NU Softball set for season opener

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The Nebraska softball team kicks off its 2018 season this weekend at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz. The Huskers will play a total of six games, with two games each on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The tournament, hosted by Arizona State, will feature 26 softball teams from around the country, including teams from four of the five power conferences. All ASU games will be played at the Sun Devils’ home field - Farrington Stadium. All other games will be held at the Tempe Sports Complex.

Nebraska will open the season on Friday afternoon against No. 19 BYU at 3:15 p.m. (CT). Later that evening, the Huskers will take on No. 23 Arizona State beginning at 8:30 p.m. The following day, the Big Red face No. 15 Utah (10 a.m. CT) and San Diego State (3 p.m. CT). On the final day of the tournament, NU takes on Cal State Northridge at 10 a.m. and Seattle at 12:30 p.m.