Minnesota Baseball To Play Gonzaga In Sacramento

February 3, 2011

The Minnesota baseball team has scheduled a three-game series against Gonzaga on Mar. 11-13 at Sacramento State, which will take the place of the three games it was going to play at the Metrodome Tournament.

Minnesota will face Gonzaga in that series on Friday, Mar. 11 at 4 p.m. (CT), Saturday, Mar. 12 at 3 p.m. (CT) and Sunday, Mar. 13 at 3 p.m. (CT) at Hornet Field. Following that three-game series, the Gophers will face Sacramento State on Tuesday, Mar. 15 at 4 p.m. (CT) and Wednesday, Mar. 16 at 4 p.m. (CT) as part of a two-game midweek series that was part of their original schedule. Minnesota will wrap up the eight-game California trip with a three-game series at Santa Clara on Friday, Mar. 18 at 8 p.m. (CT). Saturday, Mar. 19 at 8 p.m. (CT) and Sunday, Mar. 20 at 3 p.m. (CT) that also on the schedule for the original trip to California.

The Gophers will also return to the state of California the following week when they face Cal Poly in a three-series on Mar. 25-27 that was moved from the Metrodome to San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Minnesota was originally scheduled to host Butler, Gonzaga and Illinois at the Metrodome Tournament, but had the tournament cancelled after the collapse of the Metrodome roof. The Gophers and Bulldogs rescheduled that week with the three-game series.

(UM Release)

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