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Softball to Host UMBC Retriever Classic This Weekend
BALTIMORE—The UMBC softball team (3-1) will host the UMBC Retriever Classic this weekend at UMBC Softball Stadium. Brown (0-0), Fairleigh Dickinson (2-2) and
Saturday, March 6
9 a.m. Brown vs.
11 a.m. UMBC vs.
1 p.m. Brown vs. Fairleigh Dickinson
3 p.m. UMBC vs. Fairleigh Dickinson
Sunday, March 7
11 a.m. UMBC vs. Brown
1 p.m. Championship Game
3 p.m. Consolation Game
Dawg Bites: The Retrievers have not played since the taking the tournament title at the season-opening Campus Suites Spartan Classic Feb. 19-21. Junior second baseman Lauren Brummell (
On the Brown Bears: This weekend marks the first games of the season for Brown. The Bears finished the 2009 season with an 8-26 record. Utility player Kate Strobel led Brown with a .351 average and five home runs a year ago.
UMBC vs. Brown All-Time: UMBC leads the all-time series with the Bears, 5-1. The teams have not met since 2006, when the Retrievers took three of four games.
On the Knights: Fairleigh Dickinson went 2-2 at the season-opening Norfolk State Spartan Classic last weekend, defeating
UMBC vs. FDU All-Time: UMBC holds a 7-0 all-time series advantage over the Knights. The teams last met in 2009, a 10-2 victory for the Retrievers at the UMBC Dawg Pound Tournament. It was the first meeting between the two squads since they were Northeast Conference rivals from 2001-03. Amanda Fefel and Julia Culotta combined to go 5-for-7 with a pair of homers and five RBI in the game.