The Long Beach State Dirtbags have released their 2010 schedule. The Dirtbags had a down year in 2009, but The Beach looks to get back on the winning track in 2010. The team will open the season at Blair Field, as they take on Pepperdine (Feb. 19) and Oregon (Feb. 20) before making the trek to Fullerton to battle the Cal State Fullerton Titans (Feb. 21). The Dirtbags will return home for a mid-week game against UCLA (Feb. 23) and then head to The Grand Canyon State for a weekend set against Arizona (Feb. 26-28).
LBSU will then have eight straight games at home, as USC (March 2), Washington (March 5-7), San Diego State (March 9), and Wichita State (March 12-14) visit Blair Field. The Dirtbags then travel to Loyola Marymount (March 16) and UNLV (March 19-21) before returning home to host Hawaii (March 24). The team then treks to the Pacific Northwest for a three game set at Oregon State (March 26-28).
Long Beach State leaves the Pacific Northwest for a home series against Pacific (April 1-3), followed by a series at UC Davis (April 9-11). The Dirtbags then host Loyola Marymount (April 13) before heading out on a four game road trip at UC Riverside (April 16-18) and UCLA (April 20).
The Dirtbags return to Blair Field for a weekend series against UC Santa Barbara (April 23-25) before hitting the road for five games against San Diego State (April 27), Cal Poly (April 30-May 2), and Pepperdine (May 5). The Stanford Cardinal (May 7-9) then visit Long Beach for a weekend series, followed by a quick trip to USC (May 12). The Dirtbags travel to Cal State Northridge (May 21-23) after Cal State Fullerton (May 14-16) visits Blair Field. LBSU ends the regular season with home games against Pepperdine (May 25) and UC Irvine (May 28-30).