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Baseball team releases 2013 schedule

LEWISTON, Maine -- The Bates College baseball team has released its 2013 schedule, including seven-game February trip to Georgia and 12 home games. As follows:

Date    Opponent    Time

Feb. 19    at Berry    2pm
Feb. 20    at Berry (DH)    2pm
Feb. 22    at Emory    2pm
Feb. 23    at Oglethorpe (DH)    12pm
Feb. 24    at Emory    12pm
Mar. 9      vs. Middlebury (at TBA) (DH)    2pm
Mar. 10    at Endicott (DH)    12pm
Mar. 13    at Babson    3:30pm
Mar. 23    at Salem State (DH)    12pm
Mar. 24    Husson (DH)    12pm
Mar. 29    at Tufts*     3pm
Mar. 30    at Tufts* (DH)    12pm
Apr. 5    Bowdoin*    3pm
Apr. 6    at Bowdoin* (DH)    12pm
Apr. 13    at Becker (DH)     4pm
Apr. 14    at Wesleyan (DH)    12pm
Apr. 16    at St. Joseph’s    4pm
Apr. 17    Gordon     4pm
Apr. 18    at Plymouth State    4pm
Apr. 19    Trinity*    3pm
Apr. 20    Trinity* (DH)    12pm
Apr. 24    UMaine-Farmington    3pm
Apr. 26    at Colby*    3pm
Apr. 27    Colby* (DH)    12pm
Apr. 1    Southern Maine    4pm
Apr. 5    at Williams (DH)    12pm
Apr. 8    St. Joseph’s    12:30pm
May 10-12    NESCAC Championship    TBD
May 16-19    NCAA New England Regionals    TBD
May 22-26    NCAA Division III World Series    Appleton, Wis.

The Bobcats return all but one regular starter and one starting pitcher from the 2012 team that finished 23-17, Bates’ third straight 20-plus win season, the last two under head coach Mike Leonard. Twenty-three team members played in summer collegiate leagues around the country, and seven of them won league championships.