The Paine College Lady Lions will compete for the 2010 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) softball championship title during the SIAC Softball Tournament this week in Columbus, GA. The championship tournament is Thursday, April 22, through Saturday, April 24, at the South Commons Softball Complex, which was the site of the 1996 Olympic Women's Fast-Pitch Softball Competition. The Lady Lions enter the double-elimination tournament as the number six team in the East Division.
In addition to the Lady Lions, teams from Albany State University, Benedict College, Claflin University, Clark Atlanta University, Fort Valley State University, Lane College, LeMoyne Owen College, Kentucky State University, Stillman College and Tuskegee University will participate in the tournament.
Softball tournament action begins Thursday at 9 a.m. with two games which pit Clark Atlanta (#4 East) against Tuskegee (#3 West), and Benedict (#3 East) against Stillman (#4 West). The Lady Lions (#6 East) face Claflin University (#5 East) at 11:00 AM. The championship game is slated for Saturday, April 24, at 12 p.m.
For more information about the tournament, log onto www.thesiac.com.