May 1, 2013
WEST POINT, N.Y. -
The times for the three-day Patriot League Softball Tournament, being hosted by Lehigh on May 9-11 at Kaufman Field, have been announced with No. 2 seeded Army going against No. 3 Bucknell in the second game in Thursday’s opener at 2:30 p.m.
The regular-season champion and top-seeded Mountain Hawks take on No. 4 Colgate at noon in Thursday’s first game of the double-elimination tournament.
On Friday, the winners from the two opening rounds meet in Game 3 starting at 11 a.m. followed by Game 4 between the losers of Thursday’s games meeting in an elimination game at 1:30 p.m. The final game (Game 5) on Friday is at 4 p.m. between the winner of Game 4 versus the loser of Game 3 to decide who advances to Saturday's championship round.
The tournament concludes Saturday with the two remaining teams (winner of Game 3 vs. the winner of Game 5) vying for the league's title and NCAA berth. The first game is at 12 p.m. with the second scheduled for 2 p.m. if necessary.
Thursday, May 9
#4 Colgate at #1 Lehigh – Noon
#2 Army vs. #3 Bucknell - 2:30 p.m.
Friday, May 10
Thursday winners - 11 a.m.
Thursday losers - 1:30 p.m. Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 winner - 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 11
Game 3 winner vs. Game 5 winner – 12 p.m.
Game 7 (if necessary) - 2 p.m. or 20 minutes after conclusion of previous game.