February 13, 2009

SOFTBALL KICKS OFF CORPUS CHRISTI INVITATIONAL

The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi softball team will host Indiana State, North Texas, Creighton and Detroit Mercy in the Corpus Christi Invitational starting Friday morning at 9 AM. The four visiting teams will all be seeing their first action of the 2009 season.

The Islanders are 2-5 on the season after taking a pair of games against Houston Baptist at Chapman Field this past Tuesday. It was the first home games for TAMUCC after opening the 2009 season at the FIU Combat Classic in Miami, Fla. last weekend.

The first game of the day will feature Creighton taking on Indiana State at 9 AM. The 11 AM game will be played between Creighton and Detroit Mercy. Indiana State and Detroit Mercy square off in the 1 PM game before the Islanders take the field against North Texas in the 3 PM game.

The Saturday, Feb. 14 games will see North Texas and Detroit Mercy play at 9 AM and North Texas and Creighton at 11 AM. The Islanders compete in the final two games of the day, taking on Creighton at 1 PM and Indiana State at 3 PM.

The final day of the tournament, Sunday, Feb. 15 begins with Creighton and North Texas going head-to-head at 9 AM, Indiana State and North Texas at 11 AM, and Indiana State vs. Detroit Mercy at 1 PM. The Islanders close the tournament with a 3 PM game against Detroit Mercy.

All games will be played at Chapman Field on campus. TAMUCC students will be admitted for free with their SandDollar ID card. Individual tickets can be purchased for $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors (60 & over) and $3.00 for youth (17& under).