Softball Weekend Central
Feb. 15, 2018


The second weekend of the 2018 Big Ten softball season is highlighted by 10 conference schools participating in the third annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge, while the other four programs are also competing in tournaments in Alabama, South Carolina, Texas, and even south of the border in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Many of this weekend's games featuring Big Ten schools will be televised on ACC Network Extra, which is available on the WatchESPN platform. However, fans are reminded that dates, times, matchups and television coverage can change to weather or other factors. Consult each school's official athletics web site and/or its social media channels for the latest information.

DATE GAME LOCATION RECAP
Feb. 15, 2018 Texas 2, Rutgers 0 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico RECAP
Feb. 16, 2018 #RV/22 Nebraska 2, Boston College 1 Atlanta, GA RECAP
Iowa 2, #RV/RV Tulsa 1 College Station, TX RECAP
Virginia Tech 1, Penn State 0 Durham, NC RECAP
Louisville 7, #RV/RV Northwestern 6 (8 inn.) Raleigh, NC RECAP
Wisconsin 5, Pittsburgh 1 Chapel Hill, NC RECAP
Georgetown 4, Michigan State 3 (9 inn.) Columbia, SC RECAP
Boston College 4, Indiana 0 Atlanta, GA RECAP
Butler 4, Iowa 0 College Station, TX RECAP
Illinois 5, Pittsburgh 4 (9 inn.) Chapel Hill, NC RECAP
Louisville 3, #RV/RV Northwestern 2 Raleigh, NC RECAP
#RV/22 Nebraska 6, at Georgia Tech 5 Atlanta, GA RECAP
at #RV/RV North Carolina 6, Illinois 2 Chapel Hill, NC RECAP
at North Carolina State 5, #22/21 Ohio State 4 (8 inn.) Raleigh, NC RECAP
at Duke 7, Penn State 5 Durham, NC RECAP
Virginia Tech 2, Purdue 0 Durham, NC RECAP
at Georgia Tech 4, Indiana 1 Atlanta, GA RECAP
#3/3 Oregon 10, Rutgers 0 (5 inn.) Puerto Vallarta, Mexico RECAP
at #8/6 Florida State 3, #14/14 Minnesota 2 Tallahassee, FL RECAP
at #RV/RV South Carolina 5, Michigan State 1 Columbia, SC RECAP
at Duke 4, Purdue 0 Durham, NC RECAP
Feb. 17, 2018 Maryland 4, Delaware 1 Auburn, AL RECAP
#20/19 Michigan 6, #RV Notre Dame 0 Tallahassee, FL RECAP
Indiana 8, Boston College 3 Atlanta, GA RECAP
#22/21 Ohio State 6, #RV/RV Louisville 5 (9 inn.) Raleigh, NC RECAP
Iowa 8, Butler 0 (5 inn.) College Station, TX RECAP
Pittsburgh 6, Wisconsin 5 (9 inn.) Chapel Hill, NC RECAP
Virginia Tech 9, Penn State 6 Durham, NC RECAP
#15/18 Ole Miss 9, Rutgers 1 (6 inn.) Puerto Vallarta, Mexico RECAP
at Duke 8, Purdue 1 Durham, NC RECAP
#RV/22 Nebraska 7, at Georgia Tech 3 Atlanta, GA RECAP
#22/21 Ohio State 5, at North Carolina State 4 (8 inn.) Raleigh, NC RECAP
Mercer 2, Michigan State 1 Columbia, SC RECAP
#RV Notre Dame 6, #14/14 Minnesota 5 Tallahassee, FL RECAP
at #6/8 Texas A&M 3, Iowa 2 College Station, TX RECAP
at #RV/RV North Carolina 9, Wisconsin 7 Chapel Hill, NC RECAP
at #13/13 Auburn 12, Maryland 1 (5 inn.) Auburn, AL RECAP
at #8/6 Florida State 9, #14/14 Minnesota 3 Tallahassee, FL RECAP
Rutgers 4, #NR/RV Houston 3 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico RECAP
Illinois 5, at #RV/RV North Carolina 2 Chapel Hill, NC RECAP
#20/19 Michigan 1, at #8/6 Florida State 0 Tallahassee, FL RECAP
#RV/RV Northwestern 3. at North Carolina State 1 Raleigh, NC RECAP
Feb. 18, 2018 #RV Notre Dame 3, #14/14 Minnesota 0 Tallahassee, FL RECAP
Pittsburgh 9, Illinois 0 (5 inn.) Chapel Hill, NC RECAP
#22/21 Ohio State 4, #RV/RV Louisville 0 Raleigh, NC RECAP
Saint Francis (Pa.) 1, Maryland 0 Auburn, AL RECAP
Boston College 3, #RV/22 Nebraska 0 Atlanta, GA RECAP
Michigan State 2, Southern Illinois 1 Columbia, SC RECAP
Virginia Tech 5, Purdue 0 Durham, NC RECAP
#RV Notre Dame 4, #20/19 Michigan 3 Tallahassee, FL RECAP
Iowa 11, #RV/RV Tulsa 3 College Station, TX RECAP
Wisconsin 6, at #RV/RV North Carolina 0 Chapel Hill, NC RECAP
at Duke 7, Penn State 2 Durham, NC RECAP
at #13/13 Auburn 8, Maryland 0 (5 inn.) Auburn, AL RECAP
at Georgia Tech 4, Indiana 1 Atlanta, GA RECAP
at North Carolina State 4, #RV/RV Northwestern 2 Raleigh, NC RECAP
at #8/6 Florida State 2, #20/19 Michigan 0 Tallahassee, FL RECAP

NOTES: All games and times subject to change (check Big Ten/ACC Softball Challenge web page, team web sites and social media channels for latest updates) … rankings are from the Feb. 12 NFCA/USA Softball polls (RV - receiving votes/NR - not ranked; when only one ranking is listed, it is from the NFCA poll)