Penn State Baseball

Nittany Lions baseball schedule set

Penn State announced its schedule for next spring on Monday, highlighted by another meeting with Texas Christian.

The Nittany Lions, who were swept by the Horned Frogs in a three-game series at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park last season, visit TCU on Feb. 17-19 to open the season. TCU played in the College World Series for a third straight year and fourth time in six seasons last June.

Penn State will then battle Xavier on Feb. 24-26 at the USA Baseball National Training Center in Cary, N.C., followed by road trips to Pacific (March 4-6), California-Davis (March 8) and Sacramento State (March 9-11). Two games at home against Delaware to open the home slate, and two on the road with the Blue Hens (March 16-19) follow.

Other home games include Bucknell (March 21), West Virginia (March 22), Columbia (March 24-26), Binghamton (March 28), Cornell (March 29), Ohio State (April 7-9), Bucknell (April 11), Pittsburgh (April 18), Northwestern (April 21-23), Lafayette (April 26), Minnesota (May 5-7) and Nebraska (May 18-20).

Other road trips to go Michigan (March 31-April 2), Pittsburgh (April 4), Maryland (April 14-16), Iowa (April 28-30), West Virginia (May 9) and Indiana (May 12-14).