Softball news: Razorbacks release 2013 conference schedule

University of Arkansas athletics officials today announced the 2013 softball schedule.

The Razorbacks will play 24 regular season conference games including series’ against SEC newcomers Missouri and Texas A&M.

The Hogs have a bye week on opening SEC weekend meaning their conference season won’t begin until March 15 when the team travels to face Texas A&M in a three-game series. The Razorbacks are scheduled to play eight of the 12 opposing teams in the conference, including the Aggies, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and Auburn.

Arkansas will not face Alabama, Ole Miss, Mississippi State or South Carolina in the 2013 regular season.

A full 2013 softball schedule will be released later this year at

Arkansas 2013 SEC schedule

March 15-17 – at Texas A&M
March 22-24 – at Florida
March 29-31 – vs. Georgia
April 5-7 – vs. LSU
April 12-14 – at Missouri
April 19-21 – vs. Kentucky
April 26-28 – at Tennessee
May 3-5 – vs. Auburn