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    SOFTBALL TEAM TO BEGIN 1998 SEASON

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    ="begin"> February 17, 1998

    SOFTBALL TEAM TO BEGIN 1998 SEASON

    THIS WEEK
    The Hoosier softball team kicks off their 1998 season this weekend in Layfayette, LA. They will be competing in the 12th Annual Louisiana Classic February 20-22. Other participating teams will be Southwestern Louisiana and Baylor.

    GAME DATA
    The 12th Annual Louisiana Classic takes place in Lady Cajun Park. Indiana will begin the round robin tournament on Friday night at 6 p.m C.S.T. against Baylor. Saturday play begins with the Hoosiers against Southwestern Louisiana at 12 p.m. C.S.T. and continues with a second game against Baylor at 2 p.m. C.S.T. The tournament caps off with Indiana again facing Southwestern Louisiana at 12 p.m. C.S.T.

    ABOUT INDIANA
    The Hoosiers completed the 1997 season with a record of 27-21-0, with a conference mark of 11-11, good for a fifth place finish in the Big Ten. Returning from last years starting lineup are seniors Monica Armendarez and Ashley Gayer, juniors Tracee Agee and Khara Good and sophomores Teresa Martinez and Trina Valenica.

    HEAD COACH DIANE STEPHENSON
    Entering her 11th season as head coach of the Hoosiers, Stephenson has an overall record of 328-232-2 and 140-112 in Big Ten play.

    ABOUT THE OPPONENTS
    The Lady Cajuns of Southwestern Louisiana are coming off a successful 1997 season which boasted a 46-18 record as well as an NCAA appearance and overall ranking of 13 (USA Today/NFCA). Head Coach Yvette Girouard returns for her 18th season. The Baylor Bears are returning from a 38-22 season in 1997. Head Coach Paula Young begins her 10th season and returns with eight of nine starters from the 1997 team.


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