The Irish will face several regional opponents in non-conference softball action this fall.

Irish Announce Fall Softball Schedule

Sept. 14, 2010

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Notre Dame head softball coach Deanna Gumpf recently announced the program’s 2010 fall schedule, which includes no fewer than seven contests in the upcoming weeks.

The defending BIG EAST Conference regular season champions will hike to Traverse City, Mich., as part of a four-team invitational with Michigan, Central Michigan and Western Michigan this weekend (Sept. 18-19).

Returning home on Sept. 26, the Irish will play a 10-inning contest against Valparaiso.

Notre Dame welcomes Ball State and Loyola-Chicago to Melissa Cook Stadium on Oct. 2.

Traverse City West High School - Traverse City, Mich.Saturday, Sept. 1810:30 a.m. - Notre Dame vs. Central Michigan (5 innings)12:00 p.m. - Notre Dame vs. Western Michigan (5 innings)2:00 p.m. - Notre Dame vs. Michigan (5 innings)
Sunday, Sept. 1910:30 a.m. - Seed 1 vs. Seed 4, Seed 2 vs. Seed 3 (7 innings)12:30 p.m. - Winner vs. Winner, Loser vs. Loser (7 innings)
Melissa Cook Stadium - Notre Dame, Ind.Sunday, Sept. 2612:00 p.m. - Notre Dame vs. Valparaiso (10 innings)
Saturday, Oct. 212:00 p.m. - Notre Dame vs. Ball State2:00 p.m. - Notre Dame vs. Loyola-Chicago4:00 p.m. - Ball State vs. Loyola-Chicago
*all times local to site / schedule subject to change