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WHITTIER, Calif. – Following the finish of its fall games, Whittier College Softball has released its 2019 schedule. The team will have six non-conference doubleheaders on the season and will host 13 schools at Palmer Field.
The Purple & Gold who are coming off a 25-16-1, 18-10 SCIAC record and a No. 2 seed in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Post Season Tournament from 2018 will host Pacific Lutheran on February 10 to open their schedule.
They remain at home the rest of February as they open SCIAC play with back to back match-ups with Pomona-Pitzer (February 16) and Chapman (February 23). On March 2 they travel for the first time as they go East to take on the University of Redlands before returning home to host Hiram (March 3). Following another road match-up within conference play (Cal Lutheran – March 9) they return home to take on Alfred (March 10) and Ithaca (March 14).
Their final two non-conference bouts will happen on March 20 and March 22 as they host Denison and Williams. The remaining schedule will include SCIAC games with a six game home stand occurring from April 12-20 against Redlands (April 12), Cal Lutheran (April 13), and La Verne (April 20).
Senior Day will happen on April 27 when the Poets host Claremont-M-S.
The SCIAC Post Season Tournament is set to be played May 3-5 and the Alumni Game on February 2.