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Arkansas State releases 2011 Schedule

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
JONESBORO (12/14/10) – Thirty-two home games highlight the 2011 Arkansas State baseball schedule, which was released Tuesday.

The Red Wolves will see competition representing the SEC, C-USA, ACC, MVC and OVC in nonconference action, including six teams that competed in the NCAA Tournament.

Arkansas State gets going right out of the gate with eight games in 10 days, including opening action at the Auburn Invitational Feb. 18-20. The Red Wolves will face facing Auburn (Feb. 18), UAB (Feb. 19) and Virginia (Feb. 20) at the tournament.

ASU then opens its home slate facing Murray State on Feb. 22 and then travels to Ole Miss on Feb. 23 before returning home to host Evansville in a weekend series Feb. 25-27. The Red Wolves continue their home stand hosting SIU on March 1 before hitting the road to play at Murray State March 2.

The team returns home for its longest home stand of the season, which stretches from March 4-16. First up for ASU during that stretch is Creighton (March 4-6), followed by Missouri State (March 8-9), Austin Peay (March 11-13) and UT-Martin on March 16.

ASU opens Sun Belt Conference action March 18-20 at UALR before hosting Louisiana-Lafayette March 25-27. ASU then travels to SIU-Edwardsville March 29-30 to close out the month.

ASU hosts Troy April 1-3 and SEMO on April 5. The Red Wolves continue conference play at ULM April 8-10 before a home and home with Memphis on April 12-13.

Western Kentucky is up next for the Red Wolves, who travel to Bowling Green April 15-17 and hit Cape Girardeau on April 19 to face SEMO.

The Red Wolves then host their second-longest home stand of the year, hosting Florida Atlantic April 22-24 and Middle Tennessee April 29-May 1, before heading out on the road for a weekend series at South Alabama May 6-8.

ASU will face Ole Miss in its final non-conference matchup of the regular season before taking a trip to Florida International May 13-15. The Red Wolves face UALR May 19-21 in their final conference matchup at Tomlinson Stadium and Kell Field.

The Sun Belt Conference Tournament will be played May 25-28 in Monroe, Louisiana.

2011 Full Schedule (PDF)