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War Hawk baseball releases its 2018 schedule

Season begins Feb. 9

McMurry baseball releases its 2018...

ABILENE, Texas - McMurry University head baseball coach John Byington – beginning his 10th season at the helm and 20th year with the program overall – has released the 2018 schedule for his War Hawks squad.  The 40-game slate includes 19 games played at Walt Driggers Field.

 

Among the home contests are five, three-game weekend series’: a non-conference set versus Southwestern University (Feb. 16-17), as well as a quartet of American Southwest Conference series’ against Sul Ross State (Feb. 23-24), UT Tyler (March 23-24), East Texas Baptist University (Apr. 13-14) and crosstown rival Hardin-Simmons University (Apr. 27-28) to close out the regular season.

 

Additionally, McM fans will be treated to four mid-week (Tuesday) single games at home, all non-conference. Those bouts include: Austin College (Feb. 20), Wayland Baptist University (Mar. 6), Dallas Christian (Mar. 13) and UT Dallas (Apr. 3).

 

The War Hawks will open the 2018 campaign on the road at Schreiner University with a single game on Friday, February 9. The two teams will also play a doubleheader the following day in Kerrville, as well.

 

McMurry’s ASC road trips will take the team to LeTourneau (Mar. 9-10), Concordia-Texas (Mar. 16-17), Howard Payne (Apr. 6-7) and Mary Hardin-Baylor (Apr. 20-21). The War Hawks have a non-league series at Texas Lutheran (Mar. 2-3), as well as single games at Dallas Christian (Feb. 27), Wayland Baptist (Mar. 27) and Austin College (Apr. 10).

 

McMurry finished the 2017 season 13-27.

 

Date

Day

 

Opponent

Location

Time

Feb. 9

F

 

Schreiner University

Kerrville, TX

2 p.m.

Feb. 10

S

 

Schreiner University (DH)

Kerrville, TX

12 p.m.

Feb. 16

F

 

Southwestern University

Abilene

3 p.m.

Feb. 17

S

 

Southwestern University (DH)

Abilene

1 p.m.

Feb. 20

T

 

Austin College

Abilene

3 p.m.

Feb. 23

F

*

Sul Ross State University

Abilene

7 p.m.

Feb. 24

S

*

Sul Ross State University (DH)

Abilene

1 p.m.

Feb. 27

T

 

Dallas Christian College

Dallas, TX

2 p.m.

March 2

F

 

Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX

7 p.m.

March 3

S

 

Texas Lutheran University (DH)

Seguin, TX

1 p.m.

March 6

T

 

Wayland Baptist University (Texas)

Abilene

6 p.m.

March 9

F

*

LeTourneau University

Longview, TX

2 p.m.

March 10

S

*

LeTourneau University (DH)

Longview, TX

12 p.m.

March 13

T

 

Dallas Christian College

Abilene

5 p.m.

March 16

F

*

Concordia University Texas

Austin, TX

7 p.m.

March 17

S

*

Concordia University Texas (DH)

Austin, TX

1 p.m.

March 23

F

*

University of Texas at Tyler

Abilene

7 p.m.

March 24

S

*

University of Texas at Tyler (DH)

Abilene

1 p.m.

March 27

T

 

Wayland Baptist University (Texas)

Plainview, TX

6 p.m.

Apr. 3

T

 

University of Texas at Dallas

Abilene

3 p.m.

Apr. 6

F

*

Howard Payne University

Brownwood, TX

2 p.m.

Apr. 7

S

*

Howard Payne University (DH)

Brownwood, TX

1 p.m.

Apr. 10

T

 

Austin College

Sherman, TX

5 p.m.

Apr. 13

F

*

East Texas Baptist University

Abilene

7 p.m.

Apr. 14

S

*

East Texas Baptist University (DH)

Abilene

1 p.m.

Apr. 20

F

*

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Belton, TX

7 p.m.

Apr. 21

S

*

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (DH)

Belton, TX

1 p.m.

Apr. 27

F

*

Hardin-Simmons University

Abilene

7 p.m.

Apr. 28

S

*

Hardin-Simmons University (DH)

Abilene

1 p.m.

 

*American Southwest Conference game(s)

 

(DH) = doubleheader; second game begins approximately 25 minutes after conclusion of game 1.

 

Home game in Bold Type

 


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