The Fairfield Stags will open their 54 game 2012 softball season on February 24 at the Seahawk Classic in Wilmington, NC. The tournament portion of their season will continue in March with stops at the Towson Tournament in Maryland; the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, FL; and the University of South Florida Tournament in Tampa, FL.
The Stags will then open the home portion of their schedule when they host Stony Brook for a doubleheader on March 21. They will begin MAAC play on March 31 with a home date against Iona. Along the way, they will play all the D1 teams in the state of Connecticut, including UConn, Central Connecticut, Yale, Hartford, Quinnipiac, and crosstown rival Sacred Heart. They will also make a visit to Atlantic 10 power UMass, and host Boston U. They close their regular season on May 6 when they host MAAC rival Siena. The Stags will have 10 home dates in 2012 during this very challenging schedule.