Challenging Early Slate Awaits Black Bears…
Maine has released its 2012 college baseball schedule. The Black Bears open their season Feb. 24-26 with a three game series at perennial power- Clemson. Most of the rest of college baseball opens the season a week earlier (Feb. 17-19).
A trip to Tallahassee, Fla. comes next, beginning with two games at Florida A&M Feb. 28 & 29. That two game set is followed by a trip across town for a three game series with another college baseball power-Florida State. Those games take place March 2-4.
The Black Bears will play four games March 7-11 at the Winter Haven Baseball Tournament in Winter Haven, Fla. The opponents for those four games are still TBD.
Maine travels back north to South Orange, NJ for the Seton Hall Strike Out Cancer Tournament. Three games take place March 16-18. Those three opponents are TBD as well.
The Black Bears play their home opener on April 3 again Husson. A total of just 14 home games are planned for the season.
America East Conference play begins on April 6 with a four game series at UMBC. Other conference road series are at Binghamton, Albany and Hartford. Conference home series are against Hartford, Albany and Stony Brook.