Mean Green Heads To Boca For SBC Softball

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Follow The Mean Green At The 2012 Sun Belt Conference Softball Championship

The 2012 Sun Belt Conference Softball Championship will take place May 9-12 in Boca Raton, Florida.

North Texas opens the double-elimination tournament on Wednesday, May 9, against fifth-seeded Western Kentucky at 3 p.m. at Florida Atlantic Stadium. The Mean Green is 1-1 in the tournament with a victory against No. 8 FAU and a loss to No. 5 WKU.

- Update - 9:00 pm - Thursday -
Rain in the Boca Raton area has halted play on Thursday afternoon. The remaining two games from Thursday will be played Friday morning. North Texas is tenatively scheduled to be playing in the fourth game of the day on Friday around 2:30 p.m., central time.


Game stories

Mean Green Advances To Semi-Finals
Boca Raton, Fla. (5/11/12) - The North Texas softball team advanced to the semi-finals of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament with an 8-0 win against the third-seeded FIU Panthers on Friday afternoon at the FAU Softball Stadium.. - More -

Kirk Pitches Shutout In Mean Green Victory
Boca Raton, Fla. (5/10/12) - Ashley Kirk pitched a three-hit shutout to lead the North Texas softball team to a 3-0 win against Florida Atlantic in conference tournament action on Thursday afternoon at the FAU Softball Stadium. - More -

WKU Snaps Mean Green Winning Streak
Boca Raton, Fla. (5/9/12) - The WKU softball team snapped the Mean Green's six-game winning streak as North Texas dropped its opening game of the Sun Belt Conference Championship, 3-1, on Wednesday night at the FAU Softball Stadium. - More -

Fraley Named First-Team All-Conference
Senior designated player Maddelyn Fraley was named first-team All-Sun Belt Conference, as released by the league office.In her second year at North Texas, Fraley is the second softball player in Mean Green history to be named all-conference at designated player. She is the first player to be named to the first team at designated player. - More -

Softball Earns No. 4 Seed In Sun Belt Tournament
The No. 4 ranking is the second-highest seed the Mean Green has received since the Sun Belt Conference started fielding an eight-team championship in 2007. The 2010 Mean Green team earned a No. 3 seed.The North Texas softball team earned a No. 4 seed in the 2012 Sun Belt Conference Championship and will face the No.5 seed, Western Kentucky, in its first-round game on Wednesday, May 9 at 3 p.m. in Boca Raton, Fla. - More-



Wednesday, May 9
Game 1: No. 3 FIU 4, vs. No. 6 Troy, 1
Game 2: No. 2 South Alabama vs. 6,  Louisiana-Monroe, 0
Game 3: No. 4 North Texas 1, No. 5 Western Kentucky, 3. - Live Stats / Live Stream
Game 4: No. 1 Louisiana-Lafayette 7, . No. 8  Florida Atlantic, 1

Thursday, May 10
Game 5: Troy 4, vs. ULM, 10
Game 6: North Texas 3, FAU 0 Live Stats / Live Stream
Game 7: FIU 1 vs. USA, 9 - RAIN DELAY - Postponed
Game 8: WKU  vs. ULL, 5:30 p.m.  - Rain Delay - Postponed

Friday, May 11
Game 7: FIU 1, USA - 9
Game 8: WKU  1, ULL 12
Game 9: ULM 3, WKU, 5
Game 10: North Texas 8, vs. FIU 0 --  Live Stats / Live Stream
Game 11: WKU vs. USA
Game 12: North Texas vs. ULL - 7 p.m. Live Stats / Live Stream


Saturday, May 12
Game 13: Game 11 winner vs. Game 12 winner, time TBD


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