Defending MAAC Champion Fairfield will open their 51 game 2016 softball season on the weekend of February 28 with four games at a tournament hosted by North Carolina. Beginning on March 5, the Stags will be in Florida for two weeks, participating in tournaments hosted by Stetson and South Florida, with a few non conference games scheduled in between. Fairfield will then close the tournament portion of the season up north on the weekend of March 19 when they play in Stony Brook's tournament.
The Stags will have their home opener on March 30 with a doubleheader vs. Yale. They begin conference play on the road April 2 and 3 at St. Peter's, then Manhattan. They will close their regular season at home on May 7, hosting Iona in a MAAC matchup. In 2016, Fairfield will have nine home dates.