U of E Softball to Face Valparaiso in Tournament Opener


With the finish of the regular season, the University of Evansville softball team earned the #7 seed in the 2019 Missouri Valley Conference Softball Championship and will open play on Wednesday against Valparaiso.  Game time is 6:30 p.m. at Petersen Hotels Field in Peoria, Ill.  With a win, the Purple Aces would advance to play Illinois State at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Off to Peoria

– Evansville heads to the 2019 MVC Softball Championship as the #7 seed and open the tournament against Valparaiso on Wednesday evening

– UE earned a sweep over the Crusaders two weeks ago in Evansville; the Aces pitchers accumulated a 2.10 ERA while Haley Woolf and Eryn Gould each hit .500 in the series; Gould reached base 69.2% of the time over the 3-game set.