DENTON, Texas (4/21/11) - The Mean Green's road trip continues with three conference games against South Alabama this Thursday and Friday. The North Texas softball team plays a single game at 7 p.m. on Thursday and a doubleheader at 2 p.m. on Friday.
The Mean Green (19-26, 5-13) had its games against South Alabama last year canceled because of bad weather. North Texas has won the previous two series against USA and leads the series, 5-3. South Alabama is 30-12 this season and 9-7 in the Sun Belt, good for fourth place.
The Mean Green won its first conference series of the season with two wins against ULM last weekend. With the two wins, North Texas also set a home-win record at Lovelace Stadium with 15. North Texas has six more games at home in 2011. With the two conference wins, North Texas moved into a tie for seventh place in the conference standings with two more conference series on the schedule.