Trojan Baseball Unveils 2019 Schedule

Trojan Baseball Unveils 2019 Schedule

ANDERSON, S.C. – The Anderson University baseball team will play 10 contests in 2019 against four teams that reached the NCAA Division II Tournament last season, as the Trojans released their schedule on Thursday.

The Trojans earned back-to-back berths in the 2014 and 2015 South Atlantic Conference Tournaments and made a deep run in last year's conference tournament with upset wins over Lenoir-Rhyne, Catawba and Tusculum. AU will be seeking its fourth appearance in the SAC Championship in six seasons.

Anderson's schedule is tilted in favor of contests at Memorial Stadium, as the Trojans will play 30 home games – which is eclipsed only by the 32 home games played in both 1998 and 2001. The 2019 slate also features 20 games on the road and includes 26 nonconference matchups to go along with the 24 SAC games.

The schedule includes six opponents from Conference Carolinas, four Peach Belt Conference foes – with Augusta returning to the schedule after a one-year absence, a three-game home set against Alabama-Huntsville from the Gulf South Conference and a first-ever matchup against Benedict from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Anderson will play seven of its first eight games and 12 of its first 15 contests in the Electric City, while opening the 2019 schedule with a three-game homestand, marking the eighth time in 10 years that the Trojans have started the season in the friendly confines of Anderson Memorial Stadium.

vs. King (Feb. 2 - 1 p.m./4 p.m.) and (Feb. 3 – 1 p.m.)
Series Record: Anderson leads, 2-1
Notes: Series began in 2018
Last Time: King 4-0 (2/03/18 – Anderson, S.C.)
2018 Record: 29-19, 10-12 – Conference Carolinas Finish: 5th

vs. Young Harris (Feb. 5 – 3 p.m.)
Series Record: Anderson leads, 4-2
Notes: Series began in 2016
Last Time: YHC 11-5 (4/18/18 – Anderson, S.C.)
2018 Record: 26-24, 15-15 – Peach Belt Conference Finish: 7th

at Augusta (Feb. 6 – 2 p.m.)
Series Record: Series is deadlocked at 19 wins apiece
Notes: Series began in 1998
Last Time: Augusta 12-5 (2/19/17)
2018 Record: 15-33, 8-22 – Peach Belt Conference Finish: 10th

vs. Alabama-Huntsville (Feb. 9 - 1 p.m./4 p.m.) and (Feb. 10 – 1 p.m.)
Series Record: Alabama-Huntsville leads, 2-0
Notes: Series began in 2018
2018 Record: 24-22, 13-16 – Gulf South Conference Finish: 8th

at North Greenville (Feb. 12 – 3 p.m.)
Series Record: Anderson leads, 20-19
Last Time: NGU 15-7 (3/5/18 – Tigerville, S.C.)
2018 Record: 46-10, 21-3 – Conference Carolinas Finish: 1st, Conference Carolinas Regular-Season Champion, Conference Carolinas Tournament Champion, NCAA Tournament

vs. Belmont Abbey (Feb. 13 – 3 p.m.)
Series Record: Belmont Abbey leads, 30-11
Notes: Series began in 1999 … Second meeting since the 2013 season
Last Time: BAC 12-3 (2/13/18 – Belmont, N.C.)
2018 Record: 40-14, 18-5 – Conference Carolinas Finish: 3rd, NCAA Tournament

at Young Harris (Feb. 19 – 2 p.m.)
Series Record: Anderson leads, 4-2
Notes: Series began in 2016
Last Time: YHC 11-5 (4/18/18 – Anderson, S.C.)
2018 Record: 26-24, 15-15 – Peach Belt Conference Finish: 7th

vs. Benedict (Feb. 20 – 3 p.m.)
Series Record: First Meeting
2018 Record: 17-20, 7-12 – Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Finish: 5th (East Division)

vs. Lincoln Memorial* (Feb. 22 – 6 p.m.) and (Feb. 23 – 1 p.m./4 p.m.)
Series Record: Lincoln Memorial leads, 14-11
Notes: Series began in 2009 … Two-Time Defending SAC Tournament Champions
Last Time: LMU 6-4 (4/29/18 – South Atlantic Conference Tournament)
2018 Record: 36-21, 15-12 – South Atlantic Conference Finish: 4th, NCAA Tournament

at Erskine (Feb. 27 – 2 p.m.)
Series Record: Erskine leads, 50-29
Last Time: EC 5-4 (4/24/18 – Anderson, S.C.)
2018 Record: 26-25, 11-12 – Conference Carolinas Finish: 4th

at Lenoir-Rhyne* (March 1 – 6 p.m.) and (March 2 – 1 p.m./4 p.m.)
Series Record: Lenoir-Rhyne leads, 18-8
Notes: Series began in 2009
Last Time: AU 16-2 (4/26/18 – South Atlantic Conference Tournament)
2018 Record: 27-22, 13-14 – South Atlantic Conference Finish: T-5th

North Greenville (March 5 – 3 p.m.)
Series Record: Anderson leads, 20-19
Last Time: NGU 15-7 (3/5/18 – Tigerville, S.C.)
2018 Record: 46-10, 21-3 – Conference Carolinas Finish: 1st, Conference Carolinas Regular-Season Champion, Conference Carolinas Tournament Champion, NCAA Tournament

at Belmont Abbey (March 6 – 4 p.m.)
Series Record: Belmont Abbey leads, 30-11
Notes: Series began in 1999
Last Time: BAC 12-3 (2/13/18 – Belmont, N.C.)
2018 Record: 40-14, 18-5 – Conference Carolinas Finish: 3rd, NCAA Tournament

at Catawba* (March 8 – 6 p.m.) and (March 9 – 1 p.m./4 p.m.)
Series Record: Catawba leads, 27-10
Notes: Four-time defending SAC Regular-Season Champion
Last Time: AU 4-1 (4/27/18 – South Atlantic Conference Tournament)
2018 Record: 30-24, 19-8 – South Atlantic Conference Finish: 1st

vs. UNC Pembroke (March 15 – 6 p.m.), (March 16 – 1 p.m.) and (March 17 – 1 p.m.)
Series Record: UNC Pembroke leads, 29-6
Notes: Series began in 2004 and resumes following a two-year hiatus
Last Time: UNCP 6-5 (1/31/15 – Pembroke, N.C.)
2018 Record: 39-15, 17-12 – Peach Belt Conference Finish: 4th, NCAA Tournament

at Southern Wesleyan (March 19 – 6 p.m.)
Series Record: Anderson leads, 34-19
Notes: Series began in 1998
Last Time: AU 18-7 (4/4/18 – Central, S.C.)
2018 Record: 17-32, 3-21 – Conference Carolinas Finish: 9th

vs. Augusta (March 20 – 6 p.m.)
Series Record: Series is deadlocked at 19 wins apiece
Notes: Series began in 1998
Last Time: Augusta 12-5 (2/19/17)
2018 Record: 15-33, 8-22 – Peach Belt Conference Finish: 10th

at Newberry* (March 22 – 6 p.m.) and (March 23 – 1 p.m./4 p.m.)
Series Record: Newberry leads 29-23
Last Time: AU 8-7 (4/21/18 – Anderson, S.C.)
2018 Record: 25-23, 13-14 – South Atlantic Conference Finish: T-5th

vs. Erskine (March 26 – 6 p.m.)
Series Record: Erskine leads, 50-29
Last Time: EC 5-4 (4/24/18 – Anderson, S.C.)
2018 Record: 26-25, 11-12 – Conference Carolinas Finish: 4th

vs. Carson-Newman* (March 29 – 6 p.m.) and (March 30 – 1 p.m./4 p.m.)
Series Record: Carson-Newman leads, 28-8
Last Time: C-N 6-1 (4/28/18 – South Atlantic Conference Tournament)
2018 Record: 28-22, 16-11 – South Atlantic Conference Finish: 3rd

at North Georgia (April 2 – 6 p.m.)
Series Record: North Georgia leads 30-5
Notes: Series began in 2001
Last Time: UNG 9-2 (4/3/18 – Dahlonega, Ga.)
2018 Record: 31-22, 17-13 – Peach Belt Conference Finish: 5th, NCAA Tournament

vs. Tusculum* (April 5 – 6 p.m.) and (April 6 – 1 p.m./4 p.m.)
Series Record: Tusculum leads 22-13
Last Time: AU 7-6 (10 innings) (4/29/18 – SAC Tournament)
2018 Record: 25-27, 13-14 – South Atlantic Conference Finish: T-5th

vs. Erskine (April 9 – 6 p.m.)
Series Record: Erskine leads, 50-29
Last Time: EC 5-4 (4/24/18 – Anderson, S.C.)
2018 Record: 26-25, 11-12 – Conference Carolinas Finish: 4th

vs. Southern Wesleyan (April 10 – 6 p.m.)
Series Record: Anderson leads, 34-19
Notes: Series began in 1998
Last Time: AU 18-7 (4/4/18 – Central, S.C.)
2018 Record: 17-32, 3-21 – Conference Carolinas Finish: 9th

at Coker* (April 12 – 3 p.m.) and (April 13 – 12 p.m./3 p.m.)
Series Record: Anderson leads, 36-27
Last Time: AU 6-3 (3/10/18 - Anderson, S.C.)
2018 Record: 18-25, 7-20 – South Atlantic Conference Finish: 10th

vs. Emmanuel (April 16 – 6 p.m.)
Series Record: Series is tied at 10-10
Notes: Series began in 1998 - The two teams did not play from 2004-2015
Last Time: EMM 19-12 (3/7/17 – Franklin Springs, Ga.)
2018 Record: 18-25, 7-20 – Conference Carolinas Finish: 10th

at Erskine (April. 17 – 3 p.m.)
Series Record: Erskine leads, 50-29
Last Time: EC 5-4 (4/24/18 – Anderson, S.C.)
2018 Record: 26-25, 11-12 – Conference Carolinas Finish: 4th

vs. Mars Hill* (April 19 – 6 p.m.) and (April 20 – 1 p.m./4 p.m.)
Series Record: Anderson leads 20-11
Notes: Series began in 2007
Last Time: MHU 5-4 (4/14/18 – Mars Hill, N.C.)
2018 Record: 21-26-1, 10-17 – South Atlantic Conference Finish: 9th

The 2019 Pilot/Flying J South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championship is set for April 25-29 at Smokies Stadium in Kodak, Tenn.

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