With bad weather in the forecast on Sunday, the Colorado School of Mines softball team had their games rescheduled to a Friday-Saturday series with two games each day. Blessed with beautiful weather both Friday and Saturday, Mines took three of the four games to improve their record to 15-22 and 11-17 in the RMAC.
It was perfect weather for baseball all week, but a forecast for snow altered the schedule to contain two double headers on Friday and Saturday. The Orediggers won a game each day, resulting in the series split: 13-8 win and 5-2 loss Friday, then 8-3 loss and 3-1 win Saturday. The split takes CSM’s record to 16-17 overall, with 14-12 in conference play.
The CSM Baseball team finally got to play a series on their own grass the weekend of March 8. Mines went against the Colorado Christian University Cougars for the four game set, winning the first two games 14-4 and 11-2, and losing Sunday’s matches 4-1 and 11-1.
The Colorado School of Mines played a double header on Friday, because of the impending weather that would be hitting the state on Saturday and Sunday. The Orediggers played Regis twice on Friday, and walked away with a split. Regis won the first game, 9-4 and Mines won the second game 8-4.
The Lady Orediggers continued their February by winning all four games versus Southwest Minnesota at home and traveling to Sterling to engage in the first conference games of the season against Chadron State and UCCS. Mines won the SMSU games 8-6, 14-5, 9-5, and 12-7, and kicked off last weekend by beating Chadron 11-3 in six innings but losing to UCCS 6-5.
The CSM softball team opened up their season in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Desert Stinger Tournament, as their would-be season opening series at UCCS was postponed due to snow the previous week. The Lady Orediggers suffered tough losses throughout the tournament, falling to Cal State San Bernardino 9-0; California Baptist 16-6; Western Washington 13-5; and Texas Woman’s 10-0.