Husky Softball Classic To Include First-Ever Night Game

March 8, 2010

SEATTLE - The No. 1 Washington softball team will make its home debut this weekend when it hosts the annual Husky Softball Classic, an event which features the first-ever night game in Husky Softball Stadium history.

The Huskies (17-1) kick off the tournament with their home opener on Thursday, March 11 against Miami of Ohio at 5 p.m., when the lights will go on for competition for the first time. The Huskies will play another night game on Friday at 6 p.m. against Miami before a doubleheader on Saturday against Portland State and Seattle U at 3:30 and 6 p.m. UW wraps up play on Sunday against Seattle at 1 p.m.

UW is riding a 12-game winning streak and coming off a 5-0 record to win the Bank of Hawaii Invitational in Honolulu. Danielle Lawrie, who is 12-0 this season, was named tournament MVP after winning three games - two via shutout - and leading the team with eight RBI.

Three of this weekend's games will also be broadcast live on KKNW-1150 AM if fans cannot make it to the game. Play-by-play man Mike Brown and color commentator John Cowley will call the action for Thursday and Friday evening's contest as well as Sunday's finale.

Below is the complete 2010 Husky Softball Classic schedule:

2010 Husky Softball Classic Schedule

Date Time Teams
Thurs., March 11 5:00 p.m. Washington vs. Miami (OH)
Fri., March 12 3:30 p.m. Miami (OH) vs. Portland State
Fri., March 12 6:00 p.m. Washington vs. Miami (OH)
Sat., March 13 10:30 a.m. Portland State vs. Miami (OH)
Sat., March 13 1:00 p.m. Seattle vs. Miami (OH)
Sat., March 13 3:30 p.m. Washington vs. Portland State
Sat., March 13 6:00 p.m. Washington vs. Seattle
Sun., March 14 10:30 a.m. Portland State vs. Seattle
Sun., March 14 1 p.m. Washington vs. Seattle

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