On Tuesday afternoon, the three-time NCAA champion Oregon State Beavers announced their schedule for the 2019 season under interim head coach Pat Bailey. OSU made the announcement on the team’s social media channels in an adorably awkward live stream.
Announcing the 2019 schedule! #GoBeavs https://t.co/H35KvsOShO— Oregon State Baseball (@BeaverBaseball) November 13, 2018
Here’s a look at the full schedule:
Feb 15 - vs New Mexico (Surprise, AZ)
Feb 16 - vs Gonzaga (Surprise, AZ)
Feb 17 - vs Minnesota (Surprise, AZ)
Feb 18 - vs New Mexico (Surprise, AZ)
Feb 21 - vs Nebraska (four game series in Surprise, AZ)
March 1-3 - vs West Virginia (Home Opener)
March 8 - vs Minnesota (Safeco Field in Seattle)
March 9 - vs Indiana (Safeco Field in Seattle)
March 10 - vs Coastal Carolina (Safeco Field in Seattle)
March 12 - vs Oregon
March 15-17 - @ UCLA
March 22-24 - vs Cal
March 26 - vs Portland (Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro, OR)
March 29-31 - @ Washington
April 2-3 - vs San Diego State
April 5-7 - vs Utah
April 9 - vs Oregon
April 12-14 - @ Arizona State
April 18-20 - vs Arizona
April 22-23 - @ Nevada
April 26-28 - vs Washington State
April 30 - vs Gonzaga
May 3-5 - vs Oklahoma State
May 10-12 - @ Oregon
May 14 - vs Portland
May 17-19 - @ Stanford
May 23-25 - vs USC
We’ll post more details as soon as the team puts out an official press release.
The games that immediately stand out in the non-conference slate are the games against Minnesota, which would be a rematch of last season’s Corvallis Super Regional. One of those is at the home of the Seattle Mariners (Safeco Field) along with a date against Indiana and one against 2016 national champion Coastal Carolina.
The Beavs also have home series against West Virginia, Oklahoma State, and San Diego State along with a trip to Nevada, plus another date against Portland in Hillsboro.
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