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Aggies set baseball schedule

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The UC Davis baseball team is hoping to begin and end the 2011 season with a bang. Only the exciting start, however, is guaranteed.

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The Aggies will open the season with a Causeway Cup series against Sacramento State and play games against four teams who advanced to the NCAA Division I Championship, in a 2011

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schedule that was announced by UCD head coach Rex Peters on Wednesday.

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The set against the Hornets will begin on Feb. 18 with a contest at Dobbins Baseball Complex, head to Hornet Field for a Feb. 19 matchup, then conclude on Feb. 20 back in Davis. Last year, the Aggies won two out of three against Sac State.

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Later, 2008 national champion Fresno State will be at Dobbins for a key nonconference series from March 4-6. The Bulldogs finished the 2010 season as the Western Athletic Conference regular-season champions with an overall record of 38-25 and advanced to the championship game of the WAC Tournament. UCD and Fresno State met last season and the Aggies picked up a win in the finale of the series when Scott Lyman pitched a complete game and gave up only two runs. The junior pitcher/outfielder return this season.

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The Aggies then participate in the Jack Gifford Memorial Tournament, which is hosted by Santa Clara and San Jose State from March 10-13, and round out the nonconference portion of the schedule with a three-game series against the Spartans beginning March 25.

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UCD also faces Pac-10 opponents Stanford and Cal in midweek single-game matchups in 2011, hosting the Cardinal on March 21 and the Golden Bears on May 21. Stanford advanced to the

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2010 NCAA Tournament after compiling a 31-25 record as did Cal with a 29-25 overall record.

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A three-game home series against Cal State Bakersfield, who claimed a 2-1 series win last season, is scheduled for April 15-17.

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Peters focused the nonconference slate on regional and Northern California opponents in an effort to reduce travel costs, while ensuring the Aggies will continue to play at a high level of competition.

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“It is still a very competitive schedule,” said Peters. “West coast and California opponents, in particular, are always very strong teams that play at a consistently high level. All of these teams are good baseball programs that we know will field competitive ball clubs.”

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UCD\’s Big West Conference schedule begins April 1 when the Aggies host 2010 regular-season champion Cal State Fullerton for three games. The Titans were the No. 1 seed at the Fullerton Regional and were the only Big West team to advance into a Super Regional last year.

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The Aggies will travel to Long Beach State from April 8-10 and will also visit UC Irvine, who also advanced to a regional in last year\’s NCAAs, from April 21-23.

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Cal State Northridge visits Dobbins Baseball Complex April 29-May 1 before UCD travels to play back-to-back road series at Pacific (May 6-8) and Cal Poly (May 13-15).

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The Aggies will close out the 2011 season by hosting consecutive conference series against UC Santa Barbara (May 20-22) and UC Riverside (May 27-29).

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The Aggies concluded last year, their third complete season as a member of Division I, with a 26-29 overall record and a 9-15 Big West record. David Popkins was named to the All-Big West first team while Matthew Lewis earned a second team nod. Lyman received honorable mention accolades.

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