PASADENA (Jan. 15, 2019) – The Caltech Baseball has team has released its schedule for the upcoming 2019 season.
The Beavers are set to make their return to North Field next month under first-year Head Coach Kevin Whitehead and will host Providence Christian College in the season opener on Friday, Feb. 16 at 2:30 p.m. before reconvening with the Sea Beggars the following day for an afternoon doubleheader. Caltech will next jump right into SCIAC play when it hosts Pomona-Pitzer Colleges on Friday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. before heading to Claremont to face the Sagehens in a doubleheader the very next day. The Beavers will then return home for a one-off with Vermont-based Castleton University on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 2:30 p.m. before taking off for a spring trip to Tucson, Ariz. over the first three days of March.
Upon their return, the Beavers are looking at a pair of four-game homestands in a busy month of March, beginning with a one-off with Whitman College on Saturday, Mar. 9 at noon. Caltech will next face Ithaca College for a second-consecutive season on Thursday, Mar. 14 at 3 p.m. before taking on Lakeland University for a Saturday afternoon doubleheader. The baseball team will next travel to the University of La Verne for a one-off on Friday, Mar. 22 before hosting the Leopards back in Pasadena for a doubleheader the following day. The Beavers will finish up the second homestand of the month with the College of New Rochelle on Monday, Mar. 25 at 3 p.m. and SCIAC foe California Lutheran University on Friday, Mar. 29 at 3 p.m. Caltech will then travel to Thousand Oaks to complete the three-game series on the ensuing Saturday.
April will have the Beavers primarily on the road as they work through the rest of their SCIAC schedule. Caltech will begin the month at home against defending conference champion University of Redlands on Friday, Apr. 5 at 3 p.m. before traveling to Redlands for a doubleheader the following day. Similarly, the Beavers will host a 3 p.m. tilt with rival Occidental College on Friday, Apr. 12 before heading to Eagle Rock for the ensuing doubleheader the next day. The baseball team will start its next series on the road at Whittier College on Friday, Apr. 19 before hosting the Poets for two games at home the next day. Caltech is set to wrap April with a three-game series with Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges beginning at home on Friday Apr. 26 for the annual Orange Out game at 3 p.m. The Beavers will then complete the series in Claremont the following day. Caltech baseball will finally partake in one regular season series in May when they travel to Chapman University on Friday, May 3 before closing the season on Senior Day with one more Saturday doubleheader. All of Caltech's doubleheader games will begin at 11 a.m.