Titusville, Fl.—The Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) softball team is ready to escape the snowy weather in South Portland to attend one of the nation's largest spring training programs for college softball teams at Cocoa Beach Spring Training.
The Lady SeaWolves will depart on Saturday, Mar. 10 to play an eight-game schedule spanning six days at the softball complex at Chain of Lakes Park in Titusville, Florida. SMCC will open its 2018 spring regular season with Northland Community and Technical College (Minn.) on Sunday, Mar. 11 at 8:30 a.m. and finish the slate with Iowa Central Community College on Friday, Mar. 16.
The Lady SeaWolves will get eight different opponents in a doubleheader format on four play dates, each game seven innings. In addition to Northland and Iowa Central, SMCC will match up with Spoon River College (Ill.), Central Lakes College (Minn.), Itasca Community College (Minn.), St. Louis Community College (Mo.), County College of Morris (N.J.), and College of DuPage (Ill.)—all competing in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) circuit.
SMCC's Cocoa Beach Spring Training schedule and results: http://www.gosmccseawolves.com/sports/sball/2017-18/schedule
This softball's first spring training trip in Ray Magnant's term as Head Coach, who commented, "This will be an opportunity to find out where we stack up with alike programs throughout the country and to get playing outside in preparation for a busy conference schedule when we return. All of the women have worked so hard fundraising for the trip and are excited to take the field on Sunday!"
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