Spring Break Trip | Clermont, Fla.
Softball heads down to Florida to compete in 10 contests in five days, beginning with Simpson on Sunday, March 10. The Diplomats are 0-1 against the Storm after meeting over Spring Break in 2005. F&M closes out opening day with first-time opponent Roger Williams at 11:45 a.m.
On Monday, the Diplomats take on Northwestern (Minn.) for the first meeting between the two programs and then look to remain undefeated against Smith after taking down the Pioneers in 2011.
F&M takes the field on Tuesday, squaring off against North Park, who defeated the Diplomats in 2013 before going against Mount Union for the first meeting between the schools.
After a day off, the Diplomats return on Thursday against two first-time opponents in Concordia Chicago and Lakeland.
The final day of action concludes with contests against Utica, with the series record tied at 1-1 after falling to the Pioneers in 2017. F&M closes out its Spring Break action looking to earn the program's first win against Stockton, who owns a 3-0 edge in the overall series.
Lexi Piccinich enters the season tied for sixth in program history for career home runs with seven, needing one more to crack the top-five. Lauren Incorvaia '09 leads the category with 15. The junior also comes in at 15th in career doubles with 20. Jen Fried '04 holds the top spot with 36.