The impending storms in the area have resulted in the cancellation of a second straight non-conference double header for the SHU softball team. The two games will not be rescheduled as the Pioneers prepare for the upcoming, and final, weekend of Northeast Conference play.
Sacred Heart is slated for its final regular season home games of 2011 Saturday afternoon in a double header against Long Island, first pitch is set for 1:00 pm. SHU is 8-3 at Pioneer Park this season as they look to return to the postseason for the first time since capturing the 2009 NEC championship.
The softball program will honor its six graduating players on its annual senior day with a ceremony starting at 11:30 am on Saturday. The class of 2011 includes Jen Russell, Taylor Froelich, Courtney Lee, Shannon McCoy, Jasmin Vicente, and Kylie Abrams.