Texas Softball will begin its 2022 spring schedule on the road for the first time since 2015 playing in the FGCU Invitational in Fort Myers, Fla., joined by, Clemson, Florida Gulf Coast, Boston College and Kent State from Feb. 11-13.
During their 56-games regular-season Texas will play out-of-state six-times with trips scheduled to Fort Myers and Clearwater, Fla., Tuscaloosa, Ala., Lafayette, La., Lawrence, Kan., and Stillwater, Okla.
The Longhorns 2022 home campaign at Red & Charline McCombs Field gets going with a mid-week match-up against McNeese State on February 16th.
The Longhorns and head coach Mike White are set to play 34 total games against 18 teams that reached the 2021 NCAA Field of 64. Alabama (national semifinalist), Florida State (national finalist), Oklahoma (national champion), Oklahoma State and UCLA. UT will battle six NCAA Super Regional qualifiers (Alabama, Florida State, LSU, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and UCLA) and will contest 34 total games against 18 squads that earned bids to the 2021 NCAA Field of 64 (Alabama, Arizona State, Auburn, Baylor, Clemson, Florida State, Iowa State, Louisiana, LSU, McNeese State, Miami (OH), Minnesota, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas State, UCF and UCLA).
Another highlight of the season includes the Bevo Classic at McCombs Field as Drake, Minnesota and Nicholls State all make the trip to Austin for a three-day event March 11-13.
The Longhorns are slated to open Big 12 Conference play on the road at Kansas (March 25-27). Additional league road series during the 2022 season include trips to Stillwater, Okla., to face 2021 WCWS participant Oklahoma State (April 22-24), to Lubbock, Texas, to battle Texas Tech (April 29-May 1) and to Waco, Texas, to play Baylor (May 6) as part of the two teams’ annual split series.
The postseason begins with the annual Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship at the USA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Okla., over May 12-14.
Official Texas game times and TV designations will be released at a later date.
Thanks to Texas Softball for providing the dates used in this post.