COLUMBUS, Ohio The softball doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday between Ohio State and Houston at Buckeye Field has been cancelled because of poor field conditions and rain predicted to arrive in the Columbus area Tuesday and Wednesday.

A record snowfall in Columbus March 7 and 8 continues to melt and add water to the field and there is a 90-percent chance of showers in the central Ohio area Tuesday. There is an 80-percent chance of showers Wednesday.

With the doubleheader canceled Wednesday, the Buckeye Invitational this weekend will serve as Ohio State’s home opener, weather permitting. The complete schedule is below. More information will be released Wednesday.

2008 Buckeye Invitational
March 21, 22, 23 Buckeye Field, Columbus, Ohio

1 p.m. Bowling Green vs. Robert Morris
3 p.m. Ohio State vs. Robert Morris
5 p.m. Ohio State vs. Eastern Michigan

11 a.m. Eastern Michigan vs. Binghamton
1 p.m. Eastern Michigan vs. Robert Morris
3 p.m. Ohio State vs. Bowling Green
5 p.m. Binghamton vs. Bowling Green

11 a.m. Robert Morris vs. Binghamton
1 p.m. Ohio State vs. Binghamton
3 p.m. Bowling Green vs. Eastern Michigan


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