The Gaels will open their 2011 softball season on February 12 in Charlotte, NC when they participate in the 49er Round Robin. Their schedule includes 9 home dates; Iona will begin home play on March 24 vs. Drexel. They open MAAC play on April 2 when they host Fairfield. The Gaels will close their regular season on May 8 against Manhattan. The MAAC Tournament will be held at Marist beginning May 12.