OMAHA – After moving last year’s conference opening games the Wayne State College baseball team will have to wait to host home games this season until later in the month of March.
In 2018, WSC played eight games on neutral fields going 6-2.
This year, the ‘Cats are 9-4 and on a current three-game winning streak after going 3-1 during the Tucson Invitational Games in Arizona. Fifth-year head coach, Alex Koch recorded his 100th and 101st career wins after WSC swept Mount Marty College on March 7.
The Wayne State College vs. Minnesota Crookston NSIC opener series has been moved from the Pete Chapman baseball complex to Omaha Westside with a date change. A doubleheader is now scheduled for Sunday, March 17 starting at 10 a.m. with a nine-inning game being played at noon on Monday, March 18.
UMC sits 7-7 after going 5-3 during their spring break trip to Florida. The Golden Eagles won the series, 3-1 the last time both teams met in Wayne on April 2-3, 2016.
If field conditions improve, WSC will look to open their home schedule on Wednesday, March 20 hosting Bemidji State at noon and 3 p.m.
Other home games scheduled for the ‘Cats include Minnesota Duluth on Saturday, March 23 at noon/3 p.m. and Sunday, March 24 at noon as well as University of Mary coming to town on Wednesday, March 27 at noon and 3 p.m.