Preview: Tech hosts Kansas in Big 12 home opener

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Texas Tech softball team (17-15, 0-3) returns to Lubbock for the first Big 12 home series of the season against Kansas (11-18, 0-3) Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 2 at Rocky Johnson Field.

Saturday’s game will be the annual Pink Game in support of breast cancer awareness. Fans who wear pink to the park will receive a discounted ticket, $ 3 for adults and $ 1 for youth. Fans will also receive a pink t-shirt when they enter the park, while supplies last.

As part of the Texas Tech Title IX 50th anniversary celebration of “The Women Who Wrecked ‘Em” the Red Raiders will honor former Texas Tech softball alumni this weekend.

Location: Rocky Johnson Field – Lubbock, Texas
Game Notes: Texas Tech
Game 1
Fri. April 1 – 5:00 pm (Live Stats | Watch)
Game 2
Sat. April 2 – 2:00 pm (Live Stats | Watch)
Game 3
Sun. April 3 – 12:00 pm (Live Stats | Watch)

The Red Raiders host the Kansas Jayhawks April 1-3 at Rocky Johnson Field for the first home Big 12 series of the season after starting off Big 12 play in Stillwater last weekend.

Both the Red Raiders and the Jayhawks got off to a slow start in league play, being swept by their respective opponents. Tech was upended by No. 7 Oklahoma State on the road while Kansas fell to No. 24 Texas in Lawrence.

Kansas leads the overall series 38-30, but the Red Raiders have gotten the better of the Jayhawks of late, winning nine of the last 11. Last season, Tech took two of three from Kansas in Lawrence, which helped the Red Raiders secure a spot in the Big 12 Championship. The Red Raiders are 4-1 in their last five outings against the Jayhawks.

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