road to take on North Dakota (April 4-5) before stepping out of conference action with a pair of non-conference games. The Mavericks host Kansas City (April 7) and play at Iowa State (April 14).
The Mavericks play their final home games of the season with a home series vs. North Dakota State on April 18-19.
Omaha ends the regular season with seven games on the road. The Mavericks take on Creighton on April 22 in non-conference action before wrapping up Summit League play at South Dakota State (April 24-25) and Western Illinois (May 2-3).
The six-team Summit League Championship takes place May 6-9 in Fargo, N.D., with the winner receiving the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Regionals.