BRIDGEWATER - Bridgewater College head softball coach Lis Schulz has released the team's schedule for the 2018 season.
The Eagles open the season on Feb. 24 with a home doubleheader against Penn State-Altoona. On March 2, Bridgewater hosts Mary Baldwin in another non-conference twinbill before heading to Kissimmee, Fla. for the D9 Sunkissed Classic on March 4-9. The Eagles will play 10 games in six days with contests scheduled against Defiance, St. Joseph's (Maine), Emerson, Bluffton, DeSales, Baldwin-Wallace, Misericordia, John Carroll, Muskingum and Penn State-New Kensington.
Bridgewater returns home for a pair of non-conference doubleheaders before beginning conference play. The Eagles will host Mary Washigton on March 15 and Pitt-Bradford on March 18. The Eagles will travel to Ferrum College on April 18 to close out the non-conference portion of the schedule.
The Eagles open ODAC play on March 21 when they travel to Winchester, Va., to play Shenandoah University. Bridgewater's first conference home date is set for March 27 when the Eagles host rival Eastern Mennonite for a doubleheader.
Bridgewater hosts Randolph College on April 8 for its "Strike Out Cancer" game. Senior Day will be held on April 21 when the Eagles host Virginia Wesleyan, the defending ODAC Champion and defending Division III National Champion.