Softball To Host ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Oct. 20, 2016

GREENSBORO, N.C. In partnership with the Big Ten, the Georgia Tech softball team will serve as one of the host sites for the 2017 ACC/Big Ten Softball Challenge. The annual challenge, which debuted last season, will feature eight schools from each conference, playing four games each at four campus sites over a three-day period from Feb. 17-19, 2017.  

The Yellow Jackets, who also served as a host site last season, will welcome Virginia Tech, Iowa and Penn State to Mewborn Field.

Game times, as well as television coverage, will be announced at a later date. The complete schedule of ACC/Big Ten Softball Challenge matchups can be found below.

2017 ACC/Big Ten Softball Challenge

At Atlanta, Ga. (host – Georgia Tech)
Friday, Feb. 17
Game 1 – Iowa vs. Virginia Tech
Game 2 – Penn State vs. Georgia Tech

Saturday, Feb. 18
Game 3 – Virginia Tech vs. Penn State
Game 4 – Virginia Tech vs. Iowa
Game 5 – Georgia Tech vs. Penn State
Game 6 – Iowa vs. Georgia Tech


 

 

Sunday, Feb. 19
Game 7 – Penn State vs. Virginia Tech
Game 8 – Georgia Tech vs. Iowa
 

At Tallahassee, Fla. (host – Florida State)
Friday, Feb. 17
Game 1 – Nebraska vs. Pitt
Game 2 – Northwestern vs. Florida State

Saturday, Feb. 18
Game 3 – Pitt vs. Northwestern
Game 4 – Pitt vs. Nebraska
Game 5 – Florida State vs. Northwestern
Game 6 – Nebraska vs. Florida State

Sunday, Feb. 19
Game 7 – Northwestern vs. Pitt
Game 8 – Florida State vs. Nebraska

At Raleigh, N.C. (host – North Carolina State)
Friday, Feb. 17
Game 1 – Minnesota vs. Notre Dame
Game 2 – Michigan vs. North Carolina State

Saturday, Feb. 18
Game 3 – Notre Dame vs. Michigan
Game 4 – Notre Dame vs. Minnesota
Game 5 – North Carolina State vs. Michigan
Game 6 – Minnesota vs. North Carolina State

Sunday, Feb. 19
Game 7 – Michigan vs. Notre Dame
Game 8 – North Carolina State vs. Minnesota

At Chapel Hill, N.C. (host – North Carolina)
Friday, Feb. 17
Game 1 – Purdue vs. Louisville
Game 2 – Ohio State vs. North Carolina

Saturday, Feb. 18
Game 3 – Louisville vs. Ohio State
Game 4 – Louisville vs. Purdue
Game 5 – North Carolina vs. Ohio State
Game 6 – Purdue vs. North Carolina

Sunday, Feb. 19
Game 7 – Ohio State vs. Louisville
Game 8 – North Carolina vs. Purdue

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