Softball Set to Face Indiana Thursday in Big Ten Tournament Opener

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Coach Kim Schuette will lead the Boilers into the Big Ten Tournament, beginning Thursday in Evanston, Ill.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM
Coach Kim Schuette will lead the Boilers into the Big Ten Tournament, beginning Thursday in Evanston, Ill.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM

May 4, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Boilermaker softball team finished sixth in Big Ten play with a 13-10 record and earned the No. 6 seed in the Big Ten Tournament.

With the No. 6 seed, the Boilermakers will face off against No. 11 seed Indiana (5-18 Big Ten) at noon ET Thursday. The game, which will kick off the three-day event at Sharon J. Drysdale Field in Evanston, Ill., will be streamed live on BTN.com and is accessible with an All-Access subscription.

With a win, the Boilermakers would advance to a noon ET Friday game against No. 3 seed Minnesota. All of the Friday and Saturday tournament games will be broadcast live on the Big Ten Network.

All information regarding the Big Ten Tournament, including video and live stats links, can be found here.

Purdue (26-27-1, 13-10 Big Ten) won the series against Indiana earlier in the season in West Lafayette, taking games 1 and 2 by identical 4-1 scores and falling in Game 3, 5-2.

The Boilermakers won five of their eight Big Ten series (Penn State, Michigan State, Indiana, Illinois and Ohio State) and split a doubleheader with Big Ten champion Michigan.