The game was stopped in the 27th minute, the game scoreless at the time. Team officials and the referee decided the field was playable after the first couple of heavy downpours, but the game started 30 minutes late.
It was quickly stopped in the 27th minute when flashes of lightning came a little too close for comfort.
As for the U.S. Open Cup, which the Pioneers qualified for when they defeated MPS Portland 1-0 Friday, Western Mass. has been matched up against FC New York of the United Soccer Leagues Pro League.
The game will be played at Adelphi University in Garden City, N.Y., June 14.