ASU releases 2011 baseball schedule

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.

Season and single-game tickets for ASU baseball can be purchased at the ASU ticket office at 870-972-ASU1. Party boxes are also available for rent through the ASU ticket office. 

2011 Arkansas State University Baseball Schedule

February 18         Auburn %                                        Auburn, AL                   6:00

February 19         UAB %                                             Auburn, AL                   5:00

February 20         Virginia %                                        Auburn, AL                   11:00

February 22         Murray State                                  Jonesboro, AR             3:00

February 23         Ole Miss                                          Oxford, MS                   3:00

February 25         Evansville                                       Jonesboro, AR             6:00

February 26         Evansville                                       Jonesboro, AR             4:00

February 27         Evansville                                       Jonesboro, AR             1:00

March 1               SIU- Carbondale                           Jonesboro, AR             4:00

March 2               Murray State                                  Murray, KY                    2:00

March 4               Creighton                                       Jonesboro, AR             6:00

March 5               Creighton                                       Jonesboro, AR             4:00

March 6               Creighton                                       Jonesboro, AR             1:00

March 8               Missouri State                                Jonesboro, AR             6:30

March 9               Missouri State                                Jonesboro, AR             3:00

March 11             Austin Peay State                         Jonesboro, AR             6:00

March 12             Austin Peay State                         Jonesboro, AR             4:00

March 13             Austin Peay State                         Jonesboro, AR             1:00

March 16             UT-Martin                                        Jonesboro, AR             6:30

March 18             UA- Little Rock*                             Little Rock, AR             6:00

March 19             UA- Little Rock*                             Little Rock, AR             4:00

March 20             UA- Little Rock*                             Little Rock, AR             1:00

March 25             Louisiana- Lafayette*                  Jonesboro, AR             6:00

March 26             Louisiana- Lafayette*                  Jonesboro, AR             4:00

March 27             Louisiana- Lafayette*                  Jonesboro, AR             1:00

March 29             Southern Illinois-Edwardsville      Edwardsville, IL            6:00

March 30             Southern Illinois-Edwardsville      Edwardsville, IL            3:00

April 1                   Troy*                                                Jonesboro, AR             6:00

April 2                   Troy*                                                Jonesboro, AR             4:00

April 3                   Troy*                                                Jonesboro, AR             1:00

April 5                   Southeast Missouri State            Jonesboro, AR             6:30

April 8                   UL-Monroe*                                   Monroe, LA                  6:00

April 9                   UL-Monroe*                                   Monroe, LA                  6:00

April 10                 UL-Monroe*                                   Monroe, LA                  1:00

April 12                 Memphis                                         Memphis, TN                6:30

April 13                 Memphis                                        Jonesboro, AR             6:30

April 15                 Western Kentucky*                       Bowling Green, KY      6:00

April 16                 Western Kentucky*                       Bowling Green, KY      3:00

April 17                 Western Kentucky*                       Bowling Green, KY      1:00

April 19                 Southeast Missouri State              Cape Girardeau, MO      5:00

April 22                 Florida Atlantic*                           Jonesboro, AR             6:00

April 23                 Florida Atlantic*                           Jonesboro, AR             4:00

April 24                 Florida Atlantic*                           Jonesboro, AR             1:00

April 29                 Middle Tennessee State*           Jonesboro, AR             6:00

April 30                 Middle Tennessee State*           Jonesboro, AR             4:00

May 1                   Middle Tennessee State*           Jonesboro, AR             1:00

May 6                   South Alabama*                           Mobile, AL                    6:00

May 7                   South Alabama*                           Mobile, AL                    2:00

May 8                   South Alabama*                           Mobile, AL                    1:00

May 10                 Ole Miss                                         Jonesboro, AR             6:30

May 13                 Florida International*                    Miami, FL                       7:00

May 14                 Florida International*                    Miami, FL                       6:00

May 15                 Florida International*                    Miami, FL                       1:00

May 19                 UA-Little Rock*                             Jonesboro, AR             6:30

May 20                 UA-Little Rock*                             Jonesboro, AR             6:30

May 21                 UA-Little Rock*                             Jonesboro, AR             1:00

May 25-28            Sun Belt Tournament                    Monroe, LA                  TBA

June 3-6               NCAA REGIONALS                       TBA                                TBA