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Juniata's Saturday athletic events pushed back to Sunday due to weather

(Posted April 15, 2011)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The threat of inclement weather will cause some shifting of Juniata College sports schedules for Saturday and Sunday, as various Eagle teams attempt to play Landmark Conference contests this weekend.

Below is the list of schedule changes for this weekend:

- Juniata softball's Landmark Conference doubleheader against Moravian College has been postponed until Sunday, April 17, with a 2:00 p.m. start time. The twinbill will still be played on Huntingdon's Weaver Park Field at the end of 16th Street.

- Juniata baseball will begin its three-game weekend series against the United States Merchant Marine Academy on Saturday, April 16, at 2:00 p.m. on Langdon-Goodale Field. The two teams will attempt to play as many innings and/or games as possible on Saturday. Incompleted and remaining games will be played on Sunday, April 17, with a start time of 10:00 a.m.

- The Juniata men's and women's tennis matches against Catholic University of America have been postponed to Sunday, April 17, and will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Juniata's Raffensperger Tennis Courts.

- Juniata men's and women's track and field will participate at the Moravian College Greyhound Invitational in Bethlehem, Pa., but all Saturday competition in that meet has been postponed until Sunday, April 17.

- The Saint Francis University Invitational in Loretto, Pa., in which Juniata was supposed to compete on Saturday, April 23, has been canceled.

Here is the new schedule for Juniata athletic events this weekend:

Saturday, April 16
2:00 p.m. - Baseball vs. United States Merchant Marine Academy â?" Langdon-Goodale Field

Sunday, April 17
10:00 a.m. - Baseball vs. United States Merchant Marine Academy â?" Langdon-Goodale Field
(incompleted games from Saturday, followed by remaining games in series)
1:00 p.m. - Men's tennis vs. Catholic â?" Raffensperger Tennis Courts
1:00 p.m. - Women's tennis vs. Catholic â?" Raffensperger Tennis Courts
2:00 p.m. - Softball vs. Moravian â?" Weaver Park Field
All day - Men's and women's track and field at Moravian College Greyhound Invitational

Please visit Juniata's athletics website, www.juniatasports.net, for further updates on spring sports schedules.

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