The Niagara Purple Eagles have put out their 2009 schedule which includes games against teams from the Big 12, Atlantic 10, MAC among others. They will open the season on February 21st with a doubleheader at Richmond as they will finish the weekend set on the next day with a single game. They will then head down to Maryland for five games with three against Maryland-Eastern Shore and a doubleheader against Coppin State. The Purple Eagles continue their 14 game road trip the following weekend when they will travel to Manhattan Kansas for a four game set against the Big 12 power. They end the season opening roadtrip by taking part in the Villanova Baseball Classic where they will play Temple, St. Joseph’s, and the host Villanova.
They will open the home and MAAC portion of the schedule on March 21when Rider visits Niagara for a doubleheader. They will also host MAAC members Siena (April 10th-11th), Iona (April 18th-19th), and Manhattan (May 2nd-3rd). They will head to MAAC members Saint Peter’s (March 28th-29th), Fairfield (April 4th-5th), Marist (May 9th-10th), and Canisius (May 14th-15th).
The MAAC Championships will take place in Trenton New Jersey starting on May 21st and running through May 23rd.