The Youngstown State softball team (0-4) returns to action when it visits No. 14 South Carolina, Saturday, Feb. 23. First pitch is set for 2 p.m. at Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham on Saturday with free admission to the public.
The Penguins will also play Charlotte and Winthrop on Sunday, Feb. 24, in Charlotte. Youngstown State will face Charlotte at 10 a.m. and Winthrop at Noon.
• Last Time Out
The Penguins opened the season with four losses at the Spartan Classic. The Penguins lost to East Carolina, 11-4, Towson, 8-0, Miami (Ohio), 6-0, and USC-Upstate, 2-1.
• About South Carolina
South Carolina is ranked No. 14 and enters the game with an 8-2 record. Three Gamecocks are batting over .400 led by Cayla Drotar's .462 batting average. Dixie Raley leads the Carolina pitching staff with a 4-0 record and 2.33 earned-run aveage. The Penguins and Gamecocks have met twice previously and South Carolina has won both meetings.