FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
JONESBORO, Ark. (12/24/08) — First-year ASU head baseball coach has announced the Red Wolves 2009 Schedule which features 31 home games and 25 road contests.
ASU will open the 2009 season with a trip to Arlington, Texas for the UTA Inviataional Tournament, facing Texas State, UT-Arlington, Siena and Texas State from Feb. 20-22.
The Red Wolves open home action by hosting SIU-Edwardsville for a three-game series February 27-29 and will host Southeastern Conference foe Ole Miss on March 4.
ASU opens Sun Belt Conference play against Louisiana-Lafayette in a three game series at the Tomlinson Stadium and Kell Field March 6-8, while the Red Wolves will play their first SBC road series at Middle Tennessee March 13-15.
ASU then hosts Williams Baptist on March 16 before heading to Ole Miss on March 17. The Red Wolves continue SBC Action March 20-22 at Louisiana Monroe before hosting Southeast Missouri March 24 and traveling to SIU-Carbondale on March 25.
ASU hosts South Alabama and Troy March 27-29 and April 3-5 respectively in Sun Belt Conference series before playing a home and home with Memphis April 7 in Memphis and April 8 in Jonesboro.
The April 8 game will begin a season-long nine game homestand for the Red Wolves which features Memphis, Chicago State, Missouri State and Western Kentucky. ASU returns to the road at UT Martin and SEMO on April 21 and 22 before continuing SBC play at New Orleans April 24-26.
UT Martin comes to Jonesboro on April 28 before the Red Wolves wrap up Sun Belt play by playing at FIU May 1-3, hosting FAU May 8-9 and traveling to UALR May 14-16 while they play their final nonconference contest by hosting Murray State May 12.
The Sun Belt Conference tournament will be contested May 20-23 in Troy, Ala.