The MIAA recently announced its schedule for the 2021 softball season. All 2020-2021 schedules were approved by the Association's CEO Council on Monday, June 15, and the Institutional Representative Council (IRC) on Tuesday, June 9.
In response to the NCAA requirements in maximum and minimum allowable contests for the 2021 softball season, the MIAA Scheduling Subcommittee modified the existing schedules for each sport. The MIAA Scheduling Subcommittee is comprised of an athletic administrator at each member institution.
In this year's conference softball schedule, teams will play one doubleheader against each conference opponent over eight weekends. One built in open weekend (Week 7 of the conference schedule) is available to make up games postponed due to weather.
The Hillcats will open up the conference schedule at home on March 12 and 13 against Newman and Central Oklahoma.
Rogers State will travel to Fort Hays State and Nebraska-Kearney in Week 2 before hosting Missouri Western and Northwest Missouri in Week 3 to close out the month of March.
The first two weekends in April include trips to Lincoln, Central Missouri, Pittsburg State and Missouri Southern.
Rogers State will host Northeastern State in the only matchup for Week 6 before closing out the MIAA schedule at home in Week 8 against Emporia State and Washburn on April 30 and May 1.
The MIAA Tournament is scheduled for the next week in Edmond.
Times for all MIAA games and Rogers State's nonconference schedule will be announced at a later date.