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By ballcoach15
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#573299
This weekend we host the Liberty Softball Classic.

Rutgers, Robert Morris, Sacred Heart, Cleveland State, and Quinnipiac come to Lynchburg. I haven't complied a scouting report on the teams yet. Thus I know nothing about them, other than Rutgers, who we played in Texas.

Hopefully, the weather will cooperate.

LU has the second longest "home" win streak in the nation, behind Florida Gators. Julia DiMartino has retired the last 28 batters she has faced.
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By CCWMichael
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#573308
ballcoach15 wrote:This weekend we host the Liberty Softball Classic.

Rutgers, Robert Morris, Sacred Heart, Cleveland State, and Quinnipiac come to Lynchburg. I haven't complied a scouting report on the teams yet. Thus I know nothing about them, other than Rutgers, who we played in Texas.

Hopefully, the weather will cooperate.

LU has the second longest "home" win streak in the nation, behind Florida Gators. Julia DiMartino has retired the last 28 batters she has faced.
28 :shock:
By ballcoach15
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#573337
It's hard to get a good report on many northern teams, in that they have played so few games. Quinnipaic has only played 5 games, (2-3). Their pitching seems somewhat decent, but their schedule has been weak.
Rutgers is probably best of the visiting teams. Their record isn't great, but if my memory is correct they lost some close games at Texas A&M.
By Dalegarz1
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#573406
What concerns me is that this will be the second "tourney" that has average to below average teams. When we go out west it will be a large step up in competition.
By ballcoach15
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#573475
LU beats Quinnipiac 4-0. DiMartino, Engler, Cassady and Kirby combined for a no hitter. Robertson had first inning HR.
By ballcoach15
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#573501
Just received weather forecast from #sources. It will take a miracle for any softball to be played in Lynchburg tomorrow.
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By CCWMichael
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#573522
ballcoach15 wrote:Just received weather forecast from #sources. It will take a miracle for any softball to be played in Lynchburg tomorrow.
The football woes are now thrashing SB
By Dalegarz1
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#573542
The weather will always be a factor for attendance. Having said that, an appearance in the super regionals with TV coverage would, IMHO, generate a lot more local and student interest. A world series appearance would be a blockbuster. As much as some of us love the game, the majority love a winner more!
By ballcoach15
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#573544
I think were are winning enough now, to be drawing more fans. I wish local media would cover softball more. Only the die hard fans probably even know season has started.
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