JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2007) - A 22 game road trip to start the season, games against 10 participants from the 2007 postseason tournament including Baylor who made it to the Women's College World Series and the national runner-up Tennessee, and 11 home doubleheaders all are on deck for the Lady Bucs as head Coach Andrea Mangrum announced her 2008 schedule on Wednesday.
The Bucs' 22 game road trip features four tournaments including the Cox Communications Classic in
The Bucs open the season against Furman on Feb. 9 with a doubleheader in
"We play in a lot of tournaments against top competition and that will help us be stronger because to be the best you have to play the best," Mangrum said. "We also wanted to make sure the girls are confident and have games under their belt before we open at home. I feel it is a great schedule and will help with the success of our program."
The first home game does not come until March 12 as the Bucs will host Ohio Valley Conference regular season and conference tournament champions Tennessee Tech.
The Bucs open conference play on March 16 against
Rounding out the non-conference portion of the schedule is Virginia Teach and Appalachian State. ETSU will travel to
The Atlantic Sun Tournament will be hosted in
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