2005 Baseball Schedule Released

Nov. 4, 2004

PULLMAN, Wash. - The Washington State baseball team will host seven three-game series at Bailey-Brayton Field in 2005, including Pacific-10 Conference opponents Stanford, Arizona, Washington and UCLA, who all reached post-season play last year.

The Cougars kick off their 2005 season with a series at Sacramento State Feb. 4-6 then continue play on the road against Southeastern Louisiana until they host Portland in Pasco for a home series Feb. 18-20.

WSU's first series at Bailey-Brayton Field will begin March 11 against the University of Northern Colorado. The series will continue through March 13 and is designated as High School Coaches Weekend where area coaches will be invited to attend the games and a barbeque following Saturday's game.

The Cougs continue home action March 18-20 against Utah Valley State before traveling to Los Angeles to take on the Bruins in a non-conference series March 24-26.

Washington State baseball's alumni weekend marks the beginning of conference action April 1-3 when the Cougars will host Stanford. All former WSU players are encouraged to attend the series and will be honored with a barbeque after Saturday's ball game.

WSU will play host to Arizona for WSU Moms' Weekend action with the three-day series beginning Friday, April 8.

The weekend of April 29-May 1 the Cougars will host intrastate rival Washington in a series set to honor the Washington State Cougar Clubs with a barbeque Saturday.

WSU will host Sacramento State in a three-game series that also features Youth Baseball Weekend and WSU commencement activities that begins May 7-9. The Cougars will provide a baseball clinic for children prior to Saturday's game.

WSU will conclude its home season against UCLA May 20-22. The weekend marks WSU's Junior Day where area high school players are invited to visit the Palouse, watch Cougar baseball and become familiar with the Washington State campus.

Any questions regarding travel accommodations can be directed to assistant coach Ryan Brust at (509) 335-0216 or via email, rbrust@wsu.edu.