Canisius head softball coach Mike Rappl announced today that the Golden Griffins will play nine games during the fall 2013 season, starting Saturday, Sept. 7, when the Blue and Gold hosts Humber College at the Demske Sports Complex.
After playing host to Humber, the Griffs will meet Brantford Sept. 14, at 12:45 p.m., at the Demske Sports Complex. The following weekend, Canisius will serve as the host for the annual Canisius - Nan Harvey Fall Classic at the Northtown Center in Amherst, N.Y. That two-day event will see the Griffs take on St. Bonaventure, Buffalo and Niagara.
The Griffs will play Monroe Community College in a single-game affair at Niagara in Lewiston, N.Y., Sept. 28 before closing out the fall slate Oct. 6, at home against Mercyhurst Northeast.
Canisius returns 11 letterwinners, seven position players and two pitchers from last year's team that went 22-25 overall and 6-10 in MAAC play.
Full 2013 Fall Schedule (subject to change)
Sept. 7 - Home vs. Humber College - 6 p.m.
Sept. 14 - Home vs. Brantford - 12:45 p.m.
Canisius - Nan Harvey Fall Classic (Northtown Center; Amherst, N.Y.)
Sept. 21 - vs. St. Bonaventure, 11:30 a.m., vs. Buffalo, 2 p.m.
Sept. 22 - vs. Niagara, 11:30 p.m., Championship/Consolation game, 2 p.m.
Sept. 28 - vs. MCC (at Niagara) - 12 p.m.
Oct. 6 - Home vs. Mercyhurst Northeast (DH) - 2 p.m.
Softball Announces 2013 Fall Schedule
Courtesy: Canisius College Athletics