By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness Sports
January 8, 2019
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- On Tuesday, the defending Women's College World Series champions announced their full 2019 schedule.
The regular season begins for FSU with the Joanne Graff Classic in Tallahassee, where the Noles will host UNC Wilimington, UNC Greensboro and Iowa State from February 8-10.
FSU will also compete in the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational with Ohio State, Oklahoma, LSU, Minnesota, FAU and Tennessee (Feb. 15-17), Unconquered Invitational with Elon, Lipscomb and Samford (Feb. 22-24) and the UCF Invitational against Toledo, Louisiana Tech, Dartmouth and UCF (March 2-4), with one home game against South Alabama nestled in on Feb. 20
The Noles' non-conference slate will round out with a March 6 doubleheader against Grand Canyon and a weekend series against Arizona, both out west, before coming home to start conference play.
FSU will host Notre Dame (March 15-17), NC State (March 22-24), Boston College (April 19-21) and Duke (April 26-28) in ACC play.
Also coming to Tallahassee will be Florida A&M (March 19), North Florida (March 20) and Florida (April 17).
The Noles' clash with the Gators will be broadcast on ESPN2. FSU plays Florida in Gainesville on April 3.
FSU's ACC road scheduled includes series at Virginia (March 29-31), Louisville (April 6-8), North Carolina (April 13-15) and Syracuse (May 3-5).
The series finales against the Cardinals and Tar Heels, each on a Monday, will be nationally broadcast by ESPNU.
For the full FSU softball schedule, including times, click here