The Rider Broncs will open their 54 game 2017 softball season on the weekend of February 17 at Coastal Carolina's Battle at the Beach with 5 games vs. the host school and Greensboro and Missouri-Kansas City. The weekend of March 3 will see the Broncs in Buies Creek, NC for Campbell's tournament; Norfolk St. and Appalachian St. will also participate. On March 11 Rider will play at UMBC's Retriever Classic, then play five road doubleheaders.
The Broncs will open the home portion of their schedule on March 29 with a doubleheader vs. Wagner. They will open MAAC play at Quinnipiac on April 1. Rider will close their regular season on May 7 at St. Peter's. They will play nine home dates in 2017.