March 23, 2013
UPDATED: Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 3:35 p.m. MT
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Cumulating snow Saturday afternoon forced Colorado State officials to cancel the remainder of the CSU Spring Tournament. Just three of the tournament’s 10 games were completed, with CSU going 1-0, a 17-0 shutout against Marist, on Thursday.
Ball State also went 1-0, defeating Marist, 15-5. The Red Foxes beat the Columbia Lions (0-1) to go 1-2 on the weekend. Play between Colorado State and Ball State was suspended Friday afternoon when visibility became an issue during the top of the third inning.
CSU returns to Ram Field Thursday at 4 p.m. MT for a three-game series with UNLV, the team's Mountain West opener.
Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 8:20 a.m. MT
Falling snow throughout the night and freezing temperatures forced Colorado State officials to cancel all games scheduled for Saturday. Action, for now, will resume on Sunday, with a modified schedule, which will be released Saturday afternoon.
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 5:05 p.m. MT
The expected snowstorm hit Fort Collins Friday afternoon, forcing Colorado State to suspend play against Ball State and postpone its game against Columbia.
The game was called in the top of the third inning after visibility became an issue for the players. At that point, Ball State was up to bat and was leading 6-0. The game was the fourth of the tournament, and third of the day. CSU was also scheduled to play Columbia Friday afternoon.
Forecasts for the remainder of the weekend don’t look much better, but CSU hopes to get in as much action as possible.
Three games will still take place on Saturday, beginning with the resumed CSU-Ball State game, at 11:15 a.m. MT. That will be followed with CSU vs. Columbia (approximately 1:30 p.m.), and Ball State vs. Columbia (approximately 3:45 p.m.).
Sunday’s two previously scheduled games will remain on Sunday. The revised schedule would allow all four teams to play each other once.
For the complete updated schedule, visit the CSU Spring Tournament Central. CSU is currently 1-0, defeating Marist, 17-0, on Thursday afternoon. Ball State is 1-0 following a 15-5 win over Marist Friday morning. Marist is 1-2 after defeating Columbia on Friday, which is 0-1. For up-to-the-minute information regarding future schedule changes, follow CSU softball on Twitter.
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