NEWPORT NEWS, Va.- The Charlotte 49ers softball team (28-24; 10-10 Atlantic 10) has claimed the fifth seed in the 2012 Atlantic 10 Tournament and will face four-seed George Washington (22-28; 11-9 A10) in the first game of the championship. First pitch is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. (2:00 p.m. EST) Wednesday.
All 11 games of the double-elimination tournament will be played at Saint Louis University's Billiken Sports Center, with the tournament slated to begin Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. CT. The Championship game is scheduled for Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. CT.
The winner of the GW-Charlotte game advances to face top-seed
Massachusetts at 1:00 p.m. CT on Thursday.
UMass (35-11; 19-0 A10), which went a perfect 19-0 in conference play, will be the number one seed for the tournament, which begins Wednesday at Saint Louis. Fordham (30-24; 14-6 A10), the second seed, claims the other first round bye.
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