UAB Softball Hosts Eighth-Ranked DePaul At George Ward Park

April 5, 2001

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - UAB (19-21, 3-3 Conference USA) will host eighth-ranked DePaul (26-7-1, 6-0 C-USA) in a Conference USA softball series over the weekend at George Ward Park Field No. 6. The teams will meet in a doubleheader Saturday, starting at 1 p.m., and will square off again Sunday in a single game, also starting at 1 p.m.

UAB is coming off a 1-0 victory over South Florida last Sunday in Tampa, Fla. The Blazers took two games out of the three game series over the weekend. UAB won the second contest of a doubleheader with the Bulls 1-0 last Saturday and lost the first game 1-0.

DePaul, currently on a 12-game winning streak, is coming off a 10-0 shutout of Valparaiso Tuesday in Chicago. DePaul swept the two-game series, winning the first game of the doubleheader 4-1.

Admission to the weekend series is free.