Rain Washes Away Friday's NIU-Toledo Game, Forces Doubleheader Saturday

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April 22, 2011

DeKALB, Ill. - Friday's 3:05 p.m. CT game between Northern Illinois (17-17, 8-4 MAC) and Toledo (19-17, 8-4 MAC) has been cancelled due to rain and soggy field conditions. The teams will begin the three-game Mid-American Conference first place showdown series Saturday with a noon doubleheader at Ralph McKinzie Field. The finale will be played at 1:05 p.m. on Sunday.

The scheduled pitching matchups feature NIU RHP Zach Oates (3-5 | 4.28 ERA) versus UT RHP Jared Locke (2-1 | 4.88 ERA) in Game One; NIU LHP Tom Barry (3-2 | 4.04 ERA) against UT LHP Kyle Shaw (4-2 | 4.26 ERA) in Game Two; and NIU RHP Jeremy Gonzales (4-4 | 5.54 ERA) versus UT RHP Lincoln Rassi (2-4 | 5.68 ERA). All three games will have live stats available via GameTracker on NIUHuskies.com.

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