Augusta, GA- A number of Paine College student athletes will be displaying their talents this weekend, starting with the Lady Lions softball team, who are competing in the annual SIAC softball crossover in Jasper, AL. The Lady Lions played two games, Thursday, March 17, 2011 as they took on Stillman College and Lane College. The Lady Lions lost both contest 2-10 and 2-13 respectively, but they will be playing in four more games before the weekend is over. The crossover scheduled for March 17-19, 2011, provides the opportunity for teams on the east side and west side of the SIAC Conference to meet each other before the SIAC softball tournament. Returning to action, Friday, March 18, 2011, the Lady Lions will take on LeMoyne-Owen College at 10:00 AM and then at 2:00 PM match up against Tuskegee University. On Saturday, March 19, 2011, the Lady Lions will play Kentucky State University at 10:00 AM and wrap up against Miles College at 4:00 PM. All games played are seven innings.
The Lions Baseball team will host Morris College, Friday, March 18, 2011 at 2:00 PM in a single nine inning game on the Lions field.
Paine Golf is hosting eight to ten golf teams in the Paine College Spring Invitational, which started Thursday, March 17, 2011 thru Friday, March 18, 2011 at Jones Creek Golf Course in Evans, Georgia. The tournament consists of 36 Holes, and 18 holes if rained out either day, with Tee times at 8:00 AM.
Last but certainly not least, the Lions and Lady Lions Track teams will be participating in the 40th Annual Morehouse College Relays in Atlanta, GA, Friday March 18, 2011 at 5:00 PM and continuing all day Saturday March 19, 2011 beginning at 9:00 AM.