The sun is shinning in Cathedral City! Teams are here. 1st pitch is 9am with 5 games!
The Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic’s second weekend throws its first pitch at 10 a.m. PT on Thursday, February 23, featuring 35 teams and 85 games over four days. Of those 35 teams, 15 of them are ranked in either the ESPN.com/USA Softball Top-25 or the USA Today/NFCA Division I Top-25. Thirteen of those 15 teams appear in both polls.
This weekend’s field also includes 25 players listed on the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top-50 “Watch List.”
The tournament’s 85 games will take place over four days with games starting at 10 a.m. on Thursday and Friday (Feb. 23-24), 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, and 9 a.m. on Sunday, February, 26. All games will be played at the Big League Dreams complex on Date Palm Drive in Cathedral City, Calif.
Updated as of 5:30pm Saturday
The decision has been made to cancel all of Saturday’s play at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. Despite the efforts of our staff, field conditions have not improved enough to ensure the safety of the athletes to play on February 18.
We are currently working on information regarding Sunday, February 19, and will announce that as soon as possible.
Weather and field conditions have once again conspired to alter today’s schedule at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. Despite the best efforts of the staff, fields will not be playable until at least 5:00 p.m. PT. Today’s schedule is pending
We are now going into a delay. The 12/12:30 games of the REVISED Saturday schedule will be delayed till 2:30pm.
With the probability of inclement weather in Cathedral City on Friday evening, the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic is announcing schedule changes for Friday, February 17.
All of Friday’s 15 games will now take place at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 3 p.m., and all five fields at the Big League Dreams complex will be utilized in those three time slots. For the complete updated schedule, please visit our website, http://marynutterclassic.com
We are confident that this move will provide the best opportunity to complete all 15 of Friday’s games. At this time, we do not have any changes to Saturday or Sunday’s schedules.
Update 4:30pm Thursday 2/16
There will be a 16th game played on Friday, Feb. 17, at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. Washington is now scheduled to play CSUN at 5 p.m. on Des Moines, immediately following the conclusion of the day’s 15 originally scheduled games.
We don’t have any information to provide until we have weather delays.
We are confident that the fields and the history of the area supports that we will get teams on the field to play games.
Updates will be provided regularly thru FloSoftball, our website as well as social media.
Kirk Walker & Deb Hartwig