Saturday's Buzz Classic Games Washed Away
March 5, 2011
WOODSTOCK, Ga. - Due to overnight rain and the continued forecast of falling precipitation, competition at the Buzz Classic was halted on Saturday before it even began altering Penn State's. A newly revised schedule for Sunday will see the Nittany Lions return to the diamond at 1:30 p.m. against Rhode Island.
Penn State (6-5) was set to play host Georgia Tech at the Twin Creeks Softball Complex on Saturday beginning around 4:00 p.m. followed by a contest against Jacksonville State at 6:00 p.m.
The Jacksonville State game will not be made up but the Georgia Tech game will be postponed to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday The Nittany Lions' regularly scheduled 9:00 a.m. game vs. Rhode Island will now be played at 1:30 p.m. Both matchups are on Field 1 at Twin Creeks. Both games will have GameTracker for live stats and commentary updates through Twitter at www.twitter.com/PSULionSoftball.
On Friday, Penn State captured two clutch 1-0 victories over Massachusetts and Miami. In the game against UMass, Jackie Hill (San Jose, Calif.) shutdown the Minutewomen with a complete-game shutout, while Cassidy Bell (Bakersfield, Calif.) launched a solo homer to propel the Lions. Penn State's Kasie Hatfield (Lutz, Fla.) matched Bell's effort with a solo blast of her own in the sixth inning of a scoreless game against the RedHawks. Lisa Akamine (Escondido, Calif.) provided the lift in the circle for PSU going the distance to extend her scoreless earned run streak to 30.1 innings.