UMBC Softball Announces 2011 Tournament Pairings

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


The fifth annual UMBC Retriever Classic will take place Friday-Sunday, March 4-6, with Iona, Liberty, Mount St. Mary's, Princeton and Siena competing. A week later, the Retrievers and Coppin State will co-host the eighth annual UMBC Dawg Pound Invitational March 11-13, which will also include Brown, Canisius, Drexel, Lafayette, Morgan State, Niagara and Seton Hall. Finally, the ninth annual UMBC Spring classic will take place March 18-20, and will include Brown, Morgan State, Niagara and St. Francis.


Fifth Annual UMBC Retriever Classic

Friday, March 4

9:30 a.m. Liberty vs. Siena

11:30 a.m. Liberty vs. Mount St. Mary's

1:30 p.m. UMBC vs. Mount St. Mary's

3:30 p.m. Princeton vs. Siena


Saturday, March 5

9:30 a.m. Princeton vs. Iona

11:30 a.m. Mount St. Mary's vs. Iona

1:30 p.m. Liberty vs. Princeton

3:30 p.m. UMBC vs. Siena


Sunday, March 6

9:30 a.m. Siena vs. Mount St. Mary's

11:30 a.m. Liberty vs. Iona

1:30 p.m. UMBC vs. Princeton

3:30 p.m. UMBC vs. Iona

Eighth Annual UMBC Dawg Pound Invitational

Friday, March 11

4 p.m. Coppin State vs. Seton Hall*

6 p.m. Seton Hall vs. Drexel*


Saturday, March 12

8 a.m. Niagara vs. Morgan State^

10 a.m. UMBC vs. Morgan State^

11 a.m. Seton Hall vs. Canisius*

12 p.m. UMBC vs. Drexel^

1 p.m. Seton Hall vs. Niagara*

2 p.m. Canisius vs. Brown^

3 p.m. Coppin State vs. Niagara*

4 p.m. UMBC vs. Brown^

5 p.m. Coppin State vs. Drexel*


Sunday, March 13

9 a.m. Brown vs. Niagara^

9 a.m. Morgan State vs. Canisius*

11 a.m. Drexel vs. Niagara^

11 a.m. Coppin State vs. Morgan State*

1 p.m. UMBC vs. Canisius^

1 p.m. Coppin State vs. Brown*

3 p.m. UMBC vs. Drexel^

^ at UMBC

* at Coppin State

Ninth Annual UMBC Spring Classic

Friday, March 18

9:30 a.m. St. Francis vs. Niagara

11:30 a.m. Niagara vs. Morgan State

1:30 p.m. UMBC vs. St. Francis

3:30 p.m. UMBC vs. Morgan State


Saturday, March 19

10:30 a.m. Brown vs. St. Francis

12:30 p.m. Brown vs. Niagara

2:30 p.m. UMBC vs. Niagara


Sunday, March 20

10:30 a.m. Morgan State vs. St. Francis

12:30 p.m. Morgan State vs. Brown

2:30 p.m. UMBC vs. Brown