Auburn softball will take to the diamond this spring for its second season under head coach Mickey Dean, who announced the team's 2019 game slate of 56 games Wednesday afternoon.
The Tigers will face five of the eight teams from last season's Women's College World Series (Oregon, Washington, Florida, UCLA and Georgia) and 14 teams total from the 2018 postseason.
Auburn lost in the first round of the Tallahassee Regional to Florida State last season before its season ended with a loss to Jacksonville State.
"I'm looking for us to be consistent," Dean said. "Whether we are playing at home or on the road or at a neutral site, I want to see us perform consistently. Last year, we did a really good job with our defense and pitching, but our hitting got stagnant on the road, so we need to figure out a way to get that adrenaline going with our bats and our focus this year is going to be on quality at-bats."
2019 Auburn softball schedule
Sand Dollar Classic (Gulf Shores, Ala.)
Feb. 8 vs. Louisiana Tech, Missouri State
Feb. 9 vs. South Alabama, Western Kentucky
Feb. 10 vs. Florida A&M
Plainsman Invitational (Auburn, Ala.)
Feb. 14 vs. UAB
Feb. 15 vs. Furman
Feb. 16 vs. Drake, Texas Tech
Feb. 17 vs. Furman, UAB
Tiger Invitational (Auburn, Ala.)
Feb. 22 vs. Villanova, North Dakota State
Feb. 23 vs. Eastern Illinois, North Dakota State
Feb. 24 vs. Villanova, Troy
Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)
Feb. 28 vs. Loyola Marymount, UTSA
March 1 vs. Oregon, Washington
March 2 vs. UCLA
War Eagle Challenge (Auburn, Ala.)
March 7 vs. Michigan State
March 8 vs. Radford
March 9 vs. Louisville, Radford
March 10 vs. Michigan State, Mercer
March 13 at Georgia State
March 15-17 3-game series vs. Texas A&M
March 22-24 3-game series at Mississippi State
March 27 vs. Kennesaw State
March 29-31 3-game series vs. Georgia
April 6-8 3-game series at Tennessee
April 12-14 3-game series vs. South Carolina
April 17 vs. Alabama State
April 20-22 3-game series at Kentucky
April 26-28 3-game series vs. Florida
May 3-5 3-game series at Arkansas
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