Despite the fickle temperament of Mother Nature so far this spring, the Valparaiso softball team entered this week with just one outright cancellation this season. That changed on Thursday, as the Crusaders' scheduled contest at Notre Dame fell victim to the rain that has plagued the region over the past 24 hours and is forecasted to continue into the evening. The game will not be made up.
Valparaiso will now continue the 2013 slate this weekend with a three-game league series at Detroit. The Crusaders and Titans will play a doubleheader on Saturday and a single game on Sunday, both starting at 11 a.m. CT.