UMBC Softball Announces 2012 Tournament Pairings

BALTIMORE—UMBC head softball coach Joe French today announced the pairings of the three spring tournaments hosted by the Retrievers.


All three tournaments will be co-hosted by Coppin State. The UMBC Retriever Classic will take place Friday-Sunday, March 2-4, with Canisius, Fairleigh Dickinson, Iona, James Madison, Niagara and Princeton competing. A week later, the Retrievers and Eagles will co-host the UMBC Dawg Pound Invitational March 10-11, which will also include Mount St. Mary's, Niagara, Seton Hall and Siena. Finally, the UMBC Spring Classic will take place March 15-18, and will include Brown, Georgetown, Mount St. Mary's, Rhode Island, Robert Morris, Sacred Heart, Siena and St. Francis.


UMBC Retriever Classic

Friday, March 2

9:15 a.m. Iona vs. James Madison*

11:25 a.m. James Madison vs. Canisius*

1 p.m. Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Niagara^

1:35 p.m. UMBC vs. Princeton*

3:10 p.m. Coppin State vs. Iona^

3:45 p.m. UMBC vs. Canisius*

5:20 p.m. Princeton vs. Niagara^


Saturday, March 3

9:15 a.m. Canisius vs. Princeton*

11 a.m. Coppin State vs. Fairleigh Dickinson^

11:25 a.m. Niagara vs. James Madison*

1:10 p.m. Coppin State vs. Fairleigh Dickinson^

1:35 p.m. UMBC vs. Niagara*

3:20 p.m. UMBC vs. Iona*

3:20 p.m. Princeton vs. James Madison^


Sunday, March 4

9:15 a.m. Niagara vs. Fairleigh Dickinson*

9:15 a.m. Canisius vs. Princeton^

11:25 a.m. James Madison vs. Iona*

11:25 a.m. Coppin State vs. Canisius^

1:35 p.m. UMBC vs. Fairleigh Dickinson*


UMBC Dawg Pound Invitational

Saturday, March 10

8:45 a.m. Seton Hall vs. Niagara*

10:55 a.m. Siena vs. Mount St. Mary's*

1:05 p.m. UMBC vs. Mount St. Mary's*

1:35 p.m. Coppin State vs. Seton Hall^

3:15 p.m. UMBC vs. Siena*

3:45 p.m. Coppin State vs. Niagara^


Sunday, March 11

9:00 a.m. Niagara vs. Mount St. Mary's*

11:10 a.m. Siena vs. Seton Hall*

1:20 p.m. UMBC vs. Niagara*

1:35 p.m. Coppin State vs. Mount St. Mary's^

3:30 p.m. UMBC vs. Seton Hall*

3:45 p.m. Coppin State vs. Siena^


UMBC Spring Classic

Thursday, March 15

11:45 a.m. UMBC vs. Siena*

1:55 p.m. UMBC vs. St. Francis*

4:05 p.m. Siena vs. St. Francis*


Friday, March 16

9:15 a.m. Sacred Heart vs. Siena*

11:25 a.m. St. Francis vs. Georgetown*

1:35 p.m. UMBC vs. Sacred Heart*

2:00 p.m. Siena vs. Rhode Island^

3:45 p.m. Georgetown vs. Robert Morris*

4:10 p.m. Coppin State vs. St. Francis^

6:20 p.m. Mount St. Mary's vs. Rhode Island^


Saturday, March 17

9:15 a.m. Robert Morris vs. Siena*

10:00 a.m. Rhode Island vs. St. Francis^

11:25 a.m. Brown vs. Robert Morris*

12:10 p.m. Coppin State vs. Sacred Heart^

1:35 p.m. UMBC vs. Rhode Island*

3:45 p.m. Sacred Heart vs. Mount St. Mary's*

2:40 p.m. Coppin State vs. Brown^


Sunday, March 18

9:15 a.m. Rhode Island vs. Robert Morris*

10:30 a.m. Georgetown vs. Sacred Heart^

11:25 a.m. Brown vs. Mount St. Mary's*

1:05 p.m. Coppin State vs. Robert Morris^

1:35 p.m. UMBC vs. Brown*

3:45 p.m. Mount St. Mary's vs. Georgetown*


*Game played at UMBC

^Game played at Coppin State