OSU SB: Beavers Announce 2024 Slate

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State softball team has announced their schedule for the 2024 season.

The slate features 13 opponents from last year’s NCAA Tournament, three against Women’s College World Series participants – including two at home – and a dozen games at Kelly Field.

OSU opens the season in Florida with the South Florida/Rawlings Invitational from February 9-11 where they’ll match up with hosts South Florida, Illinois State, Florida (having last met in the 2022 WCWS), Bethune-Cookman and Michigan.

Returning to the west coast, the Beavers will visit Fresno, Calif., to face Fresno State and Utah Valley twice each and Saint Mary’s (Calif.) from February 16-18.

In California for a second-straight weekend, the Beavers will again participate in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic from February 22-25. OSU will have a rematch with Bethune-Cookman before battling UCF, Notre Dame, Tennessee (a rematch from the Knoxville Regional in 2022), Northwestern and Wisconsin.

Nonconference play will close at the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif. from March 1-3. Cal State Fullerton, San Jose State, Long Beach State, Weber State and a rematch with Michigan will await the Beavers.

Action opens at Kelly Field when Arizona comes to Corvallis (March 8-10) before a midweek doubleheader against Portland State just days later (March 12) in Hillsboro. A four-game trip in the desert follows with a Pac-12 set at Arizona State (March 15-17) and a Monday contest at GCU a day later.

Following a bye week, the Beavers will play four in Seattle between a contest at Seattle U (March 27) before a three-game series on Montlake against Washington (March 28-30).

A season-long six-game homestand will see the Beavs host UCLA (April 5-7) and Stanford (April 12-14) ahead of the Rivalry Series renewing in Eugene (April 19-21) versus Oregon. The Beavers will honor their seniors during the final home series (April 26-28) when they host Utah before closing the regular season in the Bay Area from May 3-5 at California.

Stanford will host the second annual Pac-12 tournament from May 8-11 at Boyd and Jill Smith Family Stadium.