Softball hits road for Judi Garmen Classic

<p><a href="… Weekly Release in PDF Format</a> <a href="; target="_new"><img src="; border="0" alt="Get Acrobat Reader" width="9" height="10"></a></p><separator></separator><p>The Sun Devil Softball squad (24-2 overall) will finally take to&nbsp;the road for their first away games of the season as they head to Fullerton,&nbsp;Calif. to compete in the annual Judi Garmen Classic. Awaiting the&nbsp;Sun Devils there are games versus No. 12 Texas, No. 11 Oklahoma, DePaul,&nbsp;UNLV and Purdue. Games will run from Thursday to Sunday at Cal State&nbsp;Fullerton’s Softball Complex.</p><separator></separator><p>Series history<br>Against the Texas Longhorns, ASU comes in with an even 5-5&nbsp;record against the Longhorns with their last meeting coming in Palm&nbsp;Springs last year at the Palm Springs Classic which saw ASU run off with&nbsp;a 12-4 win in five innings with <a href="">H… Bach</a> pitching and home runs from&nbsp;Renee Welty and <a href=""… Carlson</a> doing the job. All-time <a href="">Cl… Myers</a> is 1-1&nbsp;against the Longhorns after ASU fell to Texas in 2006 in the WCWS.</p><separator></separator><p>No. 8 Oklahoma will step to the Sun Devils next on Thursday’s&nbsp;second game where they’ll face ASU for the 20th time in series history&nbsp;since 1979 where ASU holds a 10-9 overall record, after a tough 8-6&nbsp;loss last season in Palm Springs where the Sooners jumped out to an&nbsp;eight run lead in the first which ASU never recovered from. Head Coach&nbsp;Clint Myers has only met the Sooners that once now holding a 0-1 record&nbsp;against them.</p><separator></separator><p>Friday morning holds the DePaul Blue Demons waiting for the&nbsp;Devils in the pale moonlight in the clash of the underworld where ASU holds a 5-1 all-time&nbsp;record against the Chicago natives since 2000. Last meeting was last&nbsp;year at this very tournament where ASU came out on top 4-0 with Hillary&nbsp;Bach taking her 12th win of the season.</p><separator></separator><p>Next up on Saturday are the UNLV Rebels, a team that ASU has&nbsp;become fairly familiar with in the last few years. Since 1980, ASU has&nbsp;racked up a 23-5 all-time record against the Rebels with Clint Myers&nbsp;holding a 9-1 record in his five years at the helm.</p><separator></separator><p>Last, but not least on Sunday morning, the Sun Devils will face&nbsp;the Purdue Boiler Makers who ASU has faced five times since 1995,&nbsp;holding a 4-1 record. <a href="">Cl… Myers</a> will look for a W in his first meeting&nbsp;against the Boiler Makers.</p><separator></separator><p>Up next<br>The Sun Devils return home next week to host their final home&nbsp;series of the 2010 season before opening their Pac-10 slate as they set to host&nbsp;the Cal Poly Mustangs in a four game series in Tempe at Farrington Stadium&nbsp;March 26-28.</p>