The season opens Nov. 8 as part of the WNIT, as the squad travels to face Wichita State, before hosting Indiana University four days later, the second straight year the program has hosted a Big Ten opponent. Three days later the preseason WNIT conducts its final two games, with opponents of those games still to be determined.
On Nov. 18 and 20, the team hosts back-to-back home games against Southern Illinois (7 p.m.) and Grace College (11:30 a.m.), before four straight road games at SIU Edwardsville (Nov. 26), Michigan State (Dec. 1), Evansville (Dec. 4) and Purdue (Dec. 8).Indiana Tech and SIU Edwardsville come to town on Dec. 11 and 14, respectively, before the calendar year ends with back-to-back road games at Detroit on Dec. 21 and at Ball State on Dec. 29.
When the calendar year turns, the Mastodons jump into Summit League play, culminating with the Summit League Tournament in early March. The Mastodons return four of five starters from a season ago, including Summit League Player of the Year Amanda Hyde, who averaged 18.6 points per game, while also being named the Division I-AAA Athletic Directors Association (DI-AAA ADA) Scholar Athlete of the Year.Front nine: Dick Love, Larry Otis, Walter Wood, Earl Zimmerman (3)
Back nine: Roger Platt, John Marasovich, Jim Rivera, Paul
Closest to the pin: Walter Wood, Roger Seymoure, Roger Platt (2)