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2011 Lyon College Invitational is this weekend in Batesville

BATESVILLE, Ark. (2-17-11) — The Lyon College softball team is ready to hit the field this weekend for games that matter, as they play host to the 2011 Lyon College Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

The Scots home opener will come in the second game on House Field at noon, against Avila (Mo.). The Eagles last season finished with a 7-26 overall record. They will face Benedictine-Springfield (Ill.) to open play at House Field at 10 a.m. on Friday.

Lyon will be featured in the third game at House Field against Benedictine-Springfield at 2 p.m.

On Saturday, the Scots will also play the noon and 2 p.m. games against Hannibal-LaGrange and Greenville College (Ill.) respectively. The Trojans from Hannibal-LaGrange finished just below .500 in 2010 with a 21-22 record, while Greenville College, a NCAA Div. III program, finished with a .500 mark at 18-18.

Also participating in the event, with all their games taking place at the Batesville North Complex, is Central Baptist College (Ark.).

2011 Lyon College Invitational Schedule
Friday, Feb. 18
House Field – Lyon College campus
10 a.m.  — Benedictine-Springfield (Ill.) vs. Avila (Mo.)
12 p.m. — Avila (Mo.) at Lyon College
2 p.m.   —  Benedictine-Springfield (Ill.) at Lyon College

Batesville North Complex
10 a.m. — Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) vs. Greenville (Ill.)
12 p.m. — Central Baptist College (Ark.) vs. Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.)
2 p.m.   — Central Baptist College (Ark.) vs. Greenville College (Ill.)

Saturday, Feb. 19
House Field – Lyon College Campus
10 a.m. — Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) vs. Avila (Mo.)
12 p.m. — Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) at Lyon College
2 p.m.   — Greenville College (Ill.) at Lyon College

Batesville North Complex
10 a.m. — Greenville College (Ill.) vs. Benedictine-Springfield (Ill.)
12 p.m. — Central Baptist College (Ark.) vs. Benedictine-Springfield (Ill.)
2 p.m.  — Central Baptist College (Ark.) vs. Avila (Mo.)

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