April 11, 2013

Softball: Mount Union Games Against Ohio Wesleyan Postponed

Mount Union's softball series versus Ohio Wesleyan scheduled for Thursday, April 11 at 3:30 pm at 23rd Street Field in Alliance has been postponed with no make up date announced.

The Purple Raiders are next scheduled to host Ohio Northern in an Ohio Athletic Conference series Saturday at 1 pm in Alliance.

On that day, Mount Union will celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day on Saturday, April 13 from 12:30 - 3 pm at 23rd Street Field in Alliance.

The event will be held in conjunction with the Mount Union - Ohio Northern softball doubleheader that starts at 1 pm.  Aside from watching the softball game FREE of charge, participants can meet and interact with Mount Union female student-athletes from a variety of the Purple Raiders' 11 varisty women's teams and a tent will be set up with assorted games and activities.

This marks the 27th annual celebration that began in 1987 to honor Olympic volleyball player Flo Hyman for her work to ensure equality in women's sports.

The event is FREE and for information and to register, fans can call the Alliance Area YMCA at 330-823-1840.

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