ELON, N.C. – Due to ongoing rainfall forecasted through Thursday evening and into Friday morning, the Elon University softball team has altered its schedule for its season-opening tournament, the Elon Softball Classic, this weekend, Feb. 7-9.
Elon was originally scheduled to face Longwood to kick off the tournament on Friday, Feb. 7, but that contest has been postponed to Sunday, Feb. 9. The Phoenix will now open the tournament and its 2020 campaign against Rhode Island on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 2 p.m. Elon closes that day with a nightcap against Seton Hall after the conclusion of its contest against the Rams at 4:15 p.m.
The Phoenix and the Lancers will now play a doubleheader on Sunday to wrap up the tournament. The opening game of the twin bill is scheduled for 2 p.m. followed by the finale between the two programs at 4:15 p.m.
Any additional schedule changes will be shared via www.elonphoenix.com and through @ElonSoftball’s official social media channels.
2020 Elon Softball Classic Tournament Updated Schedule
Saturday, Feb. 8
Game One – Longwood vs. Rhode Island – 9:45 a.m.
Game Two – Seton Hall vs. Longwood – 11:45 a.m.
Game Three – Rhode Island vs. Elon – 2:00 p.m.
Game Four – Seton Hall vs. Elon – 4:15 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 9
Game Five – Rhode Island vs. Seton Hall – 9:30 a.m.
Game Six – Seton Hall vs. Rhode Island – 11:45 a.m.
Game Seven – Longwood vs. Elon – 2 p.m.
Game Eight – Longwood vs. Elon – 4:15 p.m.