WASHINGTON — The Columbia softball game scheduled for Friday afternoon against UMBC has been cancelled due to high winds in the Washington, D.C. area. The Lions are in the nation’s capital all weekend to compete at the District Classic, hosted by Georgetown.


Friday’s game was originally scheduled for 10 a.m., but tournament officials announced on Thursday that they would delay the start until 12:30 p.m., due to low wind chills. All of Friday’s action at the District Classic was then cancelled Friday morning with wind gusts reaching as high of 70 miles per hour.


The game schedule for Saturday and Sunday remains unchanged. Opponents and times are listed below.

Saturday, March 3
- Columbia vs. Virginia – 10:00 a.m. | Live Stats
- Columbia at Georgetown – 12:30 p.m. | Live Stats 

Sunday, March 4
- Columbia vs. Iona – 10:00 a.m. | Live Stats
- Columbia vs Howard – 12:30 p.m. | Live Stats

For more information on Columbia softball, please visit GoColumbiaLions.com.