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Softball Game Day: Hatter Classic

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DELAND, Fla. - Bethune-Cookman heads to nearby DeLand for this weekend's Hatter Classic and three games with Dartmouth and two with host Stetson.

The Wildcats (1-8) will face Dartmouth (0-0) Friday and Saturday at 1:30 p.m. and again on Sunday at noon. Stetson (2-5) and B-CU resume the Volusia County rivalry with 6:30 meetings on Friday and Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

Florida A&M also is in town, but the two Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference teams don't meet.

B-CU UPDATE: The Wildcats went 1-4 in last week's Jacksonville University Invitational, but that win was a 4-3 decision over Ohio State, the program's first victory over a Big 10 team since 2009. Simone Ceasar leads the team with a .296 average while Shamaria Engram and Kelsey Rodney each have three RBI ... Six of B-CU's eight losses have been by two runs or less ... Calesha Shelley has a three-game hitting streak going and has reached base in the last four.

ABOUT DARTMOUTH: This is opening weekend for the Big Green, who finished 14-25 and second in the Ivy League's Northern Division in 2012. Kristen Rumley who led the team with a .355 average while Kara Curosh (.281) pace the returners.

ABOUT STETSON:  Stetson went 1-3 at the UCF Holiday Inn Select Tournament last weekend. The Hatters also have a Big 10 win to their credit, downing Michigan in their opening weekend tournament two weeks ago.  Chelsea Whalley is batting .333 with a team-high eight RBI.

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