Dukes-UMass Thursday Matchup Postponed

The start of Duquesne's final Atlantic 10 Conference baseball weekend series in 2009 with UMass has been postponed from Thursday to Friday because of rain.

A-10 Standings, Schedule, Results
May 14, 2009


The game, originally scheduled for Thursday, May 14, at 3 p.m., will be part of a doubleheader tomorrow, May 15, 2009, beginning at 12:00 noon on Earl Lorden Field in Amherst, Mass.

The final game of the series is set for Saturday, May 16th, also at noon.

The Dukes, out of the running for a berth in the six-team A-10 championship playoffs, started today tied with La Salle in 13th place with a 7-16 league record. Duquesne is 18-38 overall and has won four of its last five games, starting with the 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Panthers in the city teams' annual matchup at PNC Park, the home of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Massachusetts enters the series with a 22-24 record, 13-11 in conference play. The Minutemen are currently tied for fifth in the A-10 standings and have posted a 12-4 mark in its last 16 conference games. The Maroon & White are looking to get into the Atlantic 10 tournament (Dayton, Ohio) for the first time since 2003.