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AU softball team announces makeup dates for postponed Empire 8 doubleheaders

ALFRED, NY - The Alfred University softball announces makeup dates for a pair of Empire 8 Conference doubleheaders postponed due to inclement weather over the weekend.

The Saxons’ games at Ithaca on Saturday (April 21) and at Utica on Sunday (April 22) were rained out. The doubleheader at Ithaca will be played Wednesday, April 25, beginning at 3 p.m.; the games at Utica will be played Saturday, April 28, beginning at 1 p.m.

Alfred wraps up its regular season on Sunday, April 29, with a doubleheader at home against Stevens. The 1 p.m. doubleheader is a makeup of games originally scheduled for April 14 but postponed due to rain.

The Saxons are 24-8 overall and, with a 5-1 league record, are in second place in the Empire 8 Conference, behind first-place Ithaca (8-0 Empire 8). The top four teams in the final conference standings play in the Empire 8 double-elimination championship tournament Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5. The winner of the conference championship tournament earns the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division III championships.